The Social Work Interview

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1997-02-01
  • Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr

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-- Ronald W. Toseland, author of An Introduction to Group Work Practice

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xiii
General Orientation and Basic Concepts of Interviewing and Communicationp. 1
The Interview in Social Workp. 3
Suggested Readingsp. 24
The Interview as Communicationp. 27
Summary: Chapter 2p. 46
Listening: a Basic Communication Skillp. 49
Suggested Readingsp. 61
Sequential Phases in the Interview Process and Associated Techniquesp. 63
Introductory Phasep. 65
Suggested Readingsp. 98
Beginning the Interview: First Phase Objective -- Establishing a Relationshipp. 99
Summary: Chapter 5p. 133
Problem Exploration Phasep. 135
Suggested Readingsp. 170
Developmental Phase: Problem-Solving Interventionsp. 173
Developmental Phase: More Problem-Solving Interventionsp. 205
Suggested Readingsp. 234
Developmental Phase: Questions and Questioning Techniquesp. 235
Termination, Recording, and Evaluationp. 271
Suggested Readingsp. 284
Some Special Problems in Interviewingp. 285
Nonverbal Communicationp. 287
Suggested Readingsp. 319
Cross-Cultural Interviewingp. 321
Suggested Readingsp. 352
Some Problematic Interviews: the Involuntary Adult Client and the Sexually Abused Childp. 355
Suggested Readingsp. 385
The Essence of the Good Interviewp. 387
The Competent Interviewerp. 389
Appendix: Transcribed Interview and Critiquep. 407
Referencesp. 425
Indexp. 447
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