View larger. Hardcover December 12, Paperback December 13, Professors: free copies available for adoption consideration Download an e-book copy now or order a print copy. A leading professional resource and course text, this book provides practical guidance for treating clients with substance use disorders in a variety of contexts.
Expert contributors present major assessment and treatment approaches together with detailed recommendations for intervening with particular substances. Clinical techniques are clearly explained and illustrated with helpful case examples. The book is useful for social workers and those struggling with addiction alike. Author s : A. Anna Nelson offers social workers new insight on the subject, helping students to understand the issue as it affects service users across a range of social work practice settings. Author s : Anna Nelson Read More About This Book Alcohol, Other Drugs and Addictions: A Professional Development Manual for Social Work and the Human Services Designed to prepare students for the realities of working with clients affected by addictions, this text provides the necessary tools needed to competently translate addictions theory into practice.
It offers a thorough examination of a range of models and perspectives for helping, and it encourages critical thinking to best match approaches with clients and situations. Presented in a work-text format, this book is full of cases, exercises, role-plays, and questions that encourage comprehension of concepts and application to practice.
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The book is constantly updated and works to allow social workers to be key components in helping individuals work through their issues. Backed with empirically-sound data, the book helps develop useful treatment approaches that will last a lifetime. Author s : Lisa M. Author s : Michael G.
Vaughn and Brian E. Author s : Carlo C. It details interesting aspects of addiction that often put others at odds with themselves. Author s : E. Understanding Legal Concepts that Influence Social Welfare Policy and Practice The law plays an important role in influencing social welfare policy and social work practice. Court decisions in policy areas, whether the rulings are perceived as positive or negative, determine what social welfare policy is and what social workers do. By reading this book, social work students will gain a useful understanding of and application of key legal concepts that influence social welfare policy.
Author s : Rudolph Alexander, Jr. It provides students with the knowledge, skills, and values that are essential for working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities, and public policy in a variety of practice settings. Segal demonstrates how the myriad values of diverse groups in America have influenced current policies, and helps students recognize that analysis takes place through the lens of these often opposing values.
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Segal Read More About This Book Saving Bernice: Battered Women, Welfare, and Poverty Saving Bernice is a must-read for those looking to gain new perspective that uproots both conservative and liberal tendencies regarding abused women trapped in the cycle of poverty. Bernice details how she succumbed to the abuse cycle from her partner and how many other women fall prey to the same thing. The book keeps a fresh approach that makes it useful for those involved in sociology, social policy, and even political science.
The book gives a macro-view at the social systems that help and hinder individuals across the country. Author s : Morley D.
Clinical Work with Substance-Abusing Clients, Third Edition by Shulamith Lala Straussner
Glicken Read More About This Book Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare is an absolutely necessary read that depicts some of the most crucial problems related to ensuring children receive all the care needed in welfare situations. The book is sure to address some of the most pressing matters related to why children of color receive fewer services and are typically subjected to remaining in care longer.
The compelling read focuses on how some families consistently lack the opportunity to succeed in America. Social Work and Dementia: Good Practice and Care Management Social Work and Dementia informs social workers on the best practices for individuals experiencing the ever-growing condition of dementia. The author is sure to outline where current procedures fall short and how to go about addressing them. Author s : Margaret Anne Tibbs Read More About This Book The Social Context of Ageing: A Textbook of Gerontology This comprehensive text focuses on the social contexts of ageing, looking at the diversity of ageing and older people, and at different factors that are important to experiences of old age and ageing.
Kennedy sets forth a clear framework for understanding the interplay of medical, psychological, and social factors in frequently encountered problems among older adults. Author s : Gary J. The book is critical for service providers working with a diverse clientele. Social workers are often put into situations where they have to help mediate between elderly individuals and their loved ones. Author s : Roberta R. Greene Read More About This Book Social Work with Older Adults 4th Edition Social Work with Older Adults details the unique struggles that elderly individuals face and how a much younger social worker can still employ skills to seem relatable while assisting these other individuals.
Jane Addams: Spirit in Action Jane Addams is an important part of history, namely for her contributions to civil justice. As the founder of numerous organizations, including the NAACP, the story of her life helps inspire other to enact the social change they wish to see.
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The author, a psychotherapist with 40 years of experience treating eating disorders in patients of all ages with a specialty in working with children and families, speaks to health professionals and parents as pivotal advocates for the child in treatment and recovery. Author s : David M. Hall Read More About This Book Three Little Words: A Memoir An inspiring true story of the tumultuous nine years Ashley Rhodes-Courter spent in the foster care system, and how she triumphed over painful memories and real-life horrors to ultimately find her own voice.
Since LGBT individuals are regularly discriminated against, this book makes an impressive read for all. By taking an approach that looks at gender and sexuality, the book is able to delve into important issues that outline reasons children are bullied. Reflecting the nature of this issue, the volume is notably interdisciplinary, with contributions from scholars in psychology, sociology, human development, family studies, gender studies, sexuality studies, legal studies, social work and anthropology.
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Goldberg and Katherine R. Allen Read More About This Book Social Work and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People: Making a Difference Broadening the agenda for social work, Julie Fish provides an in-depth survey of how social workers involved with lesbian, gay, bisexual, or trans people can provide appropriate care across the lifespan, including working with children and older people. Author s : Julie Fish Read More About This Book Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People is a regularly updated book that aims to equip social workers with all the information needed to help these individuals that are regularly discriminated and experiencing crises involved identity and even bullying.
Author s : Gerald P. In this practical and important book, each chapter is written by specialists in a particular area devoted to the care of service members and includes case material to demonstrate assessment and intervention approaches. Views Total views. Actions Shares. Embeds 0 No embeds.
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