Decision Cases for Advanced Social Work Practice: Confronting Complexity by Terry WolferDecision Cases for Advanced Social Work Practice: Confronting Complexity by Terry Wolfer

Decision Cases for Advanced Social Work Practice: Confronting Complexity

byTerry Wolfer, Lori Franklin, Karen Gray

Paperback | November 19, 2013

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These fifteen cases take place in child welfare, mental health, hospital, hospice, domestic violence, refugee resettlement, veterans' administration, and school settings and reflect individual, family, group, and supervised social work practice. They confront common ethical and treatment issues and raise issues regarding practice interventions, programs, policies, and laws. Cases represent open-ended situations, encouraging students to apply knowledge from across the social work curriculum to develop problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.

An instructor's manual with teaching notes is available by emailing: coursematerials@columbiauniversitypress.com.

Terry A. Wolfer is a professor at the University of South Carolina College of Social Work and a recipient of the Distinguished Recent Contributions in Social Work Education Award from the Council on Social Work Education.Lori D. Franklin is a licensed clinical social worker and a clinical assistant professor at the University of Oklah...
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Title:Decision Cases for Advanced Social Work Practice: Confronting ComplexityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pagesPublished:November 19, 2013Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231159854

ISBN - 13:9780231159852

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Table of Contents

Preface and AcknowledgmentsTo Instructors, by Terry A. WolferTo Students, by Terry A. Wolfer, Lori D. Franklin, and Karen A. GrayIntroduction to the Cases, by Terry A. Wolfer and Vicki M. Runnion1. No Place Like Home, by Lori D. Franklin2. Gay-for-Pay, by Lori D. Franklin3. But Someone Could Die!, by Karen A. Gray and Anna Woodham4. Believing Women, by Gecole Harley and Terry A. Wolfer5. I Knew This Internship Thing Would Blow Up!, by Gecole Harley and Terry A. Wolfer6. Child Collectors?, by Lori D. Franklin7. I'm a Social Worker!, by Karen A. Gray and Julie Sprinkle8. Flying Flags in Alabama, by Noël Busch-Armendariz, Dawnovise N. Fowler, and Terry A. Wolfer9. Private, Dismissed, by Michelle Hovis and Lori D. Franklin10. Wandering, by Lori D. Franklin and Danielle R. Snyder11. A Matter of Life and Death?, by Susy Villegas, Mónica M. Alzate, and Karen A. Gray12. Exposed, by David Pooler and Terry A. Wolfer13. Nowhere to Skate, by Laura B. Poindexter and Terry A. Wolfer14. Driven to Drink, by Terry A. Wolfer15. "Don't Tell Her," by Sean Siberio and Terry A. WolferIndex

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An excellent tool for developing skills of critical reflection and analysis, alongside recognition of the impact of social work on self.