Handbook Of Community-based Clinical Practice

Hardcover | August 16, 2005

EditorAnita Lightburn, Phebe Sessions

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This sweeping volume builds the much-needed bridge between books on community practice and on clinical practice, including 33 chapters written by expert social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists specifically for clinicians making the transition to community-based work. This is the first handbook to specifically address this gap and provide meaningful guidance for today's community practitioners. Its overarching goal is to support the ongoing development of community-based mental health care, drawing on a wealth of practical examples. This groundbreakingcollection not only outlines the history and philosophy of community practice but richly illustrates the state of the art with examples from early intervention and development programs, school-based practice, and community mental health services for children, families, and adults. Community-based clinicians of every stripe will find this handbook indispensable for understanding, improving, and evaluating their practice while enriching the health and well-being of their clients and their communities.

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This sweeping volume builds the much-needed bridge between books on community practice and on clinical practice, including 33 chapters written by expert social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists specifically for clinicians making the transition to community-based work. This is the first handbook to specifically address this ga...

Anita Lightburn is at Fordham University. Phebe Sessions is at Smith College.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:584 pages, 7.01 × 10.12 × 1.89 inPublished:August 16, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195159225

ISBN - 13:9780195159226

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction and Model of Practice1. What Is Community-Based Clinical Practice?: Traditions and Transformations, Phebe Sessions and Anita Lightburn2. Community-Based Clinical Practice: Recreating the Culture of Care, Anita Lightburn and Phebe SessionsII. Paradigm Shift and System Essentials3. In the Care of Strangers, Ann Weick4. A Paradigm Shift in Developmental Perspectives?: The Self in Context, Dennis Saleebey5. Ideas of Self and Community: Expanding Possibilities for Practice, Carol R. Swenson6. A Communal Perspective for Relational Therapies, Lynn Hoffman7. Toward Critical Social Practices: Hermeneutics, Poetics, and Micropolitics in Community Mental Health, Marcelo Pakman8. Culturally Competent Community-Based Practice: A Critical Review, Maria D. Corwin9. Similarity and Difference in Cross-Cultural Practice: An Anthropological Perspective, Catherine Nye10. The Road to Becoming an Anti-Racism Organization, Susan E. Donner and Joshua Miller11. Family and Network Training for A System Of Care: "A Pedagogy Of Hope," Mary E. Olson12. Evaluating Community-Based Clinical Practice, Martha Morrison Dore and Anita LightburnIII. The Leadership Journey in Community-Based Clinical Practice: Practice, Theory and Policy13. The Network Context of Network Therapy: A Story from the European Nordic North, Tom Andersen14. Unitas: Therapy for Youth in a Street Society, Edward P. Eismann15. Pathways to Reforming Children's Mental Health Service Systems: Public and Personal, Judith C. Meyers16. The Development of a Community-Based System of Care, Susan C. Ayers and D. Russell LymanIV. Practice ExamplesA. Early Intervention and Family Support17. Family of Friends: Creating a Supportive Day Care Community to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect, Martha Morrison Dore, Nancy Feldman, Amy Winnick Gelles18. Developing a Community-Based Model for Integrated Family Center Practice, Chris Warren-Adamson and Anita Lightburn19. Children and HIV: A Model of Home-Based Mental Health Treatment, Sandra Gossart-Walker and Robert A. MurphyB. School-Based Practice20. Partners for Success: Ten Years of Collaboration Between a School for Social Work and an Urban Public School System, Phebe Sessions and Verba Fanolis21. School-Based Clinical Practice and School Reform: Application of Clinical Social Work to the School Development Program, Joanne Corbin22. Social Work and the "Community of Concern" in an Urban American Public Elementary School: An Interim Report, E. Martin Schotz, Ruth Grossman Dean, and Jane Crosby23. School-Based Psychoeducational Groups on Trauma Designed to Decrease Reenactment, Ann Marie Glodich, Jon G. Allen, Jim Fultz, George Thompson, Cindy Arnold-Whitney, Cheri Varvil, and Chris MoodyC. Community-Based Mental Health Services for Children and Families24. Working With High-Risk Children and Families in Their Own Homes: An Integrative Approach to the Treatment of Vulnerable Children, Jean Adnopoz25. The Ecology of Intensive Community-Based Intervention, D. Russell Lyman, and Borja Alvarez de Toledo26. Creating a Community of Care for Seriously Emotionally Distressed Youth: The Mott Haven Initiative, a System of Care Experience, Katherine Gordy Levine27. Police-Mental Health Collaboration on Behalf of Children Exposed to Violence: The Child Development-Community Policing Program Model, Stephen Marans and Miriam Berkman28. It Takes a Community to Help an Adolescent: Community-Based Clinical Services for Immigrant Adolescents, Roni Berger29. The Neighborhood Place: An Alternative Mental Health Program, Paula Armbruster, Laura Ewing, Virginia DeVarennes, Abigail Prestin, Lisa Lochner, Ursula Chock, and Saglar BougdaevaB. Community Mental Health for Adults30. Recovery Guides: An Emerging Model of Community-Based Care for Adults With Psychiatric Disabilities, Larry Davidson, Janis Tondora, Martha Staeheli, Maria O'Connell, Jennifer Frey, Matthew J. Chinman31. Open Dialogue Integrates Individual and Systemic Approaches in Serious Psychiatric Crises, Jaakko Seikkula32. Gjakova: The First Community Mental Health Center in Kosovo, Ellen Pulleyblank-Coffey, James Griffith, and Jusuf Ulaj33. Critical Incident Debriefings and Community-Based Clinical Care, Joshua Miller

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"The book is comprehensive and well-organized... Ground-breaking in the field of community-based clinical practice. It extends, critiques, and contributes to the social work knowledge base in a way that will be appreciated by a wide range of practitioners."--Clinical Social WorkJournal