Social Workers Desk Reference

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EditorKevin Corcoran, Albert R. Roberts

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People all over the world are confronted by issues such as poverty, a lack of access to quality education, unaffordable and or inadequate housing, and a lack of needed health and mental services on a daily basis. Due to these issues, there is a need for social workers who have access torelevant and timely scholarly materials in order to meet the needs of those facing these issues. The social, psychological, and biological factors resulting from these issues determine the level of a person's mental health at any given point in time and it is necessary for social workers to continueto evolve and develop to the new faces and challenges of the times in order to adequately understand the effects of these issues.In the first and second editions of the Social Workers' Desk Reference, the changes that were occurring in social work practice, education, and research were highlighted and focused upon. This third edition continues in the same tradition and continues to respond to the changes occurring in societyand how they are impacting the education, research, and practice of social work as a whole. With 159 chapters collaboratively written by luminaries in the profession, this third edition serves as a comprehensive guide to social work practice by providing the most recent conceptual knowledge andempirical evidence to aid in the understanding of the rapidly changing field of social work. Each chapter is short and contains practical information in addition to websites and updated references. Social work practitioners, educators, students, and other allied professionals can utilize the SocialWorkers' Desk Reference to gain interdisciplinary and interprofessional education, practice, and research.

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People all over the world are confronted by issues such as poverty, a lack of access to quality education, unaffordable and or inadequate housing, and a lack of needed health and mental services on a daily basis. Due to these issues, there is a need for social workers who have access torelevant and timely scholarly materials in order t...

Kevin Corcoran Ph.D. is Professor of Social Work at the University of Alabama. Albert R. Roberts is Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1328 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:April 21, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part I: Introduction and Overview1. Elizabeth Clark: What changes and what remains in a practice profession2. Shari Miller: Professional socialization: On becoming and being a social workerPart II: Roles, Functions, and Fields of Social Work Practice3. Alison Salloum and Lisa Rapp-McCall: Evidence-based social work practice with children and adolescents4. Kenneth R. Yeager: Overview of alcohol and drug dependency: Identification, assessment and treatment5. Robert Lucio: School social work6. Michael J. Holosko: Social work practice and leadership7. Raymond D. Fox: Essentials of Private Practice8. Stephen Gorin, Julie S. Darnell and Christina Andrews: Social work practice and the Affordable Care Act9. Martha Morrison Dore and Charlene Zuffante: Social Work Practice in Home-Based Services10. Daphne S. Cain: Social work practice in diseasters11. Karen S. Knox: Victim services12. Brandy Macaluso and Diane L. Green Sherman: The Social Worker in a Domestic Violence Services13. Ted Bober: Traumatic stress and emergency service14. Allen Rubin and James G. Daley: Military social work15. Anthony Hassan and Sara Kintzle: Military social work in the community16. Diane Scotland-Coogan: Social work with military families17. Jeff Skinner: Social work practice and personal self-carePart III: Social Work Values, Ethics, and Licensing Standards18. Frederic G. Reamer: Ethical Issues in Social Work19. Frederic G. Reamer: Risk Management in Social Work20. John M. Gallagher: Advocacy in administrative forums: Guidelines for practice in benefit appeals21. Andrew T. Marks and Karen S. Knox: Social Work Regulation and Licensing22. Frederic G. Reamer: The impaired social work professional23. Jonathan B. Singer and Melanie Sage: Technology in social work practice: Micro, Mezzo, and Marco applications24. Kimberly Strom-Gottfried: Navigating complex boundary challenges25. Juliet C. Rothman: Integrating values into social work practice26. Debra Siegel: Adoption competence in social work practicePart IV: Theoretical Foundations and Treatment Approaches in Clinical Social Work27. Yvonne Eaton-Stull: Crisis intervention with individuals and groups: Framework to guide social workers28. Jan Ligon: Fundamentals of Brief Treatment29. James W. Drisko: Common Factors in Psychotherapy30. Anne E. Fortune, Blanca M. Ramos and William J. Reid: Task-Centered Practice31. Alex Gitterman: The Life Model of social work practice32. William S. Rowe, Sumantha A. Hafner, Andalicia J. Stinson: Client-Centered Theory and Therapy33. M. Elizabeth Vonk and Theresa J. Early: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy34. Francis J. Turner: Psychosocial Therapy35. Peter Dejong: Solution-Focused Therapy36. William Borden: Theoretical pluralism and integrative perspectives in social work practice37. Yvonne Eaton-Stull: Animal-assisted interventions in social work practice38. Patricia Kelley and Mark Smith: Narrative Therapy39. Julie M. Rosenzweig and Stephanie A. Sundborg: The neurobiology of toxic stress: Implications for social work practice40. Denise E. Bronson: Fundamental priciples of behavioral social work41. Mo Yee Lee: The miracle question and scaling questions for solution-building and empowerment42. William P. Planning: Gestalt Therapy43. William Borden: Contemporary object relations treatment44. Kristen Heffernan, Betty Blythe, and Andrea Cole: Human trafficking and trauma-informed care45. Jerrold R. Brandell and Suzanne Brown: Using Self-Psychology in Clinical Social WorkPart V: Assessment in Social Work Practice: Knowledge and Skills46. Carlton E. Munson: Clinical diagnostic formulation using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition47. Kevin Corcoran: How clinical social workers can easily use Rapid Assessment Tools (RATs) for mental health assessment and treatment evaluation48. Elizabeth C. Pomeroy: Bipolar Disorder and related disorders49. Craig Winston Lecroy and Stephanie Kennedy: Guidelines for Selecting and Using Assessment Tools with children50. David W. Springer, Stephen J. Tripodi and Stephanie Kennedy: Assessment protocols and Rapid Assessment Tools with troubled adolescents51. Jacqueline Corcoran: Using Standardized Tests and Instruments in Family Assessments52. Steven L McMurtry, Susan J. Rose and Lisa K. Berger: Very brief screens for practice and evaluationPart VI: Working with Couples and Families53. Monica McGoldrick: Using Genograms to Map Family Patterns54. Froma Walsh: A Family Resilience Framework55. Catheleen Jordan, Cynthia Franklin, and Shannon Johnson: Treatment Planning with Families: An Evidence-Based Approach56. Cynthia Franklin, Catheleen Jordan, and Laura M. Hopson: Effective Couple and Family Treatment57. Harry J. Aponte and Karni Kissil: Structural Family Therapy58. Daniel V. Papero: Bowen Family Systems Therapy59. Katherine J. Baucom, Felicia de la Garza-Mercer, and Andrew Christensen: Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy60. Joseph Walsh: Family therapy approaches using psychoeducaton61. Kathryn Karusaitis Basham: Guidelines for Couple Therapy with Survivors of Childhood Trauma62. Eugenia L. Weiss, Jose E. Coll and Tara DeBraber: Working with children and families impacted by military service63. Traci L. Wilke, Jilan Li, and Mark W. Fraser: Preventing antisocial and aggressive behavior in childhood64. Barbara Van Noppen: Multifamily Groups with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder65. Tina Bogart Marshall and Phyllis Solomon: Collaborating with families of persons with severe mental illness66. Jonathan B Singer and Kimberly H. McManama O'Brien: Assessment, prevention, and intervention with suicidal youth67. Betty Blythe and Andrea Cole: Intensive family preservation servicesPart VII: Developing and Implementing Treatment Plans with Specific Groups and Disorders68. Vikki L. Vandiver: Guidelines for Establishing Effective Treatment Goals and Plans for DSM-5 insomnia and generalized anxiety disorders69. Cathy King Pike and Andrea G. Tamburro: Treating problem and disordered gambling: Often a hidden behavioral addiction70. Juliet Cassuto Rothman: Developing Therapeutic Contracts with Clients71. Charles D. Garvin: Developing Goals72. Kimberly Bender, Samantha M. Brown and David W. Springer: Treatment Planning with Adolescents: ADHD Case Applications73. Nina Rovinelli Heller and Jack Lu: Eating Disorders and Treatment Planning74. Gordon Macneil and Jason M. Newell: Panic Disorders and Agoraphobia75. Bruce A. Yhyer and Monica Pignotti: Treatment Plans for Clients with Social Phobia76. Terry B. Northcut and Nina Rovinelli Heller: Integration of psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral practices77. M. Elizabeth Vonk: The Assessment and Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder78. Lina Hartocollis and Jacqueline Strait: Guidelines for Clinical Social Work with Clients with Dissociative DisordersPart VIII: Guidelines for Specific Techniques79. Francis J. Turner: Practice from a technique perspective80. Lawrence Shulman: Developing Successful Therapeutic Relationships: The therapeutic and group alliances81. Stephen R. Lankton: Using Therapeutic Metaphor in Social Work82. Donald K. Granvold and Bruce A Thyer: Cognitive Restructuring Techniques83. Mo Yee Lee: Using Miracle and Scaling Questions for Solution-building and Empowering84. A. M. Thompson: Improving classroom management through Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports85. Carolyn Hilarski: Best Practices in Parenting Techniques86. Elizabeth C. Pomeroy, Kathleen H. Anderson and Rene Bradford Garcia and Diane L. Green: Bereavement and Grief Therapy87. Shannon K. Johnson, Kirk von Sternberg and Mary M. Velasquez: Motivational Interviewing88. Susan P. Robbins: Working with Clients Who Have Recovered Memories89. Anne E. Fortune: Terminating with ClientsPart IX: Guidelines for Specific Interventions90. Janice M. Prochaska, James O. Prochaska and Judith J. Prochaska: Transtheoretical Model Guidelines for Families with Child Abuse and Neglect91. Nancy Boyd-Webb: Play Therapy with Children in Crisis92. Craig Winston Lecroy: Social Skills Training and Child Therapy93. Diana M. Dinitto and C. Aaron Mcneece: Guidelines for Chemical Abuse and Dependency Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment94. Mark J. Macgowan and Alice Scmidt Hanbidge: Best Pratices in social work with Groups95. Marina Kukla and Gary R. Bond: Supported Employment Approaches96. Elizabeth M. Tracy and Susanne Brown: Working with and Strengthening Social Networks97. Tony Edmond and Allen Rubin: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing with Trauma Clients98. Kimberly Strom-Gottfried: Educational intervention: Principles for practice99. Donald K. Granvold: Divorce Therapy: The Application of Cognitive-Behavioral and Constructivist Treatment Methods100. Craig Winston LeCroy and Licole M. Huggett: Primary prevention using Go GRRRLs Group with Adolescent females101. Michelle F. Wright and Diane Green Sherman: Cyberbullying and the social worker102. Jonathon B. Singer: Empirically Supported treatments for borderline personality disorders103. Kia J. Bentley and Joseph Walsh: The interface of psychiatric medications and social workPart X: Case Management Guidelines104. Jack Rothman: An Overview of Case Management105. Joseph Walsh: Clinical Case Management106. Elizabeth Lightfoot: Case Management Policies and Programs with the Developmentally Disabled107. David P. Moxley: Case Management in Psychosocial Rehabilitation108. Jannah H. Mather and Grafton H. Hull Jr.: Case Management and Child Welfare109. W. Patrick Sullivan: Case Management with Substance-Abusing Clients110. Daniel S. Gardener and Dina Zempsky: Case management with older adults111. Brian Giddens, Lana Sue I. Ka'Opua, and Evelyn P. Tomaszewski: HIV/AIDS Case ManagementPart XI: Community Practice112. Anita Lightburn and Chris Warren-Adamson: An Integrated Practice Model for Family Centers113. Karen M. Sowers: International Perspectives on Social Work Practice114. Terry Mizrahi: Community Organizing Principles and Practice Guidelines115. Marie Overby Weil and Dorothy N. Gamble: Contemporary community models116. Michael Reisch: Legislative Advocacy to Empower Oppressed and Vulnerable Groups117. Dennis L. Poole and Aidyn L. Lachini: Community Partnerships for School-Based Services: Action Principles118. Gary L. Bowen, James A. Martin, Brenda J. Liston, and John P. Nelson: Building Community Capacity in the U.S. Air Force: The Community Readiness Consultant Model119. Michael J. Holosko: Neoliberalism, globalization and social welfare120. Toorjo Ghose: Community-lead structural intervention as community practice in Haiti and IndiaPart XII: Working with Vulnerable Populations and Persons at Risk121. Rowena Fong: Overview of Working with Vulnerable Populations and Persons at Risk122. Ann Marie Garran and Joshua Miller: The Legacy of Racism for Social Work Practice Today and What Do about It123. Katherine Ishizuka and Altar Husain: Anti-oppressive pratices124. Miriam Potocky: Effective Practice with Refugees and Immigrants125. Teresa A. Evans Campbell: Social Work Practice with Native Americans126. Halaevalu F. Ofahengaue Vakalahi and Rowena Fong: Social Work Practice with Asian and Pacific Islander Americans127. Ilze A. Earner and Alan Dettlaff and Genoveva Garcia: Social Work Practice with Latinos128. Sadye M. L. Logan: Social Work Practice with African Americans129. Elaine P. Congress: The Culturagram130. Neil Able: Social work practice with persons living with HIV/AIDS131. Mary Boes Katherine Van Wormer: Social Work with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Clients132. Kristin Heffernan and Betty Blythe: Global perspective on gender issuesPart XIII: School Social Work133. Paula Allen-Meares: Overview of Current and Future Practices in School Social Work134. Ronald O. Pitner, Roxana Marachi, Ron Avi Astor Andrami Benbenishty: Evidence-Based Violence Prevention Programs and Best Implementation Practices135. Cynthia Franklin, Johnny S. Kim, Michael S. Kelly, and Stephen J. Tripodi: Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Interventions for Students at Risk to Drop Out136. Steven W. Evans, Joanna M. Sadler, and Christine E. Brady: Treating Children and Adolescents with ADHD in the Schools137. Eden Hernandez Robles, Alan Dettlaff and Rowena Fong: Effectively working with Latino immigrant families in schools138. Natasha K. Bowen: Online database of interventions and resources for school social workersPart XIV: Forensic Social Work139. Jose B. Ashford: The changing face of forensic social work practice: An overview140. Carlton E. Munson: Forensic Social Work and Expert Witness Testimony in Child Welfare141. John Allen Lemmon: Mediation and Conflict Resolution142. Allan Edward Barsky: Child protection mediation: An interest-based approach143. Michael S. Shafer and Jose B. Ashford: Forensic social workers in offender diversion144. Jill l. Littrell: Therapeutic tasks at the drug court145. Jose B. Ashford: Making a case for life: models of investigation in death penalty mitigation146. Karen S. Knox: Assessing and treating adolescent sex offenders147. Michelle Mohr Carney: Forensic social work with women who use violence in intimate relationships148. Tina Maschi and Lauren Mizus: Best practices for assessing and treating older adult victims and offendersPart XV: Evidence-Based Practice149. Bruce A. Thyer: Evidence-Based Practice, Science, and Social Work: An Overview150. Eileen Gambrill and Leonard Gibbs: Developing Well-Structured Questions for Evidence-Informed Practice151. Allen Rubin and Danielle Parrish: Locating Credible Studies for Evidence-Based Practice152. Denise E. Bronson: Critically Appraising Studies for Evidence-Based Practice153. Paul Montgomery and Evan Mayo-Wilson: Randomized Controlled Trials and Evidence-Based Practice154. Jacqueline Corcoran and Julia H. Littell: Meta-Analysis and Evidence-Based Practice155. Julia H. Littell and Jacqueline Corcoran: Systematic Reviews and Evidence-Based Practice156. Micchael Saini and Rory Crath: Qualitative research and evidence-based practice157. Eileen Gambrill: Integrating Information from Diverse Sources in Evidence-Based Practice158. Aron Shlonsky: Evidence-Based Practice in Social Work Education159. Bruce A. Thyer and Laura L. Myers: Evaluating our effectiveness in carrying out evidence-based practiceGlossaryAuthor IndexSubject Index