The Social Work Interview: A Guide for Human Service Professionals by Alfred KadushinThe Social Work Interview: A Guide for Human Service Professionals by Alfred Kadushin

The Social Work Interview: A Guide for Human Service Professionals

byAlfred Kadushin, Goldie Kadushin

Paperback | March 4, 1997

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For twenty-five years, The Social Work Interview has been the textbook of choice in social work and other human service courses, as well as an essential professional resource for practitioners. This new edition, the first in seven years, is thoroughly updated-revised, expanded, and reorganized for more thorough coverage and for more effective teaching and learning.

New to this edition:

Thoroughly reorganized chapters and sections for greater coherence and clarity

More extensive literature review

Greater emphasis on the process of communication and its role in interviewing

New or greatly expanded coverage of interviewing short-term, involuntary, and other special clients

Expanded coverage of techniques for bridging racial and ethnic differences

Greater coverage of interviewer/interviewee differences related to class, race, and gender

Chapter-end summaries throughout.

Alfred Kadushin was the Julia C. Lathrop Distinguished Professor of Social Work Emeritus at the School of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He was the author of Consultation in Social Work, The Social Work Interview, Adopting Older Children, and, with Judith A. Martin, Child Abuse: An Interactional Event, all publis...
Title:The Social Work Interview: A Guide for Human Service ProfessionalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 8.7 × 5.9 × 1.25 inPublished:March 4, 1997Publisher:Columbia University Press

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Table of Contents

ContentsIntroduction xiiiI. General Orientation and Basic Concepts of Interviewing and Communication, 11. The Interview in Social Work, 32. The Interview as Communication, 273. Listening: A Basic Communication Skill, 49II. Sequential Phases in the Interview Process and Associated Techniques, 634. Introductory Phase, 655. Beginning the Interview: First Phase Objective -- Establishing a Relationship, 996. Problem Exploration Phase, 1357. Developmental Phase: Problem-Solving Interventions, 1738. Developmental Phase: More Problem-Solving Interventions, 2059. Developmental Phase: Questions and Questioning Techniques, 23510. Termination, Recording, and Evaluation, 271III. Some Special Problems in Interviewing, 28511. Nonverbal Communication, 28712. Cross-Cultural Interviewing, 32113. Some Problematic Interviews: The Involuntary Adult Client and the Sexually Abused Child, 355IV. The Essence of the Good Interviewer, 38714. The Competent Interviewer, 389Appendix: Transcribed Interview and Critique, 407References, 425Index, 447

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Adds practical, research based guidelines for interviewing involuntary adults and sexually abused children useful to both the student and the graduate practitioner.