To what extent do economic stresses - such as dual-earner parents, unemployment//underemployment and poverty in the family - affect a social worker's assessment of the families in their care? Families, Work, and Poverty applies a wealth of current research driven by the family systems theoretical framework to social work practice with families in three specific areas: employed-work and family- work; unemployment; and poverty. The book presents chapters on the theory and research in these three target areas, each followed by a chapter on applications and tools for direct practice in that area. Each applications chapter includes a case study, assessment tools, multilevel interventions and evaluations, and strategies for socialBut after several months of seeing Marvin, the EAP worker, Peter began to talk about the possibility of taking an auto mechanics course offered through the retraining program set up jointly by the plant and the union. He and Jane were able toanbsp;...
|Title||:||New Approaches to Family Practice|
|Author||:||Nancy R. Vosler|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 1996-09-27|