Theoretical Perspectives for Direct Social Work Practice

Theoretical Perspectives for Direct Social Work Practice

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q Praise for the first edition Finally, a social work practice text that makes a difference! This is the book that you have wished for but could never find. Although similar to texts that cover a range of practice theories and approaches to clinical practice, this book clearly has a social work frame of reference and a social work identity. --Gayla Rogers, Dean of the Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary This second edition has been updated and revised to include: A new chapter on Relational Theory, and newly-rewritten chapters by new authors on Cognitive-Behavioral Theory, Existential Theory, and Wraparound Services New critique of the Empirically Supported Treatment (EST) movement Updated information on the movement toward eclecticism in counseling and psychotherapy A refined conceptualization of the editors' generalist-eclectic approach This new edition discusses many of the same issues presented in the first, but also provides a framework for integrating the use of each theory with central social work principles and values, as well as with the artistic elements of practice. qImmigration, cultural diversity in, 138 Independence (liberal value), 346 Indirect practice methods, 3 Individual development theory, 120a€”126 autonomy vs. shame, 121a€”122 feminist critique of traditional theoa€” ries for, 126 generativity vs.

Title:Theoretical Perspectives for Direct Social Work Practice
Author:Nick Coady, Peter Lehman
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2007-10-22


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