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Handbook of social work practice with vulnerable populations

Author: Alex Gitterman
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the questions of what the social worker needs to know and to be able to do to provide resourceful programmatic and individualized clinical services required to help the most severely  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Gitterman
ISBN: 0231070489 9780231070485
OCLC Number: 21876042
Description: xiii, 804 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : social work practice with vulnerable populations / Alex Gitterman --
Vulnerable life conditions. AIDS / George S. Getzel --
Alcoholism and other drug addictions / Meredith Hanson --
Borderline personality / Harriette C. Johnson, Dennis E. Goguen --
Chronic physical illness and disability / Rita Beck Black, Joan O. Weiss --
Depression / Joanne E. Turnbull --
Eating problems / Barbara van Bulow --
Learning disabilities / Naomi Pines Gitterman --
Mental retardation / Dale M. Brantley, Patsy A. Gemmill --
Schizophrenia / Susan Matorin --
Vulnerable life circumstances and events. Adolescent pregnancy / Bruce Armstrong --
Child abuse and neglect / Lynn Videka-Sherman --
Children in foster care / Brenda G. McGowan, Emily Stutz --
Crime victims / Rosemary C. Masters --
Death of a child / Barbara Oberhofer Dane --
Domestic violence / Bonnie E. Carlson --
Elderly in need of long-term care / Toby Berman-Rossi --
Family caregivers of the frail elderly / Ronald W. Toseland, Gregory Smith --
Homeless people / Stephen Holloway --
Immigrants and refugees / Diane Drachman, Angela Shen-Ryan. (cont.) Imprisonment / Barbara Grodd, Barbara Simon --
Suicide and suicidal behavior / André Ivanoff --
Workers in job jeopardy / Beth Silverman, Barbara Simon, Richard Woodrow.
Other Titles: Vulnerable populations.
Responsibility: edited by Alex Gitterman.

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