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Author: Mary Ann Suppes; Carolyn Cressy Wells
Publisher: Boston : Pearson Allyn & Bacon, ©2009.
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All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ann Suppes; Carolyn Cressy Wells
ISBN: 9780205569397 0205569390
OCLC Number: 190620360
Description: xxv, 614 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part One Social Work and Its Context 1. The Social Work ProfessionSusan DunnSocial Work: A Unique ProfessionProfessional Social Workers Generalist BSW Social Workers The Expertise of the BSW Social Worker The Baccalaureate Social Work Curriculum: How Expertise Evolves Advanced Practice: Social Workers with MSW and PhD DegreesThe Social Work Practice EnvironmentSocial Work Professional RolesSelecting a Career in Social Work Pamela Wright Alan Martin Madeleine JohnsonEducation and the Social Work Career LadderEmployment OpportunitiesA Research Question: Where Do Social Work College Graduates Find Jobs? Employment Patterns for MSWs Salaries and Demand for Social Workers Future Employment OpportunitiesLegal Regulation of the ProfessionState Licensure and Certification NASW Certification of Professional AchievementProfessional Social Work Organizations The National Association of Social Workers The Council on Social Work Education The National Association of Black Social Workers Other Professional Organizations International Social Work OrganizationsComparing Related Occupations Sociology Psychology Counseling Marriage and Family Therapy Psychiatry Human ServicesHow Professions RelateHistory of Social Work: Linkage to Social JusticeInternet SitesSummaryKey TermsDiscussion QuestionsClassroom ExercisesResearch ActivitiesInternet Research ExercisesReferencesFor Further Reading 2. Theoretical Perspectives for Social WorkersThe Several Roles of Stephanie Hermann, BSW Brockton Manor Sandra McLean: The Effects of Institutionalization Ongoing Challenges of Community PlacementSocial Work and Systems TheoryThe Ecosystems PerspectiveThe Generalist Approach Levels of Intervention Global, Environmental, and Spiritual Considerations The Intervention ProcessValues and Ethics and Human DiversitySocial Justice and Populations at Risk The Strengths Perspective: Resilience and EmpowermentPolitical Perspectives The Political Spectrum Conservative Perspectives Classical Conservatism versus Neoconservatism Liberal or Progressive Perspectives Neoliberalism Radical Perspectives The Political Spectrum and Social Welfare PolicyInternet SitesSummaryKey TermsDiscussion QuestionsClassroom ExercisesResearch ActivitiesInternet Research ExercisesReferencesFor Further Research 3. social justice and social welfare policyPart I. Social Justice: A Growing ConcernJuanita ChavezSocial Justice, Poverty, and Populations at Risk Social and Economic Justice. The Impact of PovertyPopulations at Risk Children. Women Older Adults Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups People with Disabilities Gay and Lesbian PersonsPotent Forms of Discrimination in the United States Racism Sexism Ageism Heterosexism and Homophobia PART II. Social Welfare policy: A societal response to social justice issuesSocial Welfare Policy and Social JusticeSocial Welfare policy in the Old World Social Welfare Concepts: Residual versus Institutional Old-World Historical Roots The Elizabethan Poor Law and the Act of Settlement New Concepts in Poor LawPoor Relief in the United States Values The Charity Organization Society and the Settlement House Movement.Social Welfare in the United States in the 20th Century The Progressive Years, 1900-1930 Federal Initiatives, 1930-1968 Cutting Back the Welfare State, 1968 to the Present Welfare ReformSocial Welfare Policy in the Twenty-First Century Temporary Assistance to Needy Families The Working Poor and the Earned Income Tax Credit Privatization The Faith-Based TrendSocial Justice Issues in the Twenty-First Century Poverty Programs that Maintain Poverty Poverty Line Determination Method Poverty and the Minimum Wage Affirmative Action Policies: Under Attack Social Policy and the Growing Gap between Rich and Poor Health Insurance Accessibility Administrative Barriers to AidAn International Perspective Sweden Japan Progress of Social Justice NASW Welfare Reform Principles and ongoing Human Rights Efforts Internet SitesSummaryKey TermsDiscussion QuestionsClassroom ExercisesResearch ActivitiesInternet Research ExercisesReferencesFor Further Reading Part TwoProfessional Practice Settings 4. Family and Children's ServicesLaTanya TracyChallenges of African American Families: a Brief HistoryHistorical Perspectives on Family and Children's Services The Child Welfare Movement and Protective Services Programs. Children's Rights as International LawServices and Their Providers: A Continuum of Care Least Restrictive Environment In-Home Services Out-of-Home ServicesClient Self-Determination and Professional Decision MakingWomen, Children, and Ethnic Minority Groups: Populations-at-Risk Reproductive Rights and Single Parenting Ecological Issues Gay and Lesbian Families Multiracial Families Immigrant FamiliesDiverse Family Structures and Social Work's Ethic of Cultural Competence Spiritual Concerns Family Policy, Domestic and International: Research Raises QuestionsHow Family-Friendly is the American Workplace?Family Issues around the WorldCurrent Trends in the United StatesInternet SitesSummaryKey TermsDiscussion QuestionsClassroom ExercisesResearch ActivitiesInternet Research ExercisesReferencesFor Further Reading 5. SOCIAL WORK IN MENTAL HEALTHDavid DeerinwaterKnowledge, Values, and Skills for Mental Health Work Areas of Responsibility: Knowledge and Skill Values and Integrity Specific Knowledge Base for Mental HealthGeneralist Practice with Groups and Communities Working with Groups in Mental Health Community Practice Generalist Practice in Case ManagementSocial Workers Respond to Disaster: Dealing with Psychological Trauma Acute Traumatic Stress Posttraumatic Stress DisorderSocial Justice Issues in the Mental Health Field Environmental Perspectives on Mental HealthPractice with Diverse Populations Native American History: The Cherokee ExperienceMental Health Policy and Social Work Practice: Historical Perspectives Gradual Enlightenment A Courageous Researcher and Reformer: Dorothea Dix The Past 100 YearsThe Social Work Profession EmergesEvolving Social Policy Impacts Service in Mental Health Mental Health Parity Legislation Policy and Practice: Future IssuesInternet SitesSummaryKey TermsDiscussion QuestionsClassroom ExercisesResearch ActivitiesInternet Research ExercisesReferencesFor Further Reading CHAPTER 6: SOCIAL WORK IN HEALTH CAREKatherine LewandowskiApplying Generalist Practice Theory to Health Care Starting with the Liberal Arts Base of Social Work Education Values and Ethics Focusing on the Community and Populations-at-Risk Preparing to Practice in Health CareHealth Care Services Acute Care Long-Term Care Home Health Care Insurance Corporations Hospice and Palliative CareEmergency Room: Trauma and Crisis Amidst Human DiversityHealth Care in Rural AreasEnvironmental IssuesSocial Justice and Health: Global PerspectivesHistorical Perspectives Early History: Caring for the Poor and Sick Origins of Health Care Social Work The Emergence of Health Care Social Work in the United StatesSocial Policy: Politics and Economics in Health Care Medicare Medicaid Financing Health Care Health Care Reform Future Trends for Social WorkersInternet SitesSummaryKey TermsDiscussion QuestionsClassroom ExercisesResearch ActivitiesInternet Research ExercisesReferencesFor Further Reading 7. social work in the schoolsLisa and Loretta Santiago, Children-at-riskPeople of Latino or Hispanic Heritage: a Brief HistoryHistory of Social Work in the Schools Early Years Middle Period Recent TimesSocial Work Roles in the Schools Working with Individuals Family Work Group Work Working with Organizations and Communities Teamwork School-Linked Integrated ServicesThe Impact of Cultural Diversity in the Schools Alternative Schools and Charter SchoolsInvolvement in Special Education Educational Evaluations as Applied Research School Social Work with Other Special-Needs Children: The Ordeal of Two Gay BrothersSocial Work Values in the School Setting: Policy Implications The Santiago Sisters The Larkin Case Violence in the Schools Sexuality and Teen Pregnancy: Environmental Factors No Child Left Behind Teen Dropout Rates Spiritual Development and Empowerment An International Comparison: School Social Work in GhanaCurrent TrendsInternet SitesSummaryKey TermsDiscussion QuestionsClassroom ExercisesResearch ActivitiesInternet Research ExercisesReferencesFor Further Reading 8. SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICESDan Graves The Profession's History in the Substance Abuse Field Mary Richmond: An Early Leader An Uneven Evolution for the ProfessionRoles for Social WorkersAssessment Generalist Interventions Individuals and Families GroupsChanging Organizations and CommunitiesPrevention and Treatment ProgramsPrevention and Treatment in the United States European Approach: The Harm Reduction Model Alcoholics AnonymousEmpirical ResearchAt-Risk Populations Women and Children Youths Native Americans Hispanic Americans African Americans Lesbian Women and Gay Men Persons with DisabilitiesBuilding a Knowledge BaseSubstances of AbuseEnvironmental PerspectivesSubstance Abuse: A Cross-National PerspectiveU.S. Social Welfare Policy Related to Substance Abuse Early History Reform and Regulation Politics and Policy Social Justice and the War on DrugsInternet SitesSummaryKey TermsDiscussion QuestionsClassroom ExercisesResearch ActivitiesInternet Research ExercisesReferencesFor Further Reading 9. SOCIAL WORK WITH OLDER ADULTSAbbie HenrichSocial Work with Older Adults: A brief HistoryThe Importance of Generalist Social WorkSocial Work Roles and Services for Older AdultsWho Are Our Older Adults? Geographical Distribution Marital Status Employment Economic Status Housing Physical and Mental Health EthnicityOlder Adults and Their Families Research on Family Strengths Older Adults as Caregivers Intergenerational Stress and Cultural Conflict Caregiver Stress and the "Sandwich Generation." Elder AbuseWorking with Older Adults of Diverse Backgrounds Ethnic and Cultural Minorities Gay and Lesbian Older AdultsEmpowerment PracticeSocial Policy and Older Adults: Past to PresentFamily CareEarly Pension PlansTrends in American Private PensionsSocial Security TodayOther Federal Entitlement Programs Housing Assistance. Medicare and Medicaid Food Stamps Current Innovative Programs and Alternative LifestylesMore Federal Legislation Relating to Older Adults The Older Americans Act The Social Services Block GrantValues and Public Policy The "Continuum of Care": Prolonged Independence Coming to Terms with Long-Term CareEnd of Life Issues Death and Dying Spirituality and Religion Hospice Services and Complementary Therapies An International Perspective: the NetherlandsSocial Work with Older Adults: A Growing FutureInternet SitesSummaryKey TermsDiscussion QuestionsClassroom ExercisesResearch ActivitiesInternet Research ExercisesReferencesFor Further Reading 10. CRIMINAL JUSTICEAlan MartinHistory of Social Work in Criminal JusticeComponents of the Criminal Justice System Law Enforcement The Courts The Correctional System The Juvenile Justice SystemValue Dilemmas for Social WorkersSocial Work with Groups and OrganizationsEnvironmental PerspectivesCrime and Communities-at-RiskCommunity Strengths, Restoration, Spirituality, and ResiliencePromoting Social JusticePunitive Juvenile Justice Policies: Implications for Minority YouthSocial Welfare Policy in Criminal Justice The Prison Population The Death PenaltySocial Policy and Juvenile JusticePopulations-at-RiskGlobal PerspectivesInternet SitesSummaryKey TermsDiscussion QuestionsClassroom ExercisesResearch ActivitiesInternet Research ExercisesReferencesFor Further Reading 11. Developmental disabilities and social workMary and Lea PerkinsServices for People with Disabilities: A Brief History Training Schools Protective Asylums The Eugenics Movement New Research, New Attitudes Normalization and the Deinstitutionalization Movement Deinstitutionalization as a GoalSocial Justice and Social Work Roles with People Who Have Disabilities Spirituality IssuesEducation for Work with People Who Have Disabilities: CSWE Standards, NASW Standards for ServiceTypes of Developmental Disabilities Intellectual Disability or Mental Retardation Cerebral Palsy Autism Orthopedic Problems Hearing Problems Epilepsy Traumatic Brain Injury Learning Disabilities Emotional Disturbance Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Cocaine and other Drug-Exposed Babies Overall Prevalence and Co-occurrence of DisabilitiesHuman Diversity, Populations-at-Risk and Social Justice: Unfinished Business The Continuum of Care Research Suggests Direction for Service Improvement. Providing Supportive Services to Diverse Families: a Chinese Illustration. Empowerment, Self-Determination, and Self-AdvocacyThe Disability Rights Movement, Social Policy, and Appropriate TerminologyThe Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Civil Rights Act of 1991Global Efforts on behalf of People with DisabilitiesValue Dilemmas and Ethical ImplicationsCurrent TrendsInternet SitesSummaryKey TermsDiscussion QuestionsClassroom ExercisesResearch ActivitiesInternet Research ExercisesReferencesFor Further Reading Part Three A Look at the Future 12. FUTURE CHALLENGES AND CLOSING NOTESElla Carrey: Social Worker in an International ArenaSocial Work: Profession at the Edge of Change Futurists' Perspectives on Globalization National and International Strategic Planning Globalization: Relevance to Social WorkDemographic Trends A Multicultural America The Graying of America The Evolving American Family The Changing Immigrant and Refugee PopulationPolitical Trends Welfare Reform and Poverty Privatization of Social Services Women's IssuesEconomic TrendsTechnological and Biomedical Advances Information and Communication Technology Biomedical TechnologyEnvironmental SustainabilityInternet SitesThe Future of the Social Work Profession Key TermsDiscussion QuestionsClassroom ExercisesResearch ActivitiesInternet Research ExercisesReferencesFor Additional Reading
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