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The strengths perspective in social work practice

Author: Dennis Saleebey
Publisher: Boston : Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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"The Strengths Perspective in Social Work Practice presents a collection of essays that explains the strengths-based philosophy, demonstrates how it works, and provides clear and practical tools for its application. It presents a balanced approach to social work practice, in contrast to a problems-based approach, that takes into account the strengths and assets of clients and their environments."--Back cover.
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Strengths perspective in social work practice.
Boston : Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, ©2006
(OCoLC)607757377
Online version:
Strengths perspective in social work practice.
Boston : Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, ©2006
(OCoLC)607766410
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Saleebey
ISBN: 0205408176 9780205408177
OCLC Number: 57749618
Description: xxiii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The philosophy, principles, and language of the strengths perspective --
Introduction: power in the people --
Shifting our habits of mind: learning to practice from a strengths perspective --
The remarkable strengths of indigenous people(s) --
Strengths of indigenous peoples --
The significance of spirituality for resilient response to chronic illness: a qualitative study of adults with cystic fibrosis --
Strengths-based assessment and approaches to practice --
The strengths approach to practice --
Assessing strengths: the political context of individual, family, and community empowerment --
Solving problems from a strengths perspective --
Strengths-based case management: enhancing treatment for persons with substance abuse problems --
The strengths model with older adults: critical practice components --
The opportunities and challenges of strengths-based, person-centered practice: purpose, principles, and applications in a climate of systems' integration --
Using strengths-based practice to tap the resilience of families --
Strengths in context --
"That history becomes you": slave narratives and today's movement to end poverty --
Community development, neighborhood empowerment, and individual resilience --
Honoring philosophical traditions: the strengths model and the social environment --
The strengths perspective: possibilities and problems.
Responsibility: edited by Dennis Saleebey.

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"The Strengths Perspective in Social Work Practice presents a collection of essays that explains the strengths-based philosophy, demonstrates how it works, and provides clear and practical tools for its application. It presents a balanced approach to social work practice, in contrast to a problems-based approach, that takes into account the strengths and assets of clients and their environments."--Back cover.

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by clayton994 (WorldCat user on 2008-07-23)

Part I. The philosophy, principles and language of the strengths perspective -- 1. Introduction: Power in the People -- 2. Shifting Our Habits of Mind: Learning to Practice from a Strengths Perspective -- Part II. The remarkable strengths of indigenous people(s) -- 3. Strengths of First Nations Peoples -- 4. The Significance of Spirituality for Resilient Response to Chronic Illness: A Qualitative Study of Adults with Cystic Fibrosis -- Part III. Strengths-based assessment and approaches to pratice -- 5. The Strengths Approach to Practice -- 6. Assessing Client Strengths: Individual, Family, and Community Empowerment -- 7. Solving Problems from a Strengths Perspective -- 8. Strengths-Based Case Management: Enhancing Treatment for Persons with Substance Abuse Problems -- 9. The Strengths Model with Older Adults: Critical Practice Components -- 10. The Opportunities and Challenges of Strengths-Based, Person-Centered Practice: Purpose, Principles, and Applications in a Climate of Systems' Integration -- 11. Using Strengths-Based Practice to Tap the Resilience of Families -- Part IV. Strengths in context -- 12. "That History Becomes You": Slave Narratives and Today's Movement to End Poverty -- 13. Community Development, Neighborhood Empowerment, and the Individual Resilience -- 14. Honoring Philosophical Traditions: The Strengths Model and the Social Environment -- Part V. Conclusion -- 15. The Strengths Perspective: Possibilities and Problems.

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