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Case studies in social work practice

Author: Craig W LeCroy
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
Now in its third edition, this popular and student-friendly text enlightens students to the day-to-day practice of real social workers and helps them integrate theory and practice. Each of the book's nine sections begins with an overview section, followed by a number of case studies, each representing a particular context and environment that social work students may encounter in the field. This collection of case  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
LeCroy, Craig W.
Case studies in social work practice.
Hoboken : Wiley, 2014
(DLC) 2013027947
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Craig W LeCroy
ISBN: 9781118416228 1118416228 9781118418994 1118418999 1118128346 9781118128343
OCLC Number: 855491810
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: pt. I Case Studies in Generalist Practice --
Case Study 1-1 Using the Ecological Model in Generalist Practice: Life Transitions in Late Adulthood / Craig Winston LeCroy --
Case Studies 1-2 Finding Resources: Case Management With Childhood Chronic Illness / Kathy L. Lortie --
Case Studies 1-3 A Strengths-Focused Approach to Community Development / Jeannine K. Chapelle --
pt. II Case Studies in Integrating Theory and Practice --
Case Studies 2-1 Social Work Practice From an Ecological Perspective / Barbra Teater --
Case Studies 2-2 Social Learning Theory in the Treatment of Phobic Disorders / Bruce A. Thyer --
Case Studies 2-3 Relational Theory With a Young Adult Experiencing Interpersonal Problems / Joseph Walsh --
Case Studies 2-4 Using a Family Systems Approach With the Adoptive Family of a Child With Special Needs / Martha Morrison Dore --
pt. III Case Studies in Child and Family Welfare. Case Studies 3-1 Clinical Social Work in an Interdisciplinary Team: An Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatry Case / Catherine Sammons --
Case Studies 3-2 Family Drug Court / Yesenia Campos --
Case Studies 3-3 Child Welfare Supervision Case Study / Cynthia A. Lietz --
Case Studies 3-4 Challenging the Tradition: In Some Families, Violence Is a Way of Life / Steven Krugman --
pt. IV Case Studies in Family Therapy --
Case Studies 4-1 Homebuilders: Helping Families Stay Together / Charlotte Booth --
Case Studies 4-2 Humanizing the Impossible Case: Engaging the Power of a Family --
Larger Systems Intervention / John VanDeusen --
Case Studies 4-3 Completing Brad's Dreams / David Eddy --
pt. V Case Studies in Treating Adult Problems --
Case Studies 5-1 Nightshift / Carl Oekerman --
Case Studies 5-2 Individual Treatment of Depression Using Cognitive Therapy / Brent B. Geary. Case Studies 5-3 Jasmika, the Docs, and Me: A Short Story With a Happy Ending About Partnership, Collaboration, Social Work, and Psychiatric Medication / Kia J. Bentley --
Case Study 5-4 Beyond Just Words: Multisensory Interventions Can Heighten Therapy's Impact / Danie Beaulieu --
Case Study 5-5 Treatment of Depression and Coping With Chronic Pain Through Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement / Eric Garland --
pt. VI Case Studies in Preventing Problems and Developing Resourcefulness --
Case Study 6-1 A Group-Based Approach to Stress Management / Randy Magen --
Case Study 6-2 Mediation and Facilitation: Alternatives to the Adversarial Process of Conflict Resolution in Child Welfare Cases / Susan K. Parnell --
Case 6-3 Project Home Base: How Berto Came Indoors After 20 Years of Sidewalk Sleeping / Catherine Sammons --
Case Study 6-4 Treating Geriatric Depression in the Context of Caregiving / Kristen Gustavson. Case Study 6-5 The Go Grrrls Program: Universal Prevention for Early Adolescent Girls / Craig Winston LeCroy --
pt. VII Case Studies in Group Work --
Case Study 7-1 A Mutual Aid Support Group for Persons With AIDS in Early Substance Abuse Recovery / Lawrence Shulman --
Case Studies 7-2 A Group for Relatives and Friends of the Institutionalized Aged / Alex Gitterman --
Case Studies 7-3 A Social Skills Group for Children / Craig Winston LeCroy --
Case Studies 7-4 Group Work With Men Who Batter / Larry Bennett --
pt. VIII Case Studies in Diversity --
Case Studies 8-1 The Case of Ruth and Janice / Frances E. Tack --
Case Studies 8-2 Counseling an Interracial Couple / Man-Keung Ho --
Case Studies 8-3 Working With the Urban Poor / Jo VanderKloot --
Case Studies 8-4 Highlighting the Role of Cross-Cultural Competence in Ethically Sound Practice / Cher Vang --
pt. IX Case Studies in Using Practice Evaluation. Case Studies 9-1 Evaluating the Treatment of a Sexually Assaulted Child / Betty J. Blythe --
Case Studies 9-2 Doing Family Therapy With an Acting-Out Adolescent: Using Rapid Assessment Tools in Clinical Practice / Kristin Beers --
Case Studies 9-3 Practice Evaluation Methods: Practical Variations on a Theme / Sara Green --
Case Studies 9-4 Becoming Evidence-Based: A Social Work Agency's Effort to Move Research Into Practice / Jennifer L. Bellamy.
Responsibility: Craig Winston LeCroy.


A practical approach to understanding social work concepts in action that integrates theory and practice In this updated edition of the classic social work text, students and instructors have  Read more...


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