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Social work in schools : principles and practice

Author: Linda Openshaw
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2008.
Series: Social work practice with children and families.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This accessible and authoritative text gives social workers the tools they need for effective and ethical practice in school settings. Readers learn practical skills for observation, assessment, intervention, and research that will enable them to respond to the needs of diverse students from preschool through the secondary grades. The book presents strategies for dealing with particular problems, such as violence,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Openshaw
ISBN: 9781593855789 1593855788
OCLC Number: 156784949
Description: xvii, 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The role and function of the school social worker --
An ecological-developmental framework for practice in the schools --
Uncovering problems and working within the system --
School social work with children in preschool to grade 3 --
School social work with children in grades 4 to 6 --
School social work with children in grades 7 and 8 --
School social work with children in grades 9 and 10 --
School social work with children in grades 11 and 12 --
Group work in the school setting --
Violence and trauma --
Parental absence --
Alcohol and drug abuse --
Death and loss --
Working with noncitizen populations / Joyce Kelen --
Mental health services in the schools --
Linking community, home, and school / Rosemarie Hunter and Rocio Paredes-Mora.
Series Title: Social work practice with children and families.
Responsibility: Linda Openshaw ; series editor's note by Nancy Boyd Webb.
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