Social Work Services in Schools

ISBN-10: 0205484697
ISBN-13: 9780205484690
Edition: 5th 2007 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $108.60
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/22/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Contributors
Issues in Education and the Development of Social Work Services in Schools
Major Issues in American Schools
Introduction
Purposes of Public Education
The Social Context of Schooling
School Reform
Conclusion
For Study and Discussion
Additional Readings
References
School Social Work: Historical Development, Influences, and Practices
Introduction
The Establishment of School Social Work
Conclusion
For Study and Discussion
Additional Readings
References
A Conceptual Framework for Social Work Services in Schools
Social Organization and Schools: A General Systems Theory Perspective
Introduction
A General Systems Theory Perspective
Social Organization
Conclusion
Implications for Social Work Practice in Schools
For Study and Discussion
Additional Readings
References
An Ecological Perspective of Social Work Services in Schools
Introduction
The Profession of Social Work
The Ecological Perspective
A Framework for Specialization in School Social Work
Conclusion
For Study and Discussion
Additional Readings
References
Educational Policy and School Social Work Practice
Student Rights and Control of Behavior
Introduction
Sources of School Districts' Authority
Basic Constitutional Rights
Discipline in the Schools
School Attendance
Conclusion
For Study and Discussion
References
Violence in Schools
Introduction
Major Trends and Issues
Types of Interventions
Promising Prevention and Intervention Programs
Conclusion
For Study and Discussion
Suggested Class Activities
Additional Readings
References
Children with Disabilities
Introduction
Background and Early Influences
Landmark Legislation: The Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (P.L. 94-142)
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Today
Individualized Education Program (IEP)
Early Intervention
Issues in Implementation
Advances in Early Intervention
Conclusion
For Study and Discussion
Additional Readings
References
Some Target Groups of Children
Introduction
Enrollment and Staffing
The Concept of Pupil Life Tasks
Pupils Who Are at Risk of School Failure
Conclusion
For Study and Discussion
Additional Readings
References
Securing Equal Educational Opportunity: Language, Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation
Introduction
Bilingual and Bicultural Education
Background of Desegregation-Integration Efforts
Gender and Educational Opportunity
The Systematic Relationship Between Sex-Role Development and Educational Practices
Sexual Orientation and Equal Educational Opportunity
Equal Educational Opportunity: Social Work Values and Practices
Conclusion
For Study and Discussion
References
Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Social Work Services in Schools
The Design of Social Work Services
Introduction
Individual Context
School Organizational Context
Community Context
Assessing Oneself in Preparation for Services Delivery
Designing Empirically Supported Interventions Around Needs of the School
Evidenced-Based Programs that Work
Services Evaluation and Reporting
Conclusion
For Study and Discussion
Additional Readings
References
The Delivery of School Social Work Services
Introduction
Expanded School Mental Health and School-Linked Services
Consequences for School Social Work Services Delivery
Emerging Roles of School Social Workers within Expanded School Mental Health and School-Linked Services
Evidenced-Based Practice
Current Intervention Roles
Consultant
Specialized Intervention Skills
Conclusion
For Study and Discussion
Additional Readings
Annotated Bibliography for Social Work Intervention with Pupils, Small Groups, Classrooms, Schools, Families, and Communities
Catalogues
References
Evaluating Practice and Programs
Introduction
Program and Practice Evaluation: Meaning and Context
Process and Outcome Evaluation: Compatibility and Purpose
Designing and Implementing Evaluation Studies
Ethical and Human Subjects Issues in Evaluation
For Study and Discussion
Annotated Bibliography of Evaluation Resources
References
An Example of Rural Practice
Identifying Data
Making a Contract for Service
Design of Social Work Service to Meet Objectives
To Provide a Satisfying First Year Professional Experience for the New Elementary School Teachers
To Strengthen the Coping Abilities of Families
To Increase the Social Functioning of Three High-School Girls Referred for Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom
Additional Readings
An Example of Urban Practice
Identifying Data
The School
The Community
Plan for Social Work Services Based on a Needs Assessment
Assessment of Adaptive Behavior and Individual Education Program
Practice Illustration
Background
Assessment Data
Multidisciplinary Staff Meeting
Individual Educational Program
Index

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