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Social Workers' Desk Reference

ISBN-10: 019514211X

ISBN-13: 9780195142112

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: Albert R. Roberts, Gilbert J. Greene, Gilbert J. Greene

List price: $69.50
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The Socail Workers' Desk Reference is modeled on the successful Psychologists' Desk Reference, which has sold over 7,000 copies to date. Like the sychologists' Desk Reference, this volume provides a user-friendly guide to busy professionals and graduaate students. With its accessible format and highly readable prose, the ocial Workers' Desk Reference provides the type of handy, easy-to-use resource needed by the field. Each of the highly focused 145 cahpters provides key tools and resiurces, such as best practices, program evaluations, paradigms, and validated assessment scales. Written by expert contributors and guided by a prestigious editorial board, the Socail Workers' Desk Reference is not only relevant to, but a vital resource for practitioners in multiple fields - including child and family, health, mental health, occupational, alcohol and other drugs, forensic, and gerontological settings.
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Book details

List price: $69.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/17/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 944
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 4.136
Language: English

D.S.W. from U. of Maryland. Chairman of Administration of Justice Department. Author or co-author of ten books, many in second or third editions, among them: Moraskin/Roberts: Visions for Change: Crime and Justice in the Twenty-First Century 2 ND (PH, 1998, 444 pp. $55.00), Roberts: Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment, and Research 2/e (O.U.P., 2000), Roberts ed. Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Services 2/e (Wadsworth, 1998, 300 pp. $45.95) He has also published two other books with Sage: Crisis Intervention and Time-Limited Cognitive Treatment - pub�d.1/95, sales to date of 2,585/$61,662 (2,290 paper/$50,497) Helping Crime Victims: Research, Policy and Practice � pub�d 6/90, sales to date of 3,031/$57,325 (2,425 paper/$40,943)  

Foreword
Preface
Contributors
The Context of Social Work Practice
Developing Effective Practice Competencies in Managed Behavioral Care
Social Work in Health Care for the 21st Century: The Biopsychosocial Model
Social Work in an Era of Managed Care
Computer Applications for Social Work Practice
Record-Keeping
Knowledge is Power: Social Work and the Internet
The Techniques and Process of Supervisory Practice
Interdisciplinary Team Practice
Pathways to Health and Mental Health Care: Guidelines for Culturally-Competent Practice
Using the Culturagram with Culturally Diverse Families
Social Work Ethics and Values
Ethical Issues in Social Work
Risk Management
On Being an Accountable Profession: The Code of Ethics, Oversight by Boards of Directors, and Whistle-Blowers as a Last Resort
Online Social Work: Ethical and Practical Considerations
Applications of Treatment Approaches in Clinical Social Work
Frontline Crisis Intervention: Step-by-Step Practice Guidelines with Case Applications
Fundamentals of Brief Treatment: Principles and Practices
The Task-Centered Model
The Life Model
Psychosocial Therapy
Solution-Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Narrative Therapy
The Mental Research Institute Approach to Strategic Therapy
Feminist Issues and Practices in Social Work
A Behavioral Approach to Social Work Treatment
Using Social Constructivism in Social Work Practice
Gestalt Therapy
Object Relations Psychology and Psychosocial Intervention
Using Self Psychology in Clinical Social Work
Guidelines for Using Transactional Analysis in Clinical Social Work
Assessment in Social Work Practice: Knowledge and Skills
Using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR)
Guidelines for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV-TR) Multiaxial System Diagnosis
Developing Client-Focused Measures
Person-in-Environment System: Its Essence and Applications
How Clinicians Can Effectively Use Assessment Tools to Evidence Medical Necessity and Throughout the Treatment Process
Guidelines for Conducting a Biopsychosocial Assessment
Crisis Assessment Tools
Guidelines for Selecting and Using Assessment Tools with Children
Assessment Protocols and Rapid Assessment Instruments with Troubled Adolescents
Assessing Client Strengths
Using Standardized Tests and Instruments in Family Assessment
Working with Couples and Families
Using Genograms to Map Family Patterns
A Family Resilience Framework for Intervention and Prevention
Treatment Planning with Families: An Evidence-Based Approach
Effective Family Therapy: Guidelines for Practice
Structural Family Therapy
Strategic Family Therapy
Bowen Family Systems Therapy