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Using the Strengths Perspective in Social Work Practice A Positive Approach for the Helping Professions

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ISBN-10: 0205335128

ISBN-13: 9780205335121

Edition: 2004

Authors: Morley D. Glicken

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List price: $102.60
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/2/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Dr. Morley D. Glicken is the former Dean of the Worden School of Social Service in San Antonio; the founding director of the Master of Social Work Department at California State University, San Bernardino; the past Director of the Master of Social Work Program at the University of Alabama; and the former Executive Director of Jewish Family Service of Greater Tucson. He has also held faculty positions in social work at the University of Kansas and Arizona State University. He currently teaches in the Department of Social Work at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. Dr. Glicken received his BA degree in social work with a minor in psychology from the University of North Dakota and…    

The Core Beliefs of the Strengths Perspective
Introduction to the Strengths Perspective
A Definition of the Strengths Perspective
Elements of the Strengths Perspective
Case Study: An Unemployed Executive
Concerns Regarding The Strengths Perspective
Concerns About the Strengths Perspective from Practitioners
A Strengths Model of Diagnosis
A Partial List of Client Strengths
Diagnosing Negative Behaviors
The Strengths Perspective: Psychosocial Assessments
Case Study
Discussion of the Case
Using the Strength's Perspective with Mr. Solomon
A Critical Response
Spiritual and Religious Beliefs (with Liza Frasier)
Case Study: Sam and Ed
Training Helping Professionals to Use Spirituality and Religion
A Critical Response
The Strengths Perspective and the Client-Worker Relationship
Relationships and the Strengths Perspective
The Elements of the Helping Relationship in the Strengths Perspective
Guidelines for Establishing Rapport
A Critical Response
Resilience and the Strengths Perspective
Bobby: A Maltreated Child
Treating Resilient Children
Janie: A Resilient Sexually Molested Child in Treatment
The Two of Us: Poem
A Resilient Child Copes with Adulthood
Critical Response
The Importance of Culture: Two Examples
Utilizing the Strengths Perspective with the Culturally Traditional Latino Client in Crisis (with Mina Garza)
The Latino Way of Resolving Crisis
Culturally Relevant Work with Latino Clients
General Principles of Latino Crisis Intervention
The Landscape of Latino Crisis
Critical Response
The Ethnically Asian Client in Crisis and the Strengths Perspective: A Collectivist Approach (with Steven Ino)
Understanding the Elements of Collectivism
When Asian Clients Fail to Cope
Treatment Issues Involving the Collective Self
Bicultural Identity Development
Case Study: Jennifer
Significant Euro American-Asian American Relationship
Case Study: James and Lisa
Significant Loss
Case Study: Keiko
Family Expulsion
Case Study: Nguyen
Dysfunctional Asian American Family
Case Study: Jane
A Critical Response
The Helping Impulse of the Community
Natural Helpers: Community Strengths
Natural Helpers
A Case Study
Promotoras: Bridging the Gap Between the Community and Professionals
Self-Help Groups
A Case Study
Positive Psychology
Critical Response
The Strengths Perspective With Special Populations
The Strengths Perspective with Abusive Clients and Their Victims
Case Study: Abusive Behavior
Case Study: Victim of Abusive Behavior
Effectiveness Research
Critical Response Perspective with Substance