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Strengths Perspective in Social Work Practice

ISBN-10: 0205624413

ISBN-13: 9780205624416

Edition: 5th 2009

Authors: Dennis Saleebey

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The Strengths Perspective in Social Work Practicepresents an unrivaled collection of essays that explain the strengths-based philosophy, demonstrate how it works, and provide clear and practical tools for its application.
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Book details

List price: $103.40
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/12/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

Dennis Saleebey is a professor at the School of Social Welfare and chair of the Ph.D. program at the University of Kansas. He is the author of The Strengths Perspective in Social Work Practice, Third Edition.

Foreword
Preface
Contributors
The Philosophy, Principles, And Language Of The Strengths Perspective
Introduction: Power in the People
The Challenge of Seeing Anew the World We Think We Know: Learning Strengths-Based Practice
The Opportunities and Challenges of Person-Centered, Strengths-Based Practice: Purpose
Principles, and Applications of Systems' Integration
Strengths-Based Appreciations, Assessments And Approaches To Practice
Chronic Illness and Transilience Along My Spiritual Path
The Strengths Approach to Practice: Beginnings
Key Dimensions of the Strengths Perspective in Case management, Clinical, and Community Practice
The
Strengths Perspective in Criminal Justice
Implementation of Brief Strengths-Based Case management: An Evidence-Based Intervention for Improving Linkage with Care
The Strengths Model with Older Adults: Critical Practice Components
Assessing Strengths: Identifying Acts of Resistance to Violence and Oppression
A Shift in Thinking: Influencing Social Workers' Beliefs About Individual and Family Resilience in an Effort to Enhance Well-being and Success for All
Using The Strengths Perspective In Context(S)
Honoring Philosophical Traditions: The Strengths Model and the Social Environment
Exploring the True Nature of Resilience: A View from the Inside-Out
Poverty Through the Lens of Economic Human Rights