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Reshaping Theory in Contemporary Social Work Toward a Critical Pluralism in Clinical Practice

ISBN-10: 0231147015

ISBN-13: 9780231147019

Edition: 2009

Authors: William Borden

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List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/5/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

William Borden William Borden received his master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Chicago. He served as a Fellow in the Harris Center for Developmental Studies at the University as well. Since 1983, Borden has served as a clinician, supervisor and consultant in mental health. He was a supervisory social worker at the University of Chicago Student Counseling Service and has served on the faculties of the Institute for Clinical Social Work, Chicago; the Illinois State Psychiatric Institute and the Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Social Service Administration and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Chicago. There, he teaches courses on contemporary psychoanalytic thought, comparative personality theory and clinical practice. Borden has published articles, essays and book chapters on a wide variety of psychological topics including relational perspectives in contemporary psychoanalysis and empirical research on stress, coping and development through life. He is affiliated with the American Psychological Association, Division of Psychoanalysis; the National Association of Social Workers and the Illinois Chapter of the Society of Clinical Social Work.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Theory and Practice: Orienting Perspectives
Taking Multiplicity Seriously: Pluralism, Pragmatism, and Integrative Perspectives in Clinical Social Work
Inner Experience and Outer Realities
Why Cognitive Therapy Needs Social Work
The Cognitivization of Psychoanalysis: Toward an Integration of Psychodynamic and Cognitive Theories
Social Work, Psychobiography, and the Study of Lives
Place Matters: Toward a Rejuvenated Theory of Environment for Direct Social Work Practice
A Family Resilience Framework for Clinical Practice: Integrating Developmental Theory and Systemic Perspectives
Theory, Practice, and the Social Work Tradition: Critical Questions, Issues, and Prospects
Love and Justice: A Silenced Language of Integrated Practice?
The Role of Theory in Conducting Evidence-Based Clinical Practice
Practice Theory: Ideas Embodied in a Wise Person' Professional Process
List of Contributors
Index