Skip to content

Narrative in Social Work Practice The Power and Possibility of Story

Best in textbook rentals since 2012!

ISBN-10: 023117361X

ISBN-13: 9780231173612

Edition: 2017

Authors: Ann Burack-Weiss, Lynn Sara Lawrence, Lynne Bamat Mijangos, Rita Charon

List price: $30.00
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


Narrative in Social Work Practice features first-person accounts by social workers who have successfully integrated narrative theory and approaches into their practice. Contributors describe innovative and effective interventions with a wide range of individuals, families, and groups facing a variety of life challenges. One author describes a family in crisis when a promising teenage girl suddenly takes to her bed for several years; another brings narrative practice to a Bronx trauma center; and another finds that poetry writing can enrich the lives of people living with dementia. In some chapters, the authors turn narrative techniques inward and use them as vehicles of self-discovery.…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 9/26/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Ann Burack-Weiss, a licensed clinical social worker, has taught two generations of students at the Columbia University School of Social Work. She is the coauthor of Gerontological Social Work Supervisionand Social Work Practice with the Frail Elderly and Their Families: The Auxiliary Function Model.