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Clinical Social Work Beyond Generalist Practice with Individuals, Groups and Families

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ISBN-10: 0534575838

ISBN-13: 9780534575830

Edition: 2002

Authors: Lambert Maguire

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The goal of this book is to clearly describe the underlying theories and basic techniques of each approach in the context of this rapidly changing field. It provides a clear and contemporary description of clinical intervention with individuals, groups and families, as well as explains systems approaches, case management, psychodynamic, behavioral, and cognitive methods.
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Book details

List price: $149.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/24/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Defining Contemporary Practice
Overview of Contemporary Practice
Systems-Based Approaches
Advanced-Practice Techniques
Research
Brevity
Diversity
Ethics and Values
Empowerment and the Strengths Perspective
Managed Care
Summary
Beyond Generalist: Clinical Social Work Practice
Generalist and Specialist: Combining the Best
History
Defining Clinical Social Work Practice
Biopsychosocial Basis for Human Behavior
Practice Perspectives
Choosing Interventions
Box 2.1 Multimodal Therapy
Summary
Systems-Based Approaches
Systems Interventions with Individuals
Systems Theory
Reasons for Greater Use of Systems
Systems Perspective
Generalist Practice
Life Model and the Ecological Approach
Summary
Case Management
The Models
Primary Roles
The Stages
Resources Required for Case Management
Summary
Group Interventions
History
Classifications of Groups
Types of Groups
Basics: Getting Started
Stages of Group Development
Group Norms
Tasks of the Group Worker
Summary
Family Systems Interventions
The Family as a Social System
Family Therapy Models
Box 6.1 Historical Example
Box 6.2 Family Therapy Models
Reasons to See Families Together
Family Treatment Techniques
Stages
Summary
Advanced Techniques with Individuals
Psychodynamic Interventions
History
Variations of Psychoanalytically Oriented Practice
Box 7.1 The Life of Sigmund Freud
Personality Theory
Behavioral Issues in the Stages of Development
Erikson's Eight Psychosocial Stages
Defense Mechanisms
Psychoanalytic Techniques
Summary
Behavioral Interventions
General Description
History
Behavioral Foci
Comparing Behavioral to Psychodynamic Approaches
Summary
Cognitive Interventions
Major Models
Commonalities
Treatment Techniques
Box 9.1 Visualizing a Sunset
Cognitive Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
Cognitive Treatment of Depression
Summary
Brief Interventions
Bases for Shift to Brief Interventions
Major Models
Practice Guidelines
Stages of Brief Therapy
Summary
Putting It All Together: Documentation, Assessments, and Treatment Plans
Review and Summary
Documentation
Assessment
Treatment Plans
Summary
References
Name Index
Subject Index