Social Work with Families Content and Process
Edition: 2nd 2015
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Description: There is no good substitute for what family can provide for the growth and development of its members. In a diverse and constantly changing world, practitioners aim to help families improve relationships between members and with their environment. This book successfully illustrates how social work practice can identify, utilize, build upon, and reinforce the unique strengths of families to help family systems become more effective and just in the face of certain challenges.The authors integrate the most recent developments in theory, technique, and research into the century-old tradition of social work practice with families and couples. Constable and Lee have developed a clear, flexible, strengths-based approach that accommodates family and individual intervention and multiple methodologies, as well as the social institutional contexts in which social workers practice. This new edition focuses on the current trends in family therapy and explores the possibilities of broadening the scope of services that social workers can provide to families and couples in all settings.Strengths of this edition: New! reflects recent clinical trial research on couple and family interventionsNew! incorporates family life education, broadening the focus into newly developing areas with great potential for sustainable practiceNew! includes chapter-by-chapter questions for discussionUpdated! integrates a wide range of new research and theory with practice transcultural perspective provides a bridge for working with couples and families in diverse culturescase studies involve the reader and open the content to different interpretations of the complexity of family lifetheory and practice for work with families in school social work, health care, mental health care, the judicial system, child welfare, and more.
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List price: $58.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Lyceum Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/2015