Social Work with Children and Their Families

Social Work with Children and Their Families : Pragmatic Foundations

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This text offers an integrative approach to practice with children and families across a variety of settings, rather than focusing on specific subspecialties. By presenting generic practice principles that apply for all settings and agencies, it provides foundation knowledge which should prepare students for practice in settings that employ social workers to work with children and families, such as the public child welfare system, children's mental health agencies and public education systems. The book offers a value-based framework for practice which addresses principles of interviewing children and families, the essentials of assessment, and options for intervention. It is intended for upper-level undergraduates and graduates in social work practice courses on children and families.show more

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  • Hardback | 448 pages
  • 190.5 x 236.22 x 20.32mm | 680.39g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 9 line drawings, bibliography
  • 0195106075
  • 9780195106077

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"Case examples excellent. Information summarized well in boxes throughout the text. Was challenging and interesting to both undergrads and graduates who have been working in the field for some time."--Susan Allen, WSU"Wow--this is a great book. I'm very impressed and eager to use it."--Sandra Altshuler, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign"Covers a wealth of areas relevant to practice with children and their families. It is clear and easy-to-read, which is substantial given its depth."--Jim Kreider, Kansas University"The book does an excellent job at integrating policy and practice. Most importanly the book embraces the passion of a writer who is committed to children and families."--Venessa A. Brown, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsvilleshow more

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