Social Workers' Desk Reference

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Following in the groundbreaking path of its predecessor, the second edition of the Social Workers' Desk Reference provides reliable and highly accessible information about effective services and treatment approaches across the full spectrum of social work practice. Succinct, illuminating chapters written by the field's most respected and experienced scholars and practitioners ensure that it will continue to be the sourcebook for all social workers. Social work practitioners and agency administrators are increasingly confronted with having to do more with less, and must make decisions and provide services as quickly as possible. The Social Workers' Desk Reference, Second Edition, builds on the landmark achievement of the first edition with thorough revisions and over 75 all-new chapters. Its outstanding wealth of well-tested knowledge, presented in a crisp, to-the-point manner, makes it an even more vital resource for time-pressed practitioners. Page after page offers an abundance of up-to-date information and key tools and resources such as practice guidelines, program evaluations, validated assessment scales, and step-by-step treatment plans necessary for success in today's managed-care environment. The growing importance of evidence-based practice in social work is reflected throughout the chapters, as well as by the inclusion of an entire section devoted to showing how to use evidence intelligently and efficaciously. The Social Workers' Desk Reference, Second Edition, speaks directly to the daily realities of social workers in private, non-profit, and public settings, whatever their expertise and in all areas of practice: assessment and diagnosis, ethics, risk assessment, program evaluation, and beyond. Case managers, clinical social workers, supervisors, and administrators alike who have come to rely on the previous volume will quickly find its successor just as indispensable.show more

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  • Hardback | 1312 pages
  • 185.42 x 259.08 x 60.96mm | 2,335.99g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 13 halftones, 84 lines
  • 0195369378
  • 9780195369373
  • 817,964

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"This enhanced edition continues to provide students, teachers, and practitioners an effective resource tool reflecting best practices in the social work field. It continues the tradition of the 1st edition by providing the reader the most up-to-date information in a straightforward manner written by experts in their areas of practice...Social Workers' Desk Reference is a must have resource document for all social work practitioners. The text creates an environment for learning from the beginning to the end. The content is easy to read and understand. Students, educators, and practitioners will find it valuable as a reference guide in learning new knowledge and keeping updated with concepts, theories, and interventions that pertain to social work practice."--Journal of Social Work Values and Ethicsshow more

Table of contents

Foreword ; Preface ; About the Contributors ; Section 1, Introduction and Overview ; 1. The Synergy and Generativity of Social Work Practice - Anita Lightburn ; Section 2, Roles, Functions, and Typical Daily Schedule of Social Workers in Different Practice Settings (Section Editor: Albert R. Roberts) ; 2. The Social Worker in a Behavioral Health Care Setting- Cynthia Franklin and Christine Lagana-Riordan ; 3. The Addiction Treatment Specialist - Kenneth R. Yeager and Daryl Shorter ; 4. The Social Worker in an Outpatient Child and Adolescent Unit -Lisa Rapp-Paglicci ; 5. The Social Worker in a School Setting - Michael Kelly ; 6. The Social Worker as Family Counselor in a Non-Profit Community-Based Agency - Jack Nowicki and LeShawn Arbuckle ; 7. The Essential Elements of Private Practice Social Work - Raymond Fox ; 8. Community-based Mental Health with Children and Families - Susan C. Ayers and Borja Alvarez de Toledo ; 9. Social Work Practice in Home Based Services with Children and Their Families - Martha Morrison Dore and Charlene Zuffante ; 10. The Oncology Social Worker in a Medical Setting: Traditional vs. Innovative Roles - James Zabora ; 11. The Social Worker in a Police Department - Karen Knox and Albert R. Roberts ; 12. The Social Worker in a Domestic Violence Shelter - Diane L. Green ; 13. The Social Worker in Traumatic Stress and Emergency Service Settings - Ted Bober and Cheryl Regehr ; Section 3, Social Work Values, Ethics and Licensing Standards (Section Editor: Albert R. Roberts) ; 14. Ethical Issues in Social Work - Frederic G. Reamer ; 15. Risk Management in Social Work - Frederic G. Reamer ; 16. Avoiding Malpractice Lawsuits by Following Standards of Care Guidelines and Preventing Suicide : A Guide for Mental Health Professionals - Albert R. Roberts, Ianna Monferrari, and Kenneth R. Yeager ; 17. Social Work Licensing Examinations in the United States and Canada: Development and Administration - Donna DeAngelis ; 18. Social Work Regulations and Licensing - Andrew T. Marks and Karen Knox ; 19. On Being an Accountable Profession: The Code of Ethics, Oversight by Boards of Directors, and Whistle-Blowers as a Last Resort - Sheldon R. Gelman ; 20. The Impaired Social Work Professional - Frederic G. Reamer ; 21. How Social Workers Can Do More Good Than Harm: Critical Thinking, Evidence-Based Clinical Reasoning, and Avoiding Fallacies - Leonard Gibbs ; 22. Optimizing the Use of Patient Safety Standards, Procedures, and Measures - Kenneth R. Yeager, Albert R. Roberts, and Radu Saveanu ; 23. The Role and Regulations for Technology in Social Work Practice and E-Therapy: Social Work 2.0 - Jonathan Singer ; 24. Quality Standards and Quality Assurance in Health Settings - Kenneth R. Yeager and Tina R. Latimer ; Section 4, Theoretical Foundations and Treatment Approaches in Clinical Social Work (Section Editors: Cynthia Franklin and Albert R. Roberts) ; 25. Front Line Crisis Intervention - IYvonne Eaton and Albert R. Roberts ; 26. Fundamentals of Brief Treatment - Jan Ligon ; 27. Common Factors in Therapy - James Drisko ; 28. Task-Centered Practice - Anne E. Fortune ; 29. The Life Model - Alex Gitterman ; 30. Client-Centered Theory and Therapy - William Rowe and Alicia Stinson ; 31. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - M. Elizabeth Vonk and Teresa Early ; 32. Psychosocial Therapy - Francis J. Turner ; 33. Solution-focused Therapy - Peter DeJong ; 34. Comparative Theories - William Borden ; 35. Logotherapy - David Guttmann ; 36. Narrative Therapy - Patricia Kelley ; 37. Feminist Issues and Practices in Social Work- Mary Bricker-Jenkins and F. Ellen Netting ; 38. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) - Kelly Wilson, Emily K. Sandoz, and Regan Slater ; 39. A Behavioral Approach to Social Work Treatment - Denise Bronson ; 40. Using Social Constructivism in Social Work Practice - Mo Yee Lee and Gilbert Greene ; 41. Gestalt Therapy - Bill P. Panning ; 42. Object Relations Psychology - William Borden ; 43. Using Self-Psychology in Clinical Social Work - Jerrold R. Brandell ; 44. How Clinicians Can Effectively Use Assessment Tools to Evidence Medical Necessity and Throughout the Treatment Process - Kevin Corcoran and Jill Boyer-Quick ; Section 5, Assessment in Social Work Practice: Knowledge and Skills (Section Editors: William R. Nugent and Albert R. Roberts) ; 45. Using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision - Janet B. W. Williams ; 46. Guidelines for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV-TR) Multiaxial System Diagnosis - Carlton Munson ; 47. Clinical Assessment of Bipolar Disorder: Balancing Strengths and Diagnosis - Elizabeth Pomeroy and Diane Green ; 48. Developing Client-Focused Measures - Cathy King Pike ; 49. Brief Screening Instruments - Steven L. McMurtry and Susan Rose ; 50. Person-in-Environment System - James M. Karls and Maura E. O'Keefe ; 51. Guidelines for Conducting a Biopsychosocial Assessment - Sonia Austrian ; 52. Guidelines for Selecting and Using Assessment Tools with Children - Craig Winston LeCroy and Scott Kiyoshi Okamoto ; 53. Assessment Protocols and Rapid Assessment Instruments with Troubled Adolescents - David W. Springer and Stephen J. Tripodi ; 54. Using Standardized Tests and Instruments in Family Assessments - Jacqueline Corcoran ; 55. Understanding a Diagnosis: What It Does and Does Not Tell You - William R. Nugent ; 56. Guidelines and Uses of Rapid Assessment Instruments in Managed Care Settings - Laura M. Hopson and John S. Wodarski ; Section 6, Working with Couples and Families (Section Editor: Cynthia Franklin) ; 57. Using Genograms to Map Family Patterns - Monica McGoldrick ; 58. A Family Resilience Network - Froma Walsh ; 59. Treatment Planning with Families: An Evidence-Based Approach - Catheleen Jordan and Cynthia Franklin ; 60. Effective Couple and Family Treatment - Cynthia Franklin, Catheleen Jordan, and Laura Hopson ; 61. Structural Family Therapy - Harry J. Aponte ; 62. Bowen Family Systems Therapy - David V. Papero ; 63. It Takes One to Tango - Michele Weiner Davis ; 64. Parenting with Love and Limits - Scott P. Sells ; 65. Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy - Katherine J. Williams, Felicia De La Garza Mercer, and Andrew Christensen ; 66. Psychoeducation - Joseph Walsh ; 67. Guidelines for Couple Therapy with Survivors of Childhood Trauma - Kathryn Karusaitis Basham ; 68. Multifamily Groups with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder- Barbara Van Noppen ; 69. Working with Families of Persons with Severe Mental Illness - Tina Bogart Marshall and Phyllis Solomon ; Section 7, Developing and Implementing Treatment Plans with Specific Groups and Disorders (Section Editor: Vikki Vandiver) ; 70. Guidelines for Establishing Effective Treatment Goals and Treatment Plans with Axis I Disorders: Sample Treatment Plan for Generalized Anxiety Disorder - Vikki Vandiver and Kevin Corcoran ; 71. Using Evidence-Based Practice and Expert Consensus in Mental Health Settings: Step by Step Guidelines for Schizophrenia - Vikki Vandiver ; 72. Developing Therapeutic Contracts with Clients - Juliet Cassuto Rothman ; 73. Developing Goals - Charles Garvin ; 74. Treatment Planning with Adolescents: ADHD Case Applications - David W. Springer and Kim Bender ; 75. Eating Disorders and Treatment Planning - Nina Rovinelli Heller ; 76. Panic Disorders and Agoraphobia - Gordon MacNeil ; 77. Treatment Plans for Clients with Social Phobia - Bruce A. Thyer ; 78. Depression: Integration of Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioral Practices - Nina Rovinelli Heller and Terry B. Northcut ; 79. The Assessment and Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - M. Elizabeth Vonk ; 80. Guidelines for Clinical Social Work with Clients with Dissociative Disorders -Lina Hartocollis ; Section 8, Guidelines for Specific Techniques (Section Editors: Lisa Rapp Paglicci and Albert R. Roberts) ; 81. Developing Successful Therapeutic Relationships - Lawrence Shulman ; 82. Using Metaphor with Clients - Stephen Lankton ; 83. Cognitive Restructuring Techniques - Donald Granvold ; 84. Using the Miracle Question and Scaling Technique in Clinical Practice - Mo Yee Lee ; 85. Using Evidence-Based Hypnosis - William R. Nugent ; 86. Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for the Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive and OC Spectrum Disorders - David S. Shannahoff-Khalsa ; 87. Storytelling and the Use of Metaphor with OCD - Allen H. Weg ; 88. Best Practices in Parenting Techniques - Carolyn Hilarski ; 89. Terminating with Clients - Anne E. Fortune ; 90. Bereavement and Grief Therapy - Elizabeth C. Pomeroy, Renee Bradford Garcia, and Diane L. Green ; Section 9, Guidelines for Specific Interventions (Section Editors: Lisa Rapp-Paglicci and Albert Roberts) ; 91. Transtheoretical Model Guidelines for Families with Child Abuse and Neglect - Janice M. Prochaska and James O. Prochaska ; 92. Play Therapy with Children in Crisis - Nancy Boyd-Webb ; 93. Child Therapy and Social Skills - Craig Winston LeCroy ; 94. Recognizing Indicators of Child Maltreatment - Judith S. Rycus and Ronald C. Hughes ; 95. Guidelines for Social Skills Training for Persons with Mental Illness - Susan Gingerich ; 96. Delinquency Prevention and an Evidence-Based Social Work Intervention: Families and Schools Together (FAST) - Lynn McDonald ; 97. Group Process and Group Work Techniques - Paul Ephross and Geoffrey Greif ; 98. Psychopharmacology - Kia Bentley and Joseph Walsh ; 99. Guidelines for Chemical Abuse and Dependency Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment - Diana M. DiNitto and C. Aaron McNeece ; 100. Trauma Informed Services - Maggie Bennington-Davis ; 101. Supported Employment Approaches - Marina Kukla and Gary R. Bond ; 102. Working with and Strengthening Social Networks - Elizabeth M. Tracy ; 103. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing with Trauma Clients - Allen Rubin ; 104. Enacting the Educator-role: Principles for Practice - Kimberly Strom-Gottfried ; 105. Critical Incident Stress Management: Integrated Crisis Intervention and Disaster Mental Health - George Everly and Alan M. Langlieb ; 106. Divorce Therapy: The Application of Cognitive-Behavioral and Constructivist Treatment Methods - Donald Granvold ; 107. Social Work Practice With Sexual Issues - Paul H. Ephross and Joan C. Weiss ; 108. Interventions With Borderline Personality Disorder - Jonathan B. Singer ; Section 10, Case Management Guidelines (Section Editor: Phyllis Solomon) ; 109. An Overview of Case Management - Jack Rothman ; 110. Clinical Case Management - Joseph Walsh ; 111. Case Management Policies & Programs with the Developmentally Disabled - Elizabeth Lightfoot ; 112. Case Management and Child Welfare - Jannah H. Mather and Grafton H. Hull, Jr. ; 113. Case Management in Psychosocial Rehabilitation - David P. Moxley ; 114. A Strengths Approach to Case Management with Clients with Psychiatric Disabilities - Charles A. Rapp ; 115. Case Management with Substance-Abusing Clients - W. Patrick Sullivan ; 116. Social Work Case Management in Medical Settings - Candyce S. Berger ; 117. Case Management with Older Adults - Carol D. Austin and Robert W. McClelland ; 118. HIV/AIDS Case Management - Brian Giddens, Lana Sue Ka'opua, and Evelyn P. Tomaszewski ; 119. The Consumer-Provider Relationship Within Case Management - Victoria Stanhope and Phyllis Solomon ; Section 11, Social Work Fields of Practice (Section Editor: Albert R. Roberts) ; 120. Current and Future Directions of Social Work Practice with Children and Adolescents - Lisa Rapp-Paglicci and Alison Salloum ; 121. Current and Future Directions of Social Work in Adult Mental Health Settings - Vikki Vandiver ; 122. Development of a Proactive Model of Health Care Versus a Reactive System of Referrals - James N. Zabora ; 123. Overview of Alcohol and Drug Dependence: Assessment and Treatment - Kenneth R. Yeager ; 124. Evidence-Based Practice in Older Adults with Mental Health Disorders: Geriatric Mental Health - Zvi D. Gellis ; Section 12, Community Practice (Section Editor: Phyllis Solomon) ; 125. Community-Based Clinical Practice - Anita Lightburn and Phebe Sessions ; 126. International Perspectives on Social Work Practice - Karen M. Sowers and William S. Rowe ; 127. Guidelines for Assertive Community Treatment Teams - Mary Ann Test ; 128. Community Organizing Principles and Practice Guidelines - Terri Mizrahi ; 129. Community Practice Model for the 21st Century - Marie Overby Weil and Dorothy Gamble ; 130. Legislative Advocacy to Empower Oppressed and Vulnerable Groups - Michael Reisch ; 131. Principles and Practice Guidelines for Social Action - Jacqueline B. Mondros ; 132. Community Partnerships for School-Based Services: Action Principles - Dennis Poole ; 133. Building Community Capacity in the United States Air Force: The Community Readiness Consultant Model - Gary Bowen, James A. Martin, and Brenda J. Liston ; 134. Fathering Programs and Community Services - Jay Fagan ; Section 13, Working with Vulnerable Populations and Persons at Risk (Section Editor: Rowena Fong) ; 135. Overview of Working with Vulnerable Populations and Persons at Risk - Rowena Fong ; 136. The Legacy of Racism for Social Work Practice Today and What do About it - Joshua Miller and Ann Marie Garran ; 137. Social Work with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Clients - Mary Boes and Katherine van Wormer ; 138. Clinical Social Work with Older Adults - Virginia Richardson ; 139. Effective Practice with Refugees and Immigrants - Miriam Potocky-Tripodi ; 140. Social Work Practice with Native Americans - Teresa Evans Campbell ; 141. Social Work Practice with Asian and Pacific Islander Americans - Rowena Fong and Halaevalu Vakalahi ; 142. Social Work Practice with Latinos - Ilze Earner and Genoveva Garcia ; 143. Social Work Practice with African Americans - Sadye Logan ; 144. The Culturagram - Elaine P. Congress ; Section 14, School Social Work (Section Editor: Paula Allen-Meares) ; 145. Overview of Current and Future Practices in School Social Work - Paula Allen-Meares ; 146. Evidence-based Violence Prevention Programs and Best Implementation Practices - Ron Astor, Roxana Marachi, Rami Benbenishty, Ron Pitner, and Michelle Rosemond ; 147. Promising Interventions for Students who have Co-Occurring Disorders - Stephen J. Tripodi, Johnny S. Kim, and Kim Bender ; 148. Effective Interventions for Students With Conduct Disorder - David W. Springer and Courtney J. Lynch ; 149. Solution-focused, Brief Therapy Interventions for Students at Risk to Drop Out - Cynthia Franklin and Stephen Tripodi ; 150. Case Management Interventions with Immigrant and Refugee Students and Families - Rowena Fong, Marilyn Armour, Noel Busch Armendariz and Laurie Cook Heffron ; 151. Treating Children and Adolescents with ADHD in the Schools - Steven W. Evans, Joanna M. Sadler, and Christine E. Brady ; 152. Working with Culturally/Racially Diverse Students to Improve Connection to School and Academic Performance - Daphna Oyserman ; Section 15, Forensic Social Work (Section Editor: Jose B. Ashford) ; 153. Overview of forensic social work: Broad and narrow definitions - Jose B. Ashford ; 154. Forensic social work and expert witness testimony in child welfare - Carlton E. Munson ; 155. An interest based approach to child protection mediation - Allan E. Barsky ; 156. Mediation and Conflict Resolution - John Allen Lemmon ; 157. Children exposed to domestic violence: Assessment and treatment protocols - Peter Lehmann and Catherine Simmons ; 158. Risk assessment guidelines for dually diagnosed offenders and civil patients - Jose B. Ashford and Albert R. Roberts ; 159. Risk assessment guidelines for dually diagnosed offenders and civil patients - Jose B. Ashford and Albert R. Roberts ; 160. Elder Abuse - Patricia Brownell and Catherine T. Giblin ; Section 16, Evidence-based Practice (Section Editor: Bruce Thyer) ; 161. Evidence-based Practice, Science, and Social Work: An Overview - Bruce A. Thyer ; 162. Developing Well-Structured Questions For Evidence-Informed Practice - Eileen Gambrill and Leonard Gibbs ; 163. Locating Credible Studies for Evidence-based Practice - Allen Rubin and Danielle Parrish ; 164. Critically Appraising Studies for Evidence-based Practice - Denise Bronson ; 165. Randomized Controlled Trials and Evidence-based Practice - Paul Montgomery ; 166. Meta-analysis and Evidence-based Practice - Jacqueline Corcoran and Julia H. Littell ; 167. Systematic Reviews and Evidence-based Practice - Julia H. Littell and Jacqueline Corcoran ; 168. The Cochrane and Campbell Collaborations and Evidence - Matthew Howard, Brian Perron, and Michael G. Vaughn ; 169. Integrating Research, Clinical Skills, Values, and Client Circumstances in Evidence-based Practice - Eileen Gambrill ; 170. Evidence-based Practice in Social Work Education - Aron Shlonsky ; 171. N = 1 Experiments and Their Role in Evidence-based Practice - Bruce A. Thyer ; Glossary ; Author Index ; Subject Indextshow more

About Albert R. Roberts

Albert R. Roberts is a Professor of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University.show more

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