These reading suggestions include not only relevant nonfiction, but also fiction-old and new-that offers valuable insights into certain behaviors and circumstances of troubled individuals and families. Of immediate usefulness as a text in all courses in social work and sociology dealing with the family, this book will prove equally valuable to social workers in voluntary agencies as well as to those in public social agencies at local, state, and national levels, to teachers, and to the "helping professions" in general, including the clergy.
Frances Lomas Feldman is distinguished professor emerita of social work at the University of Southern California. She has served on a number of state and national committees as well as commissions such as the Governor's Advisory Committee on Mental Health. She also helped start the first credit counseling service. Feldman has contributed widely to professional and scholarly books and journals. Frances H.
Scherz received her B. She has directed seminars, workshops, and institutes for, among others, the Child Welfare League of America, Chapters of the National Association of Social Work and the Family Service Association of America, as well as for social work schools throughout the United States.
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She is a frequent contributor to professional journals, and has also edited and contributed to the Casebook on F amity Diagnosis and Treatment and the recent Casebook on Families with Adolescents. Jennifer A. Following families from the beginning of a case to its discharge, Reich shows how parents negotiate with the state for custody of their children, and how being held accountable to the state affects a family.
Empowerment Practice with Families in Distress. Judith Bula Wise.
For more than years, empowering practices have been used by social workers in their work with families, but the techniques of today differ significantly from those of the pioneers or even from those of a few years ago. Today's practitioners recognize that empowering others is impossible; social workers can, however, assist others as they empower themselves.
This book integrates time-honored approaches with today's more modest goals, mindful of what empowerment can and cannot do. Synthesizing several theoretical supports—the strengths perspective, system theory, theories of family well-being, and theories of coping—the author responds to the question "What works?
Practice illustrations are provided throughout to bring concepts to life and, more important, to present families describing their own experiences with achieving empowerment.
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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. In recent years, the U. The potential returns on these investments may not only be substantial but also have long-lasting effects for individuals and succeeding generations of their families.
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Administration in Social Work is a highly respected, peer-reviewed journal which has provided timely, relevant information to human services administrators, managers, and educators for more than a quarter century. The journal keeps you up to date on theory, practice, and research, with special attention given to the relationship between social administration and social policy planning. Impact Factor: 0. Indexed by: H. Adoption Quarterly is an unparalleled forum for examining the issues of child care, the relationships between nature and nurture, and the psychological and social meanings of the word family.
This international, multidisciplinary journal features conceptual and empirical work, commentaries, and book reviews from the fields of the social sciences, humanities, biological sciences, law, and social policy. Advances in Social Work is committed to enhancing the linkage among social work practice, research, and education.
Accordingly, the journal addresses current issues, challenges, and responses facing social work practice and education. Advances in Social Work seeks to publish empirical, conceptual, and theoretical articles that make substantial contributions to the field in all areas of social work including clinical practice, community organization, social administration, social policy, planning, and program evaluation. Articulating innovative feminist voices and perspectives has steadfastly been the substance of the scholarship and art published in the journal since its inception.
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