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A central premise of cognitive-behavior therapy is that individuals bring themselves to their emotions and behavior by how they think. Fundamentals of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy helps therapists and counselors address the important questions of cognitive-behavior therapy--what to ask, how to respond to difficult exchanges with clients, and why to make chosen ...
Fundamentals of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy: From Both Sides of the Desk
A central premise of cognitive-behavior therapy is that individuals bring themselves to their emotions and behavior by how they think. Fundamentals of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy helps therapists and counselors address the important questions of cognitive-behavior therapy--what to ask, how to respond to difficult exchanges with clients, and why to make chosen responses--and helps them get at the cognitive base of clients'emotional disturbances more quickly. The book is unique in that it presents more than a textbook approach to problemsolving; it provides a wealth of data and philosophy that enables clinicians to respond more helpfully to client problems. Readers of Fundamentals of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy learn what therapeutic questions to ask and what responses to give to psychotherapy clients'common difficult questions and statements in ways that better contribute to the long-range happiness and survival of the client. This insightful book encourages therapists to help clients help themselves by showing therapists effective, detailed, responses that help clients answer their own questions and come to their own conclusions about why they react certain ways to specific situations. Among the 164 troublesome client questions and statements to which Borcherdt offers rational responses are: But I don't feel like it. I can't make a decision, because I don't know if it is the right one. Why won't things work out for me? I can't help it. I have so many problems and feelings that I don't know where to begin dealing with them. Why don't I change? Why do I keep goofing up? Whose side are you on anyway? Through this detailed look at the therapist's role in heightening client awareness of self, Author Bill Borcherdt, who has thirty years'experience as a therapist, provides a storehouse of practical, hands-on tact and tactics which encourages a problem-solving focus while preventing conversational drifting. He gives readers insights on: basic principles of emotional reeducation and well-being psychotherapy as teaching overcoming emotional disturbance tendencies getting individuals to answer their own questions so they can expose their own potential solutions understanding and overcoming clients'resistance to change a client-centered method of problem-solving interviewingThe book illustrates that the primary medium of the therapist's influence is funneled through both direct questions asked of the client and through the therapist's responses to client questions and commentary. Suggested questions and responses in the book help practitioners prepare for interviews and better understand clients'resistance to change. Designed for students in training as well as the beginning or seasoned practitioner, Fundamentals of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy includes 172 rational questions and 164 rational responses, each with commentary that shows the clinical justifications for asking these questions and offering these responses.Social workers, psychologists, guidance counselors, psychiatrists, nurses in mental health settings, marital/family counselors, alcohol and other drug abuse counselors, and other human service professionals will find Fundamentals of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy filled with practical and insightful guidelines for better helping their psychotherapy clients.
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57.700000 USD

Fundamentals of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy: From Both Sides of the Desk

by Bill Borcherdt, Carlton E. Munson
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Explore the connection between sexual victimization, addiction, and compulsive behaviors! This book demonstrates clearly what lengths survivors of sexual abuse will go to in attempting to avoid dealing with the pain resulting from their sexual abuse. Anyone who has been sexually abused is likely to have one of the addictions ...
Recovering from Sexual Abuse, Addictions, and Compulsive Behaviors: Numb Survivors
Explore the connection between sexual victimization, addiction, and compulsive behaviors! This book demonstrates clearly what lengths survivors of sexual abuse will go to in attempting to avoid dealing with the pain resulting from their sexual abuse. Anyone who has been sexually abused is likely to have one of the addictions or compulsive behaviors described herein. The information in Recovering from Sexual Abuse, Addictions, and Compulsive Behaviors regarding codependency is especially useful to survivors of sexual abuse who now find themselves in abusive relationships. Survivors of abuse who have gone without treatment sometimes become either sexual perpetrators or sexual addicts and may experience many different types of psychological dysfunction. Recovering from Sexual Abuse, Addictions, and Compulsive Behaviors examines issues that survivors often have regarding: * trust and friendship * sexuality and sexual addiction * marriage and family * religious addiction as opposed to spirituality * alcohol and substance abuse * workaholism * weight issues and eating disorders * violence as the result of shame, fear, and depression caused by abuseRecovering from Sexual Abuse, Addictions, and Compulsive Behaviors is more than a litany of the problems that survivors face. This valuable work will show you: * HOW the survivor came to employ addictive or compulsive behaviors * WHY the survivor continues to employ these self-abusive behaviors despite the pain caused by the addiction * WHAT the survivor needs to do to aid recovery * WHERE the survivor can turn to obtain the help that is needed to recover from addictive or compulsive behaviorsWith its complete bibliography and up-to-date information on sexual abuse, addictions, and compulsive behaviors, Recovering from Sexual Abuse, Addictions, and Compulsive Behaviors will show you the full course of sexual abuse and its aftermath, bringing you from the beginnings of sexual abuse through the steps that lead to addiction and compulsion, and ultimately, recovery.
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157.500000 USD

Recovering from Sexual Abuse, Addictions, and Compulsive Behaviors: Numb Survivors

by Sandra L. Knauer, Carlton E. Munson
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Make the DSM-IV-TR user-friendly with this powerful learning tool! This expanded and updated edition of Dr. Munson's highly acclaimed book is the indispensable companion volume and guide to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition-Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR), published by the American Psychiatric Association. The only study guide currently ...
The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference: Visual Guides and More for Learning to Use the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV-TR), Second
Make the DSM-IV-TR user-friendly with this powerful learning tool! This expanded and updated edition of Dr. Munson's highly acclaimed book is the indispensable companion volume and guide to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition-Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR), published by the American Psychiatric Association. The only study guide currently available for the DSM-IV-TR, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, provides clear, cogent expositions of every disorder in the manual. All the information in this edition has been updated to reflect the new thinking and the current criteria. Easy to use in a consistent, all-inclusive format, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, offers a detailed explanation of every part of the DSM-IV-TR, from its multi-axial classification system to the criteria for diagnosing individual disorders. It offers guidelines of diagnosis, examples of treatment planning, and 81 helpful illustrations, including color-coded supplemental visuals highlighting the diagnostic criteria for disorders most frequently encountered in clinical practice. It even features a thorough review of the 26 syndromes considered for inclusion in the DSM-IV-TR that did not reach the research criteria for a full-scale disorder. In addition, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, is the only guide to applying the new culture-bound syndromes. It even includes a detailed case example of preparing a cultural formulation. References are provided at the end of each chapter, and a master reference list is printed at the end of the book, which enhances ease of use. Summaries for each class of disorders include: * a listing of codes and disorders * a fundamental features section describing core aspects of disorders * brief tips to highlight significant information and helpful diagnostic techniques * differential diagnosis strategies and tips * standardized measures and scales recommended for their effectiveness, ease of use, brevity of administration, and cost * recommended readingWritten by nationally respected clinician, supervisor, and educator Dr. Carlton Munson, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, will help end clinical gridlock and enable you to improve services to your clients within the context of managed care.
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157.500000 USD

The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference: Visual Guides and More for Learning to Use the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV-TR), Second

by Carlton E. Munson
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Celebrating Diversity: Coexisting in a Multicultural Society, offers pragmatic ways to replace conflictive behaviors between diverse peoples with coexistence alternatives. Coexistence-partnership values and skills help us to outgrow ways of the past--competition, suspicion, manipulation, isolation, victimization. These skills enhance our own lives as well as those of future generations. In ...
Celebrating Diversity: Coexisting in a Multicultural Society
Celebrating Diversity: Coexisting in a Multicultural Society, offers pragmatic ways to replace conflictive behaviors between diverse peoples with coexistence alternatives. Coexistence-partnership values and skills help us to outgrow ways of the past--competition, suspicion, manipulation, isolation, victimization. These skills enhance our own lives as well as those of future generations. In Celebrating Diversity, author Benyamin Chetkow-Yanoov asserts that the increasing religious-ethnic-linguistic pluralisms of the twentieth century requires that we cease lumping people different from ourselves into an other category. He identifies classical elements of a coexistence model and suggests various strategies and tactics for implementing coexistence in modern societies. Among the many insights you will find are: * the definition of coexistence * an analysis of past patterns of majority-minority group relations, such as segregation, tolerance, and integration * models of majority-minority relations, participation, and coexistence appropriate for the twenty-first century * illustrations of the coexistence model through examples of places where it is flourishing * action steps for leaders and citizens to put the idea of coexistence into practice * a range of research findings that help us determine what is effective in promoting coexistenceIn the pages of Celebrating Diversity, you can learn social skills for preventing conflict escalation, for finding areas of common interest, and for working cooperatively. As more of us become informed about alternatives to violence, hopefully we can find ways to bring peace to areas of unrest, such as Algeria, Ireland, Israel, Nigeria, Rwanda, Serbia, or the former Soviet Union.
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162.750000 USD

Celebrating Diversity: Coexisting in a Multicultural Society

by B. Harold Chetkow-Yanoov, Carlton E. Munson
Hardback
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Social Work Theory and Practice with the Terminally Ill, second edition, takes a compassionate look at ways that social workers can help dying people and their families. The social workers who work most effectively with terminally ill patients and their families are the ones who best understand the multifaceted nature ...
Negotiating a Good Death: Euthanasia in the Netherlands
Social Work Theory and Practice with the Terminally Ill, second edition, takes a compassionate look at ways that social workers can help dying people and their families. The social workers who work most effectively with terminally ill patients and their families are the ones who best understand the multifaceted nature of the dying process and its impact on the the patient, the family, and even on the health care professionals who work with patients at the end of life. Dr. Parry--who specializes in dying and bereavement--offers astute observations on the stages of dealing with the diagnosis of a terminal illness and the impending death that patients and their families confront. This updated second edition provides valuable new information on ways that social workers can help those with AIDS and their families, on traumatic death from any cause, and on the grieving processes of parents.Social Work Theory and Practice with the Terminally Ill, second edition, also includes stimulating discussions on: the interdisciplinary health team the grieving process professional burnout how social workers adapt to working with dying patients euthanasia and physician-assisted dying living wills and patients'rights In touching case studies, this volume illustrates the particular needs and concerns of the terminally ill and their families--impending losses, financial worries, job concerns, pain, unfinished business, and spiritual needs--and reviews successful interventions used by social workers to help patients and their families work through the dying process.
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37.750000 USD

Negotiating a Good Death: Euthanasia in the Netherlands

by Carlton E. Munson, Joan K. Parry
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The Relational Systems Model for Family Therapy presents a multi-systems approach to family therapy that teaches the therapist important self-differentiating capacities that set the tone for creating a powerful therapeutic atmosphere. While the model demands no specific treatment procedures, it does rely on the therapist's capacity to adhere to its ...
The Relational Systems Model for Family Therapy: Living in the Four Realities
The Relational Systems Model for Family Therapy presents a multi-systems approach to family therapy that teaches the therapist important self-differentiating capacities that set the tone for creating a powerful therapeutic atmosphere. While the model demands no specific treatment procedures, it does rely on the therapist's capacity to adhere to its basic ideas, as she/he is the most vital factor in the model's success.In The Relational Systems Model for Family Therapy, Author Donald R. Bardill encourages the therapist to be the learning vehicle for the integration of the four realities of life (self, other, context, spiritual) and the differentiating process that is necessary for human survival, safety, and growth. Understanding this model allows therapists to lead clients to heightened self-awareness and the realization of their human potential--both important factors for intellectual growth, emotional maturity, and problem solving. To this end, readers learn about: the self-differentiating therapist--the person-of-the-therapist is the crucial variable in an effective family treatment process the facing process--the client faces such issues as self-identity, life-purpose, thought and behavior patterns, emotionalized fears, and the future emotionalized right/wrong--focus is on consequences of actions rather than right/wrong judgments in relationship issues life stances--the uniqueness of the individual affects their connection to the life realities family grid--a way for the therapist to organize and talk about important family systems dynamics the therapeutic paradox--the client's worldview is examined through the therapist's worldview and a new worldview is formedThe Relational Systems Model for Family Therapy is an important handbook for practitioners and students in the fields of clinical social work, psychology, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, counseling psychology, pastoral counseling, and psychiatric nursing. The book is also useful as a supplemental text for advanced undergraduate classes and postgraduate seminars in family therapy and family counseling. The self-differentiation nature of the content also lends this book useful to self-help readers.
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49.300000 USD

The Relational Systems Model for Family Therapy: Living in the Four Realities

by D Ray Bardill, Carlton E. Munson
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Explore the connection between sexual victimization, addiction, and compulsive behaviors!This book demonstrates clearly what lengths survivors of sexual abuse will go to in attempting to avoid dealing with the pain resulting from their sexual abuse. Anyone who has been sexually abused is likely to have one of the addictions or ...
Recovering from Sexual Abuse, Addictions, and Compulsive Behaviors: Numb Survivors
Explore the connection between sexual victimization, addiction, and compulsive behaviors!This book demonstrates clearly what lengths survivors of sexual abuse will go to in attempting to avoid dealing with the pain resulting from their sexual abuse. Anyone who has been sexually abused is likely to have one of the addictions or compulsive behaviors described herein. The information in Recovering from Sexual Abuse, Addictions, and Compulsive Behaviors regarding codependency is especially useful to survivors of sexual abuse who now find themselves in abusive relationships. Survivors of abuse who have gone without treatment sometimes become either sexual perpetrators or sexual addicts and may experience many different types of psychological dysfunction. Recovering from Sexual Abuse, Addictions, and Compulsive Behaviors examines issues that survivors often have regarding: trust and friendship sexuality and sexual addiction marriage and family religious addiction as opposed to spirituality alcohol and substance abuse workaholism weight issues and eating disorders violence as the result of shame, fear, and depression caused by abuse Recovering from Sexual Abuse, Addictions, and Compulsive Behaviors is more than a litany of the problems that survivors face. This valuable work will show you: HOW the survivor came to employ addictive or compulsive behaviors WHY the survivor continues to employ these self-abusive behaviors despite the pain caused by the addiction WHAT the survivor needs to do to aid recovery WHERE the survivor can turn to obtain the help that is needed to recover from addictive or compulsive behaviors With its complete bibliography and up-to-date information on sexual abuse, addictions, and compulsive behaviors, Recovering from Sexual Abuse, Addictions, and Compulsive Behaviors will show you the full course of sexual abuse and its aftermath, bringing you from the beginnings of sexual abuse through the steps that lead to addiction and compulsion, and ultimately, recovery.
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53.500000 USD

Recovering from Sexual Abuse, Addictions, and Compulsive Behaviors: Numb Survivors

by Sandra L. Knauer, Carlton E. Munson
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Use these fascinating first-person accounts to bring real-world problems into the classroom!The Use of Personal Narratives in the Helping Professions: A Teaching Casebook is a collection of personal narratives, short stories, and poetry about mental illness and other life-affecting problems, mostly in the context of family life. Each selection is ...
The Use of Personal Narratives in the Helping Professions: A Teaching Casebook
Use these fascinating first-person accounts to bring real-world problems into the classroom!The Use of Personal Narratives in the Helping Professions: A Teaching Casebook is a collection of personal narratives, short stories, and poetry about mental illness and other life-affecting problems, mostly in the context of family life. Each selection is accompanied by questions for discussion; selected reading lists are provided with each chapter. Beginning with problems related to childhood, the stories range through adolescence, adulthood, and old age. This unique book provides students and educators in psychology, social work, and counseling with an in-depth understanding of various mental illnesses and psychosocial problems through the life cycle. Its stories and narratives give students the unique opportunity to experience from the inside what it is like to live with an eating disorder or struggle with a compulsion phobia. The Use of Personal Narratives in the Helping Professions is more than a teaching tool. These stories are more than thought provoking, more than simply insightful. They are truly fascinating--each a candid, no-holds-barred glimpse into the personal reality of its narrator--and will inspire the kind of discussions that the best courses and instructors are remembered for. Your students will most likely have finished the book before the class has finished discussing the first chapter! With The Use of Personal Narratives in the Helping Professions, your students will explore: family relationships under various types of stress how families cope with physical illness what happens to the family when a loved one struggles with mental illness the impact of racial issues the effects of sexual abuse and domestic violence the process of healing from childhood trauma . . . and much more! The Use of Personal Narratives in the Helping Professions provides first-hand knowledge of what the loss of a parent to death, mental illness, or alcoholism feels like to the child; of how coming out as a lesbian affects one's life; of the love and frustration of having a mentally handicapped sibling; of what it's like to lose one's memory in old age. No academic description can convey the feelings, meaning, and effects on the individual or family of mental illness or other psychosocial stressors. Only narratives and stories based on direct experience--exactly what you'll find in The Use of Personal Narratives in the Helping Professions--can offer this perspective.
53.500000 USD

The Use of Personal Narratives in the Helping Professions: A Teaching Casebook

by Eileen J. Polinger, Jessica K. Heriot, Carlton E. Munson
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Use a strengths perspective for working with your younger clients! Mental Health Practice with Children and Youth: A Strengths and Well-Being Model presents new insights into successfully working with children by concentrating on their capabilities and resilience. This book explores the continuum of children's needs and challenges from early childhood ...
Mental Health Practice with Children and Youth: A Strengths and Well-Being Model
Use a strengths perspective for working with your younger clients! Mental Health Practice with Children and Youth: A Strengths and Well-Being Model presents new insights into successfully working with children by concentrating on their capabilities and resilience. This book explores the continuum of children's needs and challenges from early childhood through adolescence. This text also supports child-centered and strengths-oriented approaches to intervention with children and introduces specific strategies for maximizing pro-social behaviors, self-concept, learning, and positive peer relationships in children at home, at school, and in the community. Mental Health Practice with Children and Youth shows how children's rights have slowly evolved over many years, from children's status as property in the 1600s to the twentieth-century innovations that give a child a specific legal status with a certain amount of freedom and self-determination. By emphasizing the self-concept and self-esteem guidelines outlined by this book, social workers, mental health specialists, and childcare professionals can help children transition into healthy adults, despite hardships, disabilities, or parent negligence. Chapters highlighting interview and assessment techniques as well as media-directed, creative child therapies will enhance your counseling and intervention practices. Mental Health Practice with Children and Youth provides you with insight on: the relationships between children and family environment from two-parent families to foster families child socialization and peer relationships in school and around the community adolescence gender roles, ethnic and racial diversity, sexual orientation, and adult transitioning educational needs teacher expectations, special education, diversity, home schooling and more! The strengths perspective is not always included in traditional child welfare and children's practice texts, and this textbook fills that gap for working with younger clients. Children in child welfare, educational, mental health, family service, and recreational settings will all benefit from the inclusion of Mental Health Practice with Children and Youth: A Strengths and Well-Being Model in your work. Augmented with case scenarios and studies, empirical findings, and questions for discussion in every chapter, this book will help child service professionals as well as university faculty and students.
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27.72 USD
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In this guidebook, People With HIV and Those Who Help Them, author Dennis Shelby uses the reported experiences of HIV-positive men to chart the course of living with HIV. He offers a consistent clinical-theoretical framework that encompasses the vast range of clinical problems clinicians may encounter in their work with ...
People with HIV and Those Who Help Them: Challenges, Integration, Intervention
In this guidebook, People With HIV and Those Who Help Them, author Dennis Shelby uses the reported experiences of HIV-positive men to chart the course of living with HIV. He offers a consistent clinical-theoretical framework that encompasses the vast range of clinical problems clinicians may encounter in their work with HIV-positive individuals across the span of infection. This book provides a detailed account of the many psychological transformations that infected people experience. People With HIV and Those Who Help Them enables clinicians and students to better address the problems commonly encountered in clinical practice with persons with HIV. Clinicians will be able to gain perspective on the process of knowing one is infected, infected men will see their process mirrored and validated, and family, friends, and partners of infected men will gain a greater appreciation for the experience of their relative, friend, and partner. As clinicians have gained experience in working with HIV-positive people, they have become increasingly aware of the complexity of successful clinical intervention with HIV-related problems. In his book, Shelby breaks down this complex process into its component aspects: * psychological impact of HIV infection * the process of adapting to the knowledge of infection * the dynamic process involved with HIV infection * common problems and solutions encountered by infected people * case examples that illustrate the clinical framework * intensive psychotherapy and HIV infection The study that is the basis for this book charts the initial psychological impact and many changes and transformations of the experience of being HIV-positive. While infected people are often encouraged to maintain hopeful outlooks and to think of themselves as living with HIV rather than dying from it, it is often a long and arduous process to achieve and maintain this perspective. People With HIV and Those Who Help Them is a guide to help those with HIV to keep a positive outlook on life.
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43.91 USD
Paperback
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Use these fascinating first-person accounts to bring real-world problems into the classroom! The Use of Personal Narratives in the Helping Professions: A Teaching Casebook is a collection of personal narratives, short stories, and poetry about mental illness and other life-affecting problems, mostly in the context of family life. Each selection ...
The Use of Personal Narratives in the Helping Professions: A Teaching Casebook
Use these fascinating first-person accounts to bring real-world problems into the classroom! The Use of Personal Narratives in the Helping Professions: A Teaching Casebook is a collection of personal narratives, short stories, and poetry about mental illness and other life-affecting problems, mostly in the context of family life. Each selection is accompanied by questions for discussion; selected reading lists are provided with each chapter. Beginning with problems related to childhood, the stories range through adolescence, adulthood, and old age. This unique book provides students and educators in psychology, social work, and counseling with an in-depth understanding of various mental illnesses and psychosocial problems through the life cycle. Its stories and narratives give students the unique opportunity to experience from the inside what it is like to live with an eating disorder or struggle with a compulsion phobia. The Use of Personal Narratives in the Helping Professions is more than a teaching tool. These stories are more than thought provoking, more than simply insightful. They are truly fascinating--each a candid, no-holds-barred glimpse into the personal reality of its narrator--and will inspire the kind of discussions that the best courses and instructors are remembered for. Your students will most likely have finished the book before the class has finished discussing the first chapter! With The Use of Personal Narratives in the Helping Professions, your students will explore: * family relationships under various types of stress * how families cope with physical illness * what happens to the family when a loved one struggles with mental illness * the impact of racial issues * the effects of sexual abuse and domestic violence * the process of healing from childhood trauma ...and much more!The Use of Personal Narratives in the Helping Professions provides first-hand knowledge of what the loss of a parent to death, mental illness, or alcoholism feels like to the child; of how coming out as a lesbian affects one's life; of the love and frustration of having a mentally handicapped sibling; of what it's like to lose one's memory in old age. No academic description can convey the feelings, meaning, and effects on the individual or family of mental illness or other psychosocial stressors. Only narratives and stories based on direct experience--exactly what you'll find in The Use of Personal Narratives in the Helping Professions--can offer this perspective.
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119.70 USD

The Use of Personal Narratives in the Helping Professions: A Teaching Casebook

by Eileen J. Polinger, Jessica K. Heriot, Carlton E. Munson
Hardback
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Celebrating Diversity: Coexisting in a Multicultural Society, offers pragmatic ways to replace conflictive behaviors between diverse peoples with coexistence alternatives. Coexistence-partnership values and skills help us to outgrow ways of the past--competition, suspicion, manipulation, isolation, victimization. These skills enhance our own lives as well as those of future generations.In Celebrating ...
Celebrating Diversity: Coexisting in a Multicultural Society
Celebrating Diversity: Coexisting in a Multicultural Society, offers pragmatic ways to replace conflictive behaviors between diverse peoples with coexistence alternatives. Coexistence-partnership values and skills help us to outgrow ways of the past--competition, suspicion, manipulation, isolation, victimization. These skills enhance our own lives as well as those of future generations.In Celebrating Diversity, author Benyamin Chetkow-Yanoov asserts that the increasing religious-ethnic-linguistic pluralisms of the twentieth century requires that we cease lumping people different from ourselves into an other category. He identifies classical elements of a coexistence model and suggests various strategies and tactics for implementing coexistence in modern societies. Among the many insights you will find are: the definition of coexistence an analysis of past patterns of majority-minority group relations, such as segregation, tolerance, and integration models of majority-minority relations, participation, and coexistence appropriate for the twenty-first century illustrations of the coexistence model through examples of places where it is flourishing action steps for leaders and citizens to put the idea of coexistence into practice a range of research findings that help us determine what is effective in promoting coexistence In the pages of Celebrating Diversity, you can learn social skills for preventing conflict escalation, for finding areas of common interest, and for working cooperatively. As more of us become informed about alternatives to violence, hopefully we can find ways to bring peace to areas of unrest, such as Algeria, Ireland, Israel, Nigeria, Rwanda, Serbia, or the former Soviet Union.
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52.42 USD

Celebrating Diversity: Coexisting in a Multicultural Society

by B. Harold Chetkow-Yanoov, Carlton E. Munson
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Use a strengths perspective for working with your younger clients! Mental Health Practice with Children and Youth: A Strengths and Well-Being Model presents new insights into successfully working with children by concentrating on their capabilities and resilience. This book explores the continuum of children's needs and challenges from early childhood ...
Mental Health Practice with Children and Youth: A Strengths and Well-Being Model
Use a strengths perspective for working with your younger clients! Mental Health Practice with Children and Youth: A Strengths and Well-Being Model presents new insights into successfully working with children by concentrating on their capabilities and resilience. This book explores the continuum of children's needs and challenges from early childhood through adolescence. This text also supports child-centered and strengths-oriented approaches to intervention with children and introduces specific strategies for maximizing pro-social behaviors, self-concept, learning, and positive peer relationships in children at home, at school, and in the community. Mental Health Practice with Children and Youth shows how children's rights have slowly evolved over many years, from children's status as property in the 1600s to the twentieth-century innovations that give a child a specific legal status with a certain amount of freedom and self-determination. By emphasizing the self-concept and self-esteem guidelines outlined by this book, social workers, mental health specialists, and childcare professionals can help children transition into healthy adults, despite hardships, disabilities, or parent negligence. Chapters highlighting interview and assessment techniques as well as media-directed, creative child therapies will enhance your counseling and intervention practices. Mental Health Practice with Children and Youth provides you with insight on: * the relationships between children and family environment--from two-parent families to foster families * child socialization and peer relationships--in school and around the community * adolescence--gender roles, ethnic and racial diversity, sexual orientation, and adult transitioning * educational needs--teacher expectations, special education, diversity, home schooling * and more! The strengths perspective is not always included in traditional child welfare and children's practice texts, and this textbook fills that gap for working with younger clients. Children in child welfare, educational, mental health, family service, and recreational settings will all benefit from the inclusion of Mental Health Practice with Children and Youth: A Strengths and Well-Being Model in your work. Augmented with case scenarios and studies, empirical findings, and questions for discussion in every chapter, this book will help child service professionals as well as university faculty and students.
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100.80 USD

Mental Health Practice with Children and Youth: A Strengths and Well-Being Model

by Lonnie R. Helton, Mieko Kotake Smith, Carlton E. Munson
Hardback
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A central premise of cognitive-behavior therapy is that individuals bring themselves to their emotions and behavior by how they think. Fundamentals of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy helps therapists and counselors address the important questions of cognitive-behavior therapy--what to ask, how to respond to difficult exchanges with clients, and why to make chosen ...
Fundamentals of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy: From Both Sides of the Desk
A central premise of cognitive-behavior therapy is that individuals bring themselves to their emotions and behavior by how they think. Fundamentals of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy helps therapists and counselors address the important questions of cognitive-behavior therapy--what to ask, how to respond to difficult exchanges with clients, and why to make chosen responses--and helps them get at the cognitive base of clients'emotional disturbances more quickly. The book is unique in that it presents more than a textbook approach to problemsolving; it provides a wealth of data and philosophy that enables clinicians to respond more helpfully to client problems. Readers of Fundamentals of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy learn what therapeutic questions to ask and what responses to give to psychotherapy clients'common difficult questions and statements in ways that better contribute to the long-range happiness and survival of the client. This insightful book encourages therapists to help clients help themselves by showing therapists effective, detailed, responses that help clients answer their own questions and come to their own conclusions about why they react certain ways to specific situations. Among the 164 troublesome client questions and statements to which Borcherdt offers rational responses are: * But I don't feel like it. * I can't make a decision, because I don't know if it is the right one. * Why won't things work out for me? * I can't help it. * I have so many problems and feelings that I don't know where to begin dealing with them. * Why don't I change? Why do I keep goofing up? * Whose side are you on anyway? Through this detailed look at the therapist's role in heightening client awareness of self, Author Bill Borcherdt, who has thirty years'experience as a therapist, provides a storehouse of practical, hands-on tact and tactics which encourages a problem-solving focus while preventing conversational drifting. He gives readers insights on: * basic principles of emotional reeducation and well-being * psychotherapy as teaching * overcoming emotional disturbance tendencies * getting individuals to answer their own questions so they can expose their own potential solutions * understanding and overcoming clients'resistance to change * a client-centered method of problem-solving interviewing The book illustrates that the primary medium of the therapist's influence is funneled through both direct questions asked of the client and through the therapist's responses to client questions and commentary. Suggested questions and responses in the book help practitioners prepare for interviews and better understand clients'resistance to change. Designed for students in training as well as the beginning or seasoned practitioner, Fundamentals of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy includes 172 rational questions and 164 rational responses, each with commentary that shows the clinical justifications for asking these questions and offering these responses. Social workers, psychologists, guidance counselors, psychiatrists, nurses in mental health settings, marital/family counselors, alcohol and other drug abuse counselors, and other human service professionals will find Fundamentals of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy filled with practical and insightful guidelines for better helping their psychotherapy clients.
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152.250000 USD
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Take social work supervision into the new millennium! This newly revised edition of the classic text is a thorough, comprehensive guidebook to every aspect of supervision, including learning styles, teaching techniques, emotional support for supervisors, and supervision in different settings. Its detailed discussions of ethics and legal issues in practice ...
Handbook of Clinical Social Work Supervision
Take social work supervision into the new millennium! This newly revised edition of the classic text is a thorough, comprehensive guidebook to every aspect of supervision, including learning styles, teaching techniques, emotional support for supervisors, and supervision in different settings. Its detailed discussions of ethics and legal issues in practice are invaluable. Designed for use by busy supervisors, Handbook of Clinical Social Work Supervision, Third Edition, offers a new partnership model of supervision. Thoroughly revised and updated, Handbook of Clinical Social Work Supervision, Third Edition, addresses the dramatic changes in the field brought by new technologies and managed care. Numerous case illustrations and exercises supplement the text to facilitate classroom discussion or continuing education seminars. Assessment scales have been modified to conform to more recent data, and the questionnaires have been extensively revised. In addition, you will find significant new material on crucial topics, including: * using DSM-IV categories for diagnosis and assessment * how managed care has changed treatment planning, practice protocols, documentation, and other aspects of social work * issues of cultural diversity, including respect for persons with disabilities and handling gender issues * dealing with specific problems and populations, including domestic violence, substance and alcohol abuse, and child and adolescent treatment * a model for managing organizational change * social worker stress and burnout * new directions for social work as a professionHandbook of Clinical Social Work Supervision, Third Edition, will help you change your practice with the times by incorporating the capabilities of the Internet and other advanced technologies. It will also teach you to work around the restrictions created by managed care insurance plans. This bestselling textbook is ideal for classroom use as well as being an essential resource for any supervisor.
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70.300000 USD

Handbook of Clinical Social Work Supervision

by Carlton E. Munson
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Take social work supervision into the new millennium! This newly revised edition of the classic text is a thorough, comprehensive guidebook to every aspect of supervision, including learning styles, teaching techniques, emotional support for supervisors, and supervision in different settings. Its detailed discussions of ethics and legal issues in practice ...
Handbook of Clinical Social Work Supervision
Take social work supervision into the new millennium! This newly revised edition of the classic text is a thorough, comprehensive guidebook to every aspect of supervision, including learning styles, teaching techniques, emotional support for supervisors, and supervision in different settings. Its detailed discussions of ethics and legal issues in practice are invaluable. Designed for use by busy supervisors, Handbook of Clinical Social Work Supervision, Third Edition, offers a new partnership model of supervision. Thoroughly revised and updated, Handbook of Clinical Social Work Supervision, Third Edition, addresses the dramatic changes in the field brought by new technologies and managed care. Numerous case illustrations and exercises supplement the text to facilitate classroom discussion or continuing education seminars. Assessment scales have been modified to conform to more recent data, and the questionnaires have been extensively revised. In addition, you will find significant new material on crucial topics, including: * using DSM-IV categories for diagnosis and assessment * how managed care has changed treatment planning, practice protocols, documentation, and other aspects of social work * issues of cultural diversity, including respect for persons with disabilities and handling gender issues * dealing with specific problems and populations, including domestic violence, substance and alcohol abuse, and child and adolescent treatment * a model for managing organizational change * social worker stress and burnout * new directions for social work as a professionHandbook of Clinical Social Work Supervision, Third Edition, will help you change your practice with the times by incorporating the capabilities of the Internet and other advanced technologies. It will also teach you to work around the restrictions created by managed care insurance plans. This bestselling textbook is ideal for classroom use as well as being an essential resource for any supervisor.
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155.94 USD
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Social Work Practice in the Military provides military social workers, military scholars, and civilian social workers with an overview of diverse practice settings as well as the history and future of military social work practice to give you an understanding of the military persona as an ethnic identity. This unique ...
Social Work Practice in the Military
Social Work Practice in the Military provides military social workers, military scholars, and civilian social workers with an overview of diverse practice settings as well as the history and future of military social work practice to give you an understanding of the military persona as an ethnic identity. This unique book provides in-depth coverage of issues such as family violence, substance abuse, medical social work, combat settings, ethical dilemmas, managed care's impact on the military, and much more. Social Work Practice in the Military is an essential guide for anyone working with military clients, families of military personnel, or near a military installation. This valuable book contains input from top current and past leaders within the ranks of military social workers to bring you a wide spectrum of firsthand ideas and input to help you better assist your military clients. Social Work Practice in the Military will help you better understand the diversity of social work practice within the military and the many unique situations a military social worker must face. This informative book will provide you with specific ways of improving the lives of your military clients and their families, such as: * understanding how the most rapidly expanding arena of practice, family advocacy, which includes a broad array of family violence prevention and intervention services, can help military clients * learning how TRICARE, the military managed health care program, impacts military families and social workers in order to provide your clients with the best care while working within the limited budget of a managed care program * analyzing the historical discussions of the changing view of substance abuse treatment within the military and how you can best provide effective, multilevel services to your clients * examining the extensive involvement of military social workers in a myriad of medical social work programs serving patients and families to help you offer the best patient care in situations involving domestic violence and drug abuse * discovering essential skills for military social workers, such as, effective involvement in combat or deployed situations Through Social Work Practice in the Military, you will better understand the importance of your many roles as clinician, advocate, policymaker, resource liaison, and organizational consultant and learn how to successfully accomplish every one of these roles. Containing insight into the future directions of practice, this valuable book will help you effectively assist military clients and their families with the various challenges they face.
119.70 USD

Social Work Practice in the Military

by James G. Daley, Carlton E. Munson
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Make the DSM-IV-TR user-friendly with this powerful learning tool! This expanded and updated edition of Dr. Munson's highly acclaimed book is the indispensable companion volume and guide to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition-Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR), published by the American Psychiatric Association. The only study guide currently ...
The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference: Visual Guides and More for Learning to Use the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV-TR), Second
Make the DSM-IV-TR user-friendly with this powerful learning tool! This expanded and updated edition of Dr. Munson's highly acclaimed book is the indispensable companion volume and guide to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition-Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR), published by the American Psychiatric Association. The only study guide currently available for the DSM-IV-TR, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, provides clear, cogent expositions of every disorder in the manual. All the information in this edition has been updated to reflect the new thinking and the current criteria. Easy to use in a consistent, all-inclusive format, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, offers a detailed explanation of every part of the DSM-IV-TR, from its multi-axial classification system to the criteria for diagnosing individual disorders. It offers guidelines of diagnosis, examples of treatment planning, and 81 helpful illustrations, including color-coded supplemental visuals highlighting the diagnostic criteria for disorders most frequently encountered in clinical practice. It even features a thorough review of the 26 syndromes considered for inclusion in the DSM-IV-TR that did not reach the research criteria for a full-scale disorder.In addition, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, is the only guide to applying the new culture-bound syndromes. It even includes a detailed case example of preparing a cultural formulation. References are provided at the end of each chapter, and a master reference list is printed at the end of the book, which enhances ease of use.Summaries for each class of disorders include: a listing of codes and disorders a fundamental features section describing core aspects of disorders brief tips to highlight significant information and helpful diagnostic techniques differential diagnosis strategies and tips standardized measures and scales recommended for their effectiveness, ease of use, brevity of administration, and cost recommended reading Written by nationally respected clinician, supervisor, and educator Dr. Carlton Munson, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, will help end clinical gridlock and enable you to improve services to your clients within the context of managed care.
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39.06 USD
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This powerful book is an immersion into the experience of AIDS, loss, and the impact of HIV on the mourning process. It presents a reconstruction of the general range of experiences of well and surviving partners of AIDS diagnosed men from a study focusing on the well partner's perspective from ...
If a Partner Has AIDS: Guide to Clinical Intervention for Relationships in Crisis
This powerful book is an immersion into the experience of AIDS, loss, and the impact of HIV on the mourning process. It presents a reconstruction of the general range of experiences of well and surviving partners of AIDS diagnosed men from a study focusing on the well partner's perspective from his first suspicion that his partner has AIDS, to caring for him, and through mourning his loss. If a Partner Has AIDS is a comprehensive book that emphasizes the integral role relationships and their loss play in individuals'experience with AIDS and HIV infection. This helpful book discusses the phenomenon of anticipatory grief and mourning in light of advances in clinical theory. Reformulations of grief and mourning are presented in a self-psychological framework, offering insights into the complexity of the partners'experiences and providing a framework for clinical intervention. Psychotherapists and clinicians will find the information in this practical book relevant to their work with homosexuals and persons affected by AIDS and HIV. Students in social work and psychology will find the step-by-step approach through the long processes of terminal illness, death, and mourning vital education for their future work. For couples and surviving partners impacted by AIDS, their friends and families, this important book offers a framework for understanding and healing.
23.94 USD
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In The Black Elderly: Satisfaction and Quality of Later Life, authors Marguerite Coke and James Twaite present the results of an empirical study of factors that influence the well-being of older black Americans. Like all older individuals in industrial nations, elderly blacks are confronted with negative attitudes toward old people. ...
The Black Elderly: Satisfaction and Quality of Later Life
In The Black Elderly: Satisfaction and Quality of Later Life, authors Marguerite Coke and James Twaite present the results of an empirical study of factors that influence the well-being of older black Americans. Like all older individuals in industrial nations, elderly blacks are confronted with negative attitudes toward old people. But in spite of their minority status in society, with its economic and social disadvantages, elderly blacks have effective coping strategies for dealing with growing old. It is the success of these coping strategies that the authors reveal to readers and upon which they build recommendations to encourage healthy aging in the black community. Through comprehensive research into the subject, the authors provide readers with a theoretical framework which identifies the variables that are most closely associated with subjective well-being among older Blacks. An empirical test of the model is described and the questionnaire is included. Professionals and scholars in social work, gerontology, African-American studies, and anthropology will find The Black Elderly a positive approach to supporting the elderly black community. Readers with interests in cross-cultural aspects of counseling and gerontology will find much enlightenment in this book with its research and insight on: * history: overviews West African culture and the role of history in the development of the black American family * church: analyzes the function and importance of this institution on the black community * family: explores the importance of family and how it affects life satisfaction * health: determines how perceived health status affects individuals'feelings of life satisfaction The authors'findings on the strong and diverse support systems of this group assist professionals, students, and policymakers in better understanding how to continue to effect healthy aging for black Americans. The Black Elderly is of particular interest to social workers, students in social work programs, and professionals who deal with aging persons or the black community and can benefit from historical background knowledge of blacks in this country and how societal institutions affect the well-being of this group.
162.750000 USD

The Black Elderly: Satisfaction and Quality of Later Life

by James A. Twaite, Marguerite M. Coke, Carlton E. Munson
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Learn reliable techniques to prepare and present effective testimony! Soon after leaving graduate school I was thrown to the courtroom wolves with no preparation. No social worker should have to go through that, says Janet Vogelsang, author of The Witness Stand. Few colleges of social work prepare their students for ...
The Witness Stand: A Guide for Clinical Social Workers in the Courtroom
Learn reliable techniques to prepare and present effective testimony! Soon after leaving graduate school I was thrown to the courtroom wolves with no preparation. No social worker should have to go through that, says Janet Vogelsang, author of The Witness Stand. Few colleges of social work prepare their students for the inevitable involvement with the courts entailed by their profession. This timely book provides you with a blueprint for presenting yourself as a competent and credible professional in court cases. This indispensable guide tells exactly what happens in court, how to counter common strategies for discrediting your profession, and what to do when your client's attorney is obnoxious. The Witness Stand emphasizes the biopsychosocial assessment as the essential tool for a social worker called on to testify in court. Its helpful features include sample forms and affidavits and actual court testimony. The end-of-chapter summaries can be used for rapid review and as a to do checklist for preparing a court case. The Witness Stand offers practical, detailed advice on such matters as: * how the legal system works * how to handle contacts with attorneys and investigators * what to do with documents and files * how to prepare your testimony * how to handle direct testimony and cross-examination * how to define your social work expertise on the stand * what to wear when you go to courtThe Witness Stand can help you deal with the anxiety-provoking complexities of the legal system. Instead of being confused or intimidated by legal arcana, you will be well-prepared, well-organized, and ready to present yourself as the confident, reliable professional you are.
94.50 USD
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Learn reliable techniques to prepare and present effective testimony! Soon after leaving graduate school I was thrown to the courtroom wolves with no preparation. No social worker should have to go through that, says Janet Vogelsang, author of The Witness Stand. Few colleges of social work prepare their students for ...
The Witness Stand: A Guide for Clinical Social Workers in the Courtroom
Learn reliable techniques to prepare and present effective testimony! Soon after leaving graduate school I was thrown to the courtroom wolves with no preparation. No social worker should have to go through that, says Janet Vogelsang, author of The Witness Stand. Few colleges of social work prepare their students for the inevitable involvement with the courts entailed by their profession. This timely book provides you with a blueprint for presenting yourself as a competent and credible professional in court cases. This indispensable guide tells exactly what happens in court, how to counter common strategies for discrediting your profession, and what to do when your client's attorney is obnoxious. The Witness Stand emphasizes the biopsychosocial assessment as the essential tool for a social worker called on to testify in court. Its helpful features include sample forms and affidavits and actual court testimony. The end-of-chapter summaries can be used for rapid review and as a to do checklist for preparing a court case.The Witness Stand offers practical, detailed advice on such matters as: how the legal system works how to handle contacts with attorneys and investigators what to do with documents and files how to prepare your testimony how to handle direct testimony and cross-examination how to define your social work expertise on the stand what to wear when you go to court The Witness Stand can help you deal with the anxiety-provoking complexities of the legal system. Instead of being confused or intimidated by legal arcana, you will be well-prepared, well-organized, and ready to present yourself as the confident, reliable professional you are.
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49.58 USD
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This powerful book is an immersion into the experience of AIDS, loss, and the impact of HIV on the mourning process. It presents a reconstruction of the general range of experiences of well and surviving partners of AIDS diagnosed men from a study focusing on the well partner's perspective from ...
If a Partner Has AIDS: Guide to Clinical Intervention for Relationships in Crisis
This powerful book is an immersion into the experience of AIDS, loss, and the impact of HIV on the mourning process. It presents a reconstruction of the general range of experiences of well and surviving partners of AIDS diagnosed men from a study focusing on the well partner's perspective from his first suspicion that his partner has AIDS, to caring for him, and through mourning his loss. If a Partner Has AIDS is a comprehensive book that emphasizes the integral role relationships and their loss play in individuals'experience with AIDS and HIV infection. This helpful book discusses the phenomenon of anticipatory grief and mourning in light of advances in clinical theory. Reformulations of grief and mourning are presented in a self-psychological framework, offering insights into the complexity of the partners'experiences and providing a framework for clinical intervention. Psychotherapists and clinicians will find the information in this practical book relevant to their work with homosexuals and persons affected by AIDS and HIV. Students in social work and psychology will find the step-by-step approach through the long processes of terminal illness, death, and mourning vital education for their future work. For couples and surviving partners impacted by AIDS, their friends and families, this important book offers a framework for understanding and healing.
157.500000 USD
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Critical analyses of policies that significantly affect African-American families and communities! African-American Social Workers and Social Policy is the first book of its kind to combine the voices of African-American social work professionals on social policy in one volume. You'll learn about the impact of health, child welfare, and aging, ...
African-American Social Workers and Social Policy
Critical analyses of policies that significantly affect African-American families and communities! African-American Social Workers and Social Policy is the first book of its kind to combine the voices of African-American social work professionals on social policy in one volume. You'll learn about the impact of health, child welfare, and aging, the implications of welfare reform, and the harsh statistics about race and imprisonment from respected practitioners in the field. Each chapter ends with recommendations for policy advocacy, giving you the tools you need to help reform the system. The issues addressed in African-American Social Workers and Social Policy include: * how proposed Social Security reforms can help or hinder efforts to bridge the wealth gap * the role of grandparents as caregivers * the implications of child welfare policies, including the Multi-Ethnic Placement Act of 1994 * the effects of race, class, and gender discrimination on African-American women's health * the significance of the Human Genome Project * how social workers can stand up to the biases of the criminal justice system African-American Social Workers and Social Policy also presents an eye-opening review of the history of mental health policies for African Americans and an action agenda focused on knowledge and empowerment as a solution to pervasive institutional racism. This book is a welcome forum for policy educators, advocates, and those committed to social justice. You will value African-American Social Workers and Social Policy for its clear identification of issues, thorough analysis of the social policy arena and its impact, and comprehensive description of new goals, directions, and possibilities. This book will help you better understand vital social policies that affect African Americans today.
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100.80 USD

African-American Social Workers and Social Policy

by Tricia B. Bent-Goodley, Carlton E. Munson
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Social Work Theory and Practice with the Terminally Ill, second edition, takes a compassionate look at ways that social workers can help dying people and their families. The social workers who work most effectively with terminally ill patients and their families are the ones who best understand the multifaceted nature ...
Negotiating a Good Death: Euthanasia in the Netherlands
Social Work Theory and Practice with the Terminally Ill, second edition, takes a compassionate look at ways that social workers can help dying people and their families. The social workers who work most effectively with terminally ill patients and their families are the ones who best understand the multifaceted nature of the dying process and its impact on the the patient, the family, and even on the health care professionals who work with patients at the end of life. Dr. Parry--who specializes in dying and bereavement--offers astute observations on the stages of dealing with the diagnosis of a terminal illness and the impending death that patients and their families confront. This updated second edition provides valuable new information on ways that social workers can help those with AIDS and their families, on traumatic death from any cause, and on the grieving processes of parents.Social Work Theory and Practice with the Terminally Ill, second edition, also includes stimulating discussions on: the interdisciplinary health team the grieving process professional burnout how social workers adapt to working with dying patients euthanasia and physician-assisted dying living wills and patients'rights In touching case studies, this volume illustrates the particular needs and concerns of the terminally ill and their families--impending losses, financial worries, job concerns, pain, unfinished business, and spiritual needs--and reviews successful interventions used by social workers to help patients and their families work through the dying process.
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157.500000 USD
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This unique book clearly depicts a need for supervision in gerontological social work settings and provides a framework for approaching supervision. Grounded in two distinct bodies of literature, social work supervision and gerontological social work, this important book thoroughly examines present gerontological practice and principles and focuses on the stages ...
Gerontological Social Work Supervision
This unique book clearly depicts a need for supervision in gerontological social work settings and provides a framework for approaching supervision. Grounded in two distinct bodies of literature, social work supervision and gerontological social work, this important book thoroughly examines present gerontological practice and principles and focuses on the stages and styles of helping, and teaching case workers to improve agency efficiency. Gerontological Social Work Supervision assumes some gerontological knowledge and experience with aging on the part of the supervisor, yet provides an abundance of informative and practical methods to aid agency success rates with their clients. The authors discuss the supervisory position as a positive asset in all aspects of case work and management. Throughout the chapters, the value of a supervisor is compounded, whether the supervisor is helping a worker in seeing a broader scope of the field of social work with the elderly, providing guidance through gray areas of ethics, or teaching practice skills for work with individuals, groups, or families, the need for an involved and prepared case worker supervisor becomes increasingly clear through the theories and scenarios presented. Extensive examples and helpful considerations make this an invaluable book for agency supervisors and workers. An entire chapter is devoted to providing supervision in the educational arena, promoting a greater awareness of gerontological social work in students preparing for the field. The appendices are packed with lists of additional works on supervision in social work, bibliographies of selected readings in case management, entitlement, long term care, and family caregiving.
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26.46 USD

Gerontological Social Work Supervision

by Frances Coyle Brennan, Ann Burack Weiss, Carlton E. Munson
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