Case studies in social work practice / [edited by] Craig Winston LeCroy.

"Social work practitioners share their fascinating real-life experiences in this thoroughly updated new edition, filled with interesting and relevant case studies. You'll learn what these professionals actually experience in their day-to-day encounters!" "In this new edition, you...

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Other Authors: LeCroy, Craig W.
Format: Book
Published: Pacific Grove, Calif. : Brooks/Cole Pub., ©1999.
Edition:2nd ed.
Table of Contents:
  • Structural supports : a generalist perspective
  • Using the ecological model in generalist practice : life transitions in late adulthood
  • Finding resources : case management with childhood chronic illness
  • A strengths-focused approach to community development
  • Ecologically oriented, competence-centered social work practice
  • Social learning theory in the treatment of phobic disorders
  • Object relations marital therapy : engaging the couple
  • Toward a multiple perspective in family theory and practice : social exchange, symbolic interactionism, and conflict theory
  • Family therapy and child welfare
  • Challenging the tradition : in some families, violence is a way of life
  • Clinical social work in a multidisciplinary team : an adolescent inpatient psychiatry case
  • Treatment of denial in families where there is child sex abuse
  • Humanizing the impossible case : engaging the power of a family-larger systems intervention
  • Completing Brad's dreams
  • Homebuilders : helping families stay together
  • Solution-focused therapy
  • A family systems approach to the treatment of codependency
  • Nightshift
  • Individual treatment of depression using cognitive therapy
  • The win-win bind
  • Forensic social work : a case of infidelity, intoxication, and homicide
  • Jasmika, the docs, and me : a short story with a happy ending about partnership, collaboration, social work, and psychiatric medication
  • The shelter : every day is a struggle to keep the faith
  • The multimethod approach to stress management
  • Friends don't really understand : the therapeutic benefit of social group work for caregivers of older persons
  • Mediation : an alternative to the adversarial process of conflict resolution
  • Girls together : a social skills training program for early adolescent girls
  • Yonkers : a new tale of two cities
  • A short-term single-parents' group
  • A group for relatives and friends of institutionalized aged
  • A social skills group for children
  • Group work for men who batter
  • AIDS and the gay couple
  • Counseling an interracial couple
  • Dropping out : a feminist approach
  • Working with the urban poor
  • Couple counseling with lesbian women
  • Empowering adolescent girls in foster care : a short-term group record
  • Evaluating the treatment of a sexually assaulted child
  • Doing family therapy with an acting-out adolescent : applying the empirical clinical practice model
  • Practice evaluation methods : practical variations on a theme
  • An intensive case analysis : application of the quasi-judicial method.