Advanced Generalist Social Work Practice

Advanced Generalist Social Work Practice

By: David S. Derezotes (author)Hardback

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This book describes an advanced generalist approach to direct social work practice with individuals, couples, families and groups.

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David Derezotes, LCSW, PhD, is Professor at the College of Social Work, University of Utah, where he is Director of the Bridge Training Clinic and Chair of Practice and Mental Health. He also serves on faculty in the Peace and Conflict Studies, Religious Studies, and URLEND programs. He has a PhD in Social Welfare from UC Berkeley and a MSW from San Diego State University. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Utah, where he has worked with the Indian Walk In Center and the Family Counseling Center. He currently is involved in many dialogue projects, including Bridging the Religious Divide, the Dialogue Training Group, and the White Male Privilege Group. He has published numerous textbooks and articles, including texts on Advanced Generalist Social Work Practice (2000), Revaluing Social Work: Implications of Emerging Science and Technology (2005), and Spiritually Oriented Social Work Practice (2006).


Preface and Introduction PART ONE: ASSESSMENT Ecological Assessment The Art and Science of Assessment Issues in Advanced Generalist Assessment PART TWO: ADVANCED GENERALIST APPROACH INTERVENTIONS WITH INDIVIDUALS, COUPLES, FAMILIES AND GROUPS A Practice Framework The Inclusive Toolbox Developing All the Tools for the Job Differential Eclectic Practice The Helping Relationship Integrity, Use of Self, Reciprocity, Mutuality, Multidimensionality Ethics as Love, Connection, Awareness, Non-Abusiveness and Justice PART THREE: INTERVENTION PARADIGMS: THE FOUR FORCES OF SOCIAL WORK Psychodynamic Paradigm Cognitive/Behavioral/Communications Paradigm Experiential/Humanistic/Existential Paradigm Transpersonal Paradigm PART FOUR: INTERVENTION PARADIGMS: PARADIGMS OF INTEGRATION Case Management Paradigm Biopsychosocial Paradigm Local and Global Community Paradigm PART FIVE: PROFESSIONAL SELF-DEVELOPMENT Affective Development Physical and Spiritual Development Cognitive and Social Development Transferences and Countertransferences and the Multidimensional Development of the Social Worker

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/01/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780803955998
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780803955998
  • weight: 726
  • ISBN10: 0803955995

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