Essentials of Clinical Social Work

Essentials of Clinical Social Work

By: Jerrold R. Brandell (editor)Paperback

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Now available in paperback, this book compiles the most vital topics for courses on clinical social work/advanced practice, including systems theory, behavioral and cognitive theories, psychoanalytic theory, neurobiology, and specific applications on working with children, adolescents, adults, and in groups.

About Author

Jerrold R. Brandell, Ph.D., BCD is Distinguished Professor and Coordinator, Doctoral Concentration in Clinical Scholarship, Wayne State University School of Social Work (Detroit), where he has taught since 1992. He has held visiting professorships at the Zurich Hoechschule fur Angewandte Wissenschaften (Switzerland), Lund University (Sweden) and the University of Canterbury (New Zealand), and has led workshops and lectured widely on clinical topics in the United States and abroad. A practicing child, adolescent, and adult psychotherapist, and psychoanalyst, he is the author or editor of twelve books, including Countertransference in Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents (1992). Psychodynamic Social Work (Columbia, 2004), and Essentials of Clinical Social Work (2014). He is the (Founding) Editor of Psychoanalytic Social Work, and also serves on several other editorial boards. Recognized as a distinguished practitioner by the National Academies of Practice, he maintains a part-time practice in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


Systems Theory - Bruce Friedman, Karen Allen Behavioral and Cognitive Theories - Bruce Thyer, Laura Myers Psychoanalytic Theory - Fredric Perlman Neurobiology and Clinical Social Work - Dennis Miehls Clinical Practice with Children - Alan Levy Clinical Social Work with Adolescents - Randolph Lucente Family Therapy - Froma Walsh Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Adults - Donald Granvold Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Adults - Fredric Perlman Group Treatment with Children and Adolescents - Joan Lesser Group Treatment with Adults - Charles Garvin The Challenge of Clinical Work with Survivors of Trauma - Roberta Graziano Clinical Social Work in Conditions of Disaster and Terrorism - Martha Bragin Dynamic Approaches to Brief and Time-Limited Clinical Social Work - Jerrold Brandell Social Work Interventions with Alcohol and Drug Problems - Maryann Amodeo, Luz Lopez Loss and Mourning: A Life Cycle Perspective - Peggy Brunhofer

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781452291536
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 544
  • ID: 9781452291536
  • weight: 880
  • ISBN10: 1452291535

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