Theory and Practice in Clinical Social Work (2nd Revised edition)

Theory and Practice in Clinical Social Work (2nd Revised edition)

By: Jerrold R. Brandell (author)Hardback

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Today's clinical social workers face a spectrum of social issues and problems of a scope and severity hardly imagined just a few years ago and an ever-widening domain of responsibility to overcome them. Theory and Practice in Clinical Social Work is the authoritative handbook for social work clinicians and graduate social work students, that keeps pace with rapid social changes and presents carefully devised methods, models, and techniques for responding to the needs of an increasingly diverse clientele. Following an overview of the principal frameworks for clinical practice, including systems theory, behavioral and cognitive theories, psychoanalytic theory, and neurobiological theory, the book goes on to present the major social crises, problems, and new populations the social work clinician confronts each day. Theory and Practice in Clinical Social Work includes 29 original chapters, many with carefully crafted and detailed clinical illustrations, by leading social work scholars and master clinicians who represent the widest variety of clinical orientations and specializations. Collectively, these leading authors have treated nearly every conceivable clinical population, in virtually every practice context, using a full array of treatment approaches and modalities. Included in this volume are chapters on practice with adults and children, clinical social work with adolescents, family therapy, and children's treatment groups; other chapters focus on social work with communities affected by disasters and terrorism, clinical case management, cross-cultural clinical practice, psychopharmacology, practice with older adults, and mourning and loss. The extraordinary breadth of coverage will make this book an essential source of information for students in advanced practice courses and practicing social workers alike.

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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 Hochschule 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.

Contents

Foreword to the Second Edition - Faye Mishna Foreword to the First Edition - Herbert S. Strean Introduction to the Second Edition - Jerrold R. Brandell PART I: FRAMEWORKS FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE Ch 1. System Theory - Bruce Friedman, Karen M. Neuman Ch 2. Behavioral and Cognitive Theories - Bruce Thyer, Laura M. Myers Ch 3. Psychoanalytic Theory - Fredric Perlman, Jerrold R. Brandell Ch 4. Neurobiology and Clinical Social Work PART II: SPECIFIC TREATMENT MODALITIES Ch 5. Clinical Practice With Children - Alan J. Levy, Margaret G. Frank Ch 6. Clinical Social Work With Adolescents - Randolph Lucente, Judith M. Mishne Ch 7. Family Therapy - Froma Walsh Ch 8. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy With Adults - Donald Granvold Ch 9. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy With Adults - Fredric T. Perlman Ch 10. Couples Therapy - Karen Kayser Ch 11. Group Treatment of Children and Adolescents - Joan Lesser Ch 12. Group Treatment With Adults - Charles D. Garvin PART III: SPECIALIZED CLINICAL ISSUES, THEMES, DILEMMAS Ch 13. The Challenge of Clinical Work With Survivors of Trauma - Roberta Graziano Ch 14. Clinical Social Work in Situations of Disaster and Terrorism - Martha Bragin Ch 15. Clinical Practice With Older Adults - Harriet Haliparn Soares, Madeleine Rose, Renee Feiger Ch 16. Interpersonal Violence and Clinical Practice - Louise R. Presley Ch 17. Clinical Social Work With Depressed Clients - Olga Mikhailova, Jo Nol Ch 18. Dynamic Approaches to Brief and Time-Limited Clinical Social Work - Jerrold R. Brandell Ch 19. Social Work Interventions With Alcohol and Other Drug Problems - Maryann Amodeo, Luz Lopez Ch 20. Clinical Case Management - Joel Kanter Ch 21. Clinical Practice With Gay Men - Steve Cadwell Ch 22. Clinical Practice With Lesbians - Eda G. Goldstein Ch 23. Treatment of Infants and Their Families - Ramona Rukstele Ch 24. Mourning and Loss: A Life Cycle Perspective - Margaret O'Kane Brunhofer Ch 25. Cross-Cultural Clinical Social Work Practice - Marian Bogo, A. Ka Tat Tsang, Eunjung Lee Ch 26. Researching Clinical Practice - James Drisko Ch 27. Clinical Social Work in Urban School Settings - Phyllis I. Vroom, Lenora Stanfield, Roxanne Barzone Ch 28. Psychopharmacology and Clinical Social Work Practice - David Cohen About the Editor About the Authors Name Index Subject Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/04/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781412981385
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 880
  • ID: 9781412981385
  • weight: 1451
  • ISBN10: 1412981387
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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