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Gretchen E. Ely

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Abortion Introduction Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy, which includes deliberate termination and spontaneous termination, also refe...

Adolescent Pregnancy

Naomi Farber

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Adolescent Pregnancy Introduction Since the 1960s, adolescent pregnancy and childbearing have been regarded as serious problems in the United ...


Lisa Rapp-Paglicci

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Adolescents Introduction The developmental period of adolescence has been a predominant area of inquiry since the late 1980s, with many scholar...


Jill Duerr Berrick, Jennifer Lawson, Erika Weissinger

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Adoption Introduction Adoption involves the complete transfer of parental rights and obligations from one family to another. In the late 20th a...

Adoption Home Study Assessments

Thomas M. Crea

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Adoption Home Study Assessments Introduction In the United States, all families who wish to foster or adopt a child must undergo a home study ...

Adult Protective Services in the United States

Joy Swanson Ernst

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Adult Protective Services in the United States Introduction Adult Protective Services (APS) is the social services system that is charged with...

African Americans

Iris Carlton-LaNey, Tanya Smith Brice

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

African Americans Introduction African Americans (also known as Afro-Americans, blacks, black Americans, or Negroes) are citizens of the Un...


Nancy R. Hooyman

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Aging Introduction The rapid growth of the older population nationally and globally means that nearly all social workers will interact with ...

Aging, Physical Health and

Amanda Lehning

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Physical Health and Aging Introduction The US population is aging, and according to the US Census Bureau approximately 20 percent of Americans...

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Problems

Kenneth R. Yeager

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Problems Introduction Alcohol and drug abuse is an equal opportunity affliction. As a universal phenomenon, the abus...

Alcohol and Drug Problems, Prevention of Adolescent and Young Adult

Lori K. Holleran Steiker

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Prevention of Adolescent and Young Adult Alcohol and Drug Problems ...

Alcohol Problems: Practice Interventions

Katherine van Wormer

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2010-02-15

Alcohol Problems: Practice Interventions Introduction Since America’s war on drugs got under way in the 1980s, the government’s attention h...

Alcohol Use Disorder

Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner, Sarina Beth Straussner

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Alcohol Use Disorder Introduction Millions of individuals use alcohol every day; however, not everyone experiences a problem due to such use. It is ther...

Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

Stanley G. McCracken

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias Introduction Prior to the last century dementia, referred to as senility, was seen as a normal and ine...

Anti-Oppressive Practice

Ann Curry-Stevens

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Anti-Oppressive Practice Introduction Anti-oppressive practice (AOP) has taken root in social work as an effort to raise social justice commitments in t...

Asian Americans

Rowena Fong

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Asian Americans Introduction The 2000 US Census subdivides Asian Americans into groupings of persons whose ethnic roots are from countries in E...

Asian-American Youth

Yoonsun Choi

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Asian-American Youth Introduction Although they are one of the fastest growing populations in the United States, Asian Americans and their chi...


Karen Badger

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Assessment Introduction Although assessment generally yields a written product, it also is a process that employs a systematic method through ...

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Paul T. Shattuck, Valerie Njiiri, Laura Hudson

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Autism Spectrum Disorders Introduction Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) is not an officially defined term but generally refers to three diagno...

Baccalaureate Social Workers

Larry Williams, Scott Elliott

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Baccalaureate Social Workers Introduction Baccalaureate social workers serve on the frontlines of social work, providing culturally competen...

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