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Suicide

Kenneth R. Yeager

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Suicide Introduction Each year about 30,000 people in the United States and 1 million worldwide die by suicide, and 650,000 people in the Unite...

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...

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...

Youth at Risk

Craig Winston LeCroy, Elizabeth K. Anthony

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Youth at Risk Introduction “Youth at risk” is a general term for a range of circumstances that place young people at greater vulnerability for ...

Multiculturalism

Eun-Kyoung Othelia Lee

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Multiculturalism Introduction Multiculturalism has been defined as an ideology that suggests that society should consist of, or at least recogn...

Sexual Assault

Cheryl Regehr

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Sexual Assault Introduction This entry identifies materials from the social work literature, other health science disciplines, and legal schola...

Direct Practice in Social Work

Jacqueline Corcoran

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Direct Practice in Social Work Introduction Direct practice in social work constitutes one-on-one contact with people at the micro level a...

Social Security in the United States (OASDHI)

Stephen H. Gorin

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Social Security in the United States (OASDHI) Introduction Social Security is the fundamental social welfare program in the United States. Ena...

Behavioral Health

Denise Torres, Steve Estrine

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Behavioral Health Introduction As with mental health (see Oxford Bibliographies article on Mental Health), there is no one definition of behav...

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...

Evidence-based Social Work Practice: Finding Evidence

Edward J. Mullen

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Evidence-Based Social Work Practice: Finding Evidence Introduction This entry identifies and describes bibliographic resources useful ...

Work and Family in the German Welfare State

Birgit Pfau-Effinger, Nicola Schwindt

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Work and Family in the German Welfare State Introduction The concept “welfare state” refers in general to areas of state policy that are direc...

Military Social Work

Eugenia Weiss, James Daley, Tara DeBraber

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Military Social Work Introduction The authors of this annotated bibliography attempt to capture some of the more recent literature in the fiel...

Physical Disabilities

Michael Wolf-Branigin

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Physical Disabilities Introduction Physical disabilities can be an intriguing and yet a confusing field for conducting research. Confusion can...

Psychopharmacology and Social Work Practice

Sophia F. Dziegielewski

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Psychopharmacology and Social Work Practice Introduction Psychopharmacological treatments are changing the practice landscape for all health an...

Social Justice and Social Work

Elizabeth D. Hutchison

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Social Justice and Social Work Introduction Social justice is recognized as a core value of social work, and justice-oriented social work h...

Middle East and North Africa, International Social Work and Social Welfare:

John Graham, Alean Al-Krenawi

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

International Social Work and Social Welfare: Middle East and North Africa Introduction Social welfare in the twenty-one countries of the M...

Strengths-Based Models in Social Work

Jacqueline Corcoran

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Strengths-Based Models in Social Work Introduction “Strengths-based” practice in social work takes on a variety of meanings. It is a philosophy...

Adoption

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...

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

A. Antonio González-Prendes

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Introduction Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) encompasses various psychotherapeutic approaches that are rooted ...

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