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Criminal Justice

Margaret Severson

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Criminal Justice Introduction The term “criminal justice” encompasses a huge area of thought and action relevant to the development of the cri...

Cultural Competence and Ethnic Sensitive Practice

Sadye L.M. Logan

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Cultural Competence and Ethnic-Sensitive Practice Introduction Cultural competence, cultural sensitivity, multicultural or cultural responsive...

Culture, Ethnicity, Substance Use, and Substance Use Disorders

Diana DiNitto

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Culture, Ethnicity, Substance Use, and Substance Use Disorders Introduction Individuals in the United States who develop alcohol and other drug...

Dementia Care, Ethical Aspects of

Ruth Landau

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Ethical Aspects of Dementia Care Introduction Dementia is a clinical concept characterized by a person’s progressive decline in mental function...

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...

Disabilities

Joanna C. Rankin, Marcia H. Rioux, Ivan Brown

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Disabilities Introduction This entry identifies resources relevant to the study of disability that are pertinent to the field of social work. R...

Disasters

Ted Bober

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Disasters Introduction Disasters are complex interactions between nature, the human-built environment, and social processes that significantly ...

Divorce

Michael Saini

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Divorce Introduction Divorce is the legal dissolution of an adult couple relationship by a court or other legal authority to terminate the legal...

Domestic Violence Among Immigrants

Neely Mahapatra, Noel Busch-Armendariz

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Domestic Violence among Immigrants Introduction Domestic violence or intimate partner violence (IPV) is often referred to as wife abuse, spous...

Eating Disorders

Nina Rovinelli Heller

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Eating Disorders Introduction The biopsychosocial perspective central to social work theory and practice provides the ideal lens through which...

Ecological Framework

Susan P. Kemp

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Ecological Framework Introduction Ecology, the study of the relationships between organisms and their environments, is a vibrant interdisciplin...

Economic Evaluation

Jennifer Francis, Ann Netten

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Economic Evaluation Introduction In a weak economic climate, politicians and local government decision makers cannot afford to ignore value-for...

Elder Mistreatment

Tazuko Shibusawa

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Elder Mistreatment Introduction Elder mistreatment, which was first recognized as a social problem in the 1970s, continues to grow as a public...

End-of-Life Decisions

Ellen L. Csikai

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

End-of-Life Decisions Introduction End-of-life decisions occur throughout the lifespan and involve many aspects of the dying process. As medic...

Ethics and Values in Social Work

Frederic G. Reamer

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Ethics and Values in Social Work Introduction The topic of social work values and ethics has always been central to the profession. Scholarl...

Ethnicity

Haluk Soydan

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Ethnicity Introduction Like social class, gender, and age, ethnicity defines the values, behavior patterns, and life styles acquired, held, and ...

Evidence-based Social Work Practice

Edward J. Mullen

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Evidence-Based Social Work Practice Introduction This entry identifies evidence-based practice (EBP) resources with specific reference to ...

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 ...

Evidence-based Social Work Practice: Issues, Controversies, and Debates

Edward J. Mullen

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Evidence-Based Social Work Practice: Issues, Controversies, and Debates Introduction This entry provides references to issues, controversies...

Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs

Matthew Morton, Paul Montgomery

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs Introduction In strengthening social work’s ability to improve lives and communities, experimental ...

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