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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 ...

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 ...

Research Ethics

Jeane W. Anastas

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Research Ethics Introduction As research activity in social work has increased, so has attention to ethics in research. Research ethics guide ...

Solution-Focused Therapy

Jacqueline Corcoran

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Solution-Focused Therapy Introduction Solution-focused therapy (SFT), also called solution-focused brief therapy and solution-oriented therapy...


Mary Ellen Kondrat

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Person-in-Environment Introduction This bibliography deals with the concept “person in environment” as a practice orienting perspective for soc...

Police Social Work

George Patterson

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Police Social Work Introduction Police social work has been defined several ways among the entries published in major social work reference w...

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...

Social Insurance and Social Justice

Judie Svihula, Carroll L. Estes, Brooke Hollister, Erica Solway, Brian R. Grossman, Leah Rogne

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2012-09-20

Social Insurance and Social Justice Introduction The concept of “justice” dates back to Aristotle, and in 533 ce it was defined in Roman law as...


Evelyn Z. Brodkin

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Workfare Introduction Workfare is a generic term referencing policies that require or promote work among welfare beneficiaries and the unemplo...

Restorative Justice

Katherine van Wormer

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Restorative Justice Introduction “Restorative justice,” as defined in the Encyclopedia of Social Work, is “a nonadversarial approach usually mo...

History of Social Work in China

Peter Szto

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

History of Social Work in China Introduction The history of social work in China is both long-standing and emerging. It was first introduced i...

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...

Intervention with Traumatized Populations

Cheryl Regehr

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Intervention with Traumatized Populations Introduction This entry identifies materials from the social work, psychology, and psychiatry literatur...

Occupational Social Work

Elizabeth Ann Danto

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Occupational Social Work Introduction Occupational social work is the practice specialization in which programs and interventions are targeted ...

Victim Services

Karen S. Knox

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Victim Services Introduction According to the National Crime Victimization Survey, there were an estimated 20 million violent crime and proper...

Health Care Reform

Stephen H. Gorin

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Health Care Reform Introduction Efforts to expand access to health care in the United States date back to at least 1798, when Congress enacted...

Strengths Perspective

Colin Ward

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Strengths Perspective Introduction Traditional theories of mental health and therapy have been the primary influence on the training of profes...

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...

HIV/AIDS Prevention with Adolescents

Geetha Gopalan, Candice Baugh, Mary McKay

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

HIV/AIDS Prevention with Adolescents Introduction Adolescence is marked by the onset of physical and emotional maturation, which is accompanie...

Psychosocial Intervention with Women

Martha J. Markward

Subject: Social Work »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Psychosocial Intervention with Women Introduction This article focuses on psychosocial interventions with women and emphasizes effective pract...

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