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Foundations of Interpersonal Practice in Social work : Promoting Competence in Generalist Practice (3rd Edition)

By: Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2011.Edition: 3rd edDescription: xxii, 591 pISBN:
  • 9781412966832
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 361.32 SEA
Contents:
Contents: Preface Acknowledgments 1. Interpersonal Practice in Social Work: Nature and Scope Definition of Social Work Interpersonal Practice Use of Ecological Concepts The Scope of Practice The Bases of Interpersonal Practice Summary 2. Basic Assumptions and Concepts Rationale Underlying Assumptions Metaphors Basic Concepts: Client, Worker; Target, and Action Systems Summary 3. Values, Ideology, and Ethics of Professional Social Work The Ideology of the Social Work Profession The Social Work Code of Ethics Value Conflicts in Practice Practice Cases With Ethical Issues Summary 4. Interpersonal Practice Beyond Diversity and Toward Social Justice: The Importance of Critical Consciousness by Beth Clover Reed, Peter A. Newman, Zulema E. Suarez, and Edith A. Contents: Lewis What is Critical Consciousness? Mayor Dimensions of Multiculturalism and Some Terminology Key Social Group Categories and Related Terminology How Do Multiple Identities Work? Routes to Critical Consciousness and Multicultural Competence The Application of Critical Consciousness to Practice Summary 5. Violence and Trauma Recognition of Violence and Trauma Types of Trauma Assessment of Trauma Consequences of Trauma: Symptoms of Psychological and Emotional Injury Treatment Options Risk Screening Protocols Summary 6. Contents: Engagement and Relationship Definition of the Social Work Relationship Power Dimensions in Professional Relationships Stages of the Professional Relationship Transactional Nature of the Professional Relationship Why Is Relationship So Important? Conscious Use of Self Importance of Hope The Initiation of Relationships Relationships in Group Situations Relationships in Family Situations Summary 7. Contents: Becoming a Client Definition of a Client Overview of the Clienthood Process Pathways to Clienthood The Entry Process The Worker's Tasks With Applicants Tasks With Nonclients "Significant Others" in the Client's Life Defining the Client in a Multiperson Client System Agency Conditions and Definitions of Client Continuance and Discontinuance Orientation to the Client Role The Initiation of Problem Solving The Preliminary Contract Summary 8. Contracting Components of a Social Work Contract Characteristics of a Social Work Contract Value of the Contract Approach Limits of Contracting Contracting With Families and Groups Summary 9. Monitoring and Evaluating Change Monitoring Evaluation Side Effects Summary 10. Contents: Assessing Individuals Purposes of Assessments Issues in Use of Sources Individual Assessment Framework Stress Assessment Crisis Assessment Assessment as a "Label" PIE - The Person-in-Environment System Summary 11. Individual Change The Context of Interpersonal Change Interventive Roles Overcoming Barriers Crisis Intervention Role Solutions Summary 12. Assessing Families What Is a Family? Measurement of System Variables Family Assessment The Process of Family Assessment Obtaining Family Assessment Data Categorizing Family Circumstances Ways of Portraying Family Conditions Summary 13. Contents: Family Change Occasions for Family Interventions Prior to the First Family Session The Initial Sessions The Family Change Stage Phase of the Family Life Cycle Endings Summary 14. Assessing Groups Types of Groups Therapeutic/Effectiveness Variables Group Development Assessing Group Dynamics Summary 15. Group Change Working With Elders in a Support Group First Group Session Second Group Session The First Session of a Closed Group Leadership Interventions Interpersonal Conflict in Groups Conclusion Summary 16. Assessing Organizations and Communities Organizational Assessment Community Assessment Summary 17. Contents: Change in Organizations and Communities Ethics of Organizational and Community Change Theories of Organizational Change Community Change Summary 18. Termination The Tasks of Termination Termination Issues in Group Work Termination Issues With Families Worker Termination Problematic Terminations Summary Bibliography Index About the Authors
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Contents: Preface
Acknowledgments
1. Interpersonal Practice in Social Work: Nature and Scope
Definition of Social Work
Interpersonal Practice
Use of Ecological Concepts
The Scope of Practice
The Bases of Interpersonal Practice
Summary
2. Basic Assumptions and Concepts
Rationale
Underlying Assumptions
Metaphors
Basic Concepts: Client, Worker; Target, and Action Systems
Summary
3. Values, Ideology, and Ethics of Professional Social Work
The Ideology of the Social Work Profession
The Social Work Code of Ethics
Value Conflicts in Practice
Practice Cases With Ethical Issues
Summary
4. Interpersonal Practice Beyond Diversity and Toward Social Justice: The Importance of Critical Consciousness by Beth Clover Reed, Peter A. Newman, Zulema E. Suarez, and Edith A.
Contents: Lewis
What is Critical Consciousness?
Mayor Dimensions of Multiculturalism and Some Terminology
Key Social Group Categories and Related Terminology
How Do Multiple Identities Work?
Routes to Critical Consciousness and Multicultural Competence
The Application of Critical Consciousness to Practice
Summary
5. Violence and Trauma
Recognition of Violence and Trauma
Types of Trauma
Assessment of Trauma
Consequences of Trauma: Symptoms of Psychological and Emotional Injury
Treatment Options
Risk Screening Protocols
Summary
6.
Contents: Engagement and Relationship
Definition of the Social Work Relationship
Power Dimensions in Professional Relationships
Stages of the Professional Relationship
Transactional Nature of the Professional Relationship
Why Is Relationship So Important?
Conscious Use of Self
Importance of Hope
The Initiation of Relationships
Relationships in Group Situations
Relationships in Family Situations
Summary
7.
Contents: Becoming a Client
Definition of a Client
Overview of the Clienthood Process
Pathways to Clienthood
The Entry Process
The Worker's Tasks With Applicants
Tasks With Nonclients
"Significant Others" in the Client's Life
Defining the Client in a Multiperson Client System
Agency Conditions and Definitions of Client
Continuance and Discontinuance
Orientation to the Client Role
The Initiation of Problem Solving
The Preliminary Contract
Summary
8. Contracting
Components of a Social Work Contract
Characteristics of a Social Work Contract
Value of the Contract Approach
Limits of Contracting
Contracting With Families and Groups
Summary
9. Monitoring and Evaluating Change
Monitoring
Evaluation
Side Effects
Summary
10.
Contents: Assessing Individuals
Purposes of Assessments
Issues in Use of Sources
Individual Assessment Framework
Stress Assessment
Crisis Assessment
Assessment as a "Label"
PIE - The Person-in-Environment System
Summary
11. Individual Change
The Context of Interpersonal Change
Interventive Roles
Overcoming Barriers
Crisis Intervention
Role Solutions
Summary
12. Assessing Families
What Is a Family?
Measurement of System Variables
Family Assessment
The Process of Family Assessment
Obtaining Family Assessment Data
Categorizing Family Circumstances
Ways of Portraying Family Conditions
Summary
13.
Contents: Family Change
Occasions for Family Interventions
Prior to the First Family Session
The Initial Sessions
The Family Change Stage
Phase of the Family Life Cycle
Endings
Summary
14. Assessing Groups
Types of Groups
Therapeutic/Effectiveness Variables
Group Development
Assessing Group Dynamics
Summary
15. Group Change
Working With Elders in a Support Group
First Group Session
Second Group Session
The First Session of a Closed Group
Leadership Interventions
Interpersonal Conflict in Groups
Conclusion
Summary
16. Assessing Organizations and Communities
Organizational Assessment
Community Assessment
Summary
17.
Contents: Change in Organizations and Communities
Ethics of Organizational and Community Change
Theories of Organizational Change
Community Change
Summary
18. Termination
The Tasks of Termination
Termination Issues in Group Work
Termination Issues With Families
Worker Termination
Problematic Terminations
Summary
Bibliography
Index
About the Authors

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