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Social Work in Schools: Principles and Practice

Social Work in Schools: Principles and Practice by Linda Openshaw DSW LCSW, The Guilford Press

This accessible and authoritative text gives social workers the tools they need for effective and ethical practice in school settings. Readers learn practical skills for observation, assessment, intervention, and research that will enable them to respond to the needs of diverse students from preschool through the secondary grades. The book presents strategies for dealing with particular problems, such as violence, trauma, parental absence, substance abuse, bereavement, and mental health concerns. Also reviewed are developmental issues that can interfere with school success. Specific guidelines for implementing interventions, including group work, are provided. Student-friendly features include many concrete examples; study and discussion questions; and reproducible letters, forms, and checklists.

Book Description
Book Name : Social Work in Schools: Principles and Practice
Author : Linda Openshaw DSW LCSW
Publisher : The Guilford Press
Category : Politics
ASIN : 1593855788
Pages : 318
Edition : 1
Language : English
Publish Date : September 28, 2007
ISBN-10 : 1593855788
ISBN-13 : 9.78E+12

Social Work in Schools: Principles and Practice by Linda Openshaw DSW LCSW, The Guilford Press

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