Chapters on health disparities and on adolescents. Practitioners and students gain an understanding of the family dynamics, ecological stressors, migration experiences, and cultural resources that are frequently shared by Latino families, as well as variations among them. This acclaimed work--now in an extensively revised second edition--provides an up-to-date conceptual framework and hands-on strategies for culturally competent clinical practice with Latino families and individuals.
New to this edition *delineates the author's multidimensional, and comparative approach MECA in greater detail; presents MECAmaps, ecosystemic, MECAgenograms, and other innovative clinical tools. Creative ideas are presented for addressing frequently encountered clinical issues and challenges at all stages of the family life cycle.
Incorporates the latest research and over a decade of social and demographic changes. Through many in-depth case illustrations, the author shows how to apply a multicultural and social justice lens to assessment and intervention, while drawing on each client's strengths. Used book in Good Condition. Expanded discussions of second-generation risks and strengths and of same-sex marriage, divorce, intermarriage, and stepparenting.
Chapter on working with geographically separated families, including innovative uses of technology.
Theory and Practice of Family Therapy and Counseling
Used book in Good Condition. Updated to reflect recent research and current practice, the Second Edition also includes a new chapter on Object Relations Family Therapy. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage. Com/infotrac. A model for successful integration of multiple points of view, James R.
The book's concrete, empirically based approaches, as well as diagnostics and visual tools, allow readers to observe others in groups. Bitter's theory and practice of family therapy and counseling, professional, 2nd Edition supports the development of personal, and ethical family practice. Case studies, sample dialogues, and exercises help readers apply the concepts they have learned.
Family Therapy: An Overview
Examples illustrate family therapists from many professions, MFT, including social work, psychology, and counseling. Color-coded boxes highlight key aspects of family therapy, clinical notes, case studies, "Thinking Like a Clinician" exercises, such as family diversity, evidence-based practice research, and therapeutic encounters.
Used book in Good Condition. This current, engaging, and practice-oriented text is your complete resource for mastering the many facets of family therapy. In this ninth edition, values, perspectives, intervention techniques, the authors examine and explain key viewpoints, and goals of family therapy -- featuring practice-oriented content to help you become an empathic and effective family therapist.
You'll also find up-to-date material representing the latest thinking on central issues and topics, culture, including increased attention to LGBTQ families and alternative forms of family life and to gender, and ethnic considerations.
Latina and Latino Children's Mental Health 2 volumes Child Psychology and Mental Health
A team of expert academics and practitioners examines the life circumstances that impact Latino/a youth growing up in two cultures―their native culture and that of the United States. Chapters from leading researchers across the United States who study Latino children and youth• A glossary• A bibliography Used book in Good Condition.
Social Work with Older Adults 4th Edition Advancing Core Competencies
This updated edition includes content on abuse and neglect of older adults, bereavement, drug and alcohol abuse and the social worker’s role in dying, and advance directives. Learning goals upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Discuss how to engage in differential assessment. Presents a strengths-based approach of social work with older adults.
Used book in Good Condition. The fourth edition of social work with Older Adults provides a comprehensive treatment of a strengths-based approach to the major areas of social work with older adults. The text examines the basics of biopsychosocial functioning and the design of interventions to treat a wide variety of challenges facing older adults.
Understand the design of intervention to treat a wide variety of challenges facing older adults.
Program Evaluation for Social Workers: Foundations of Evidence-Based Programs
Now in its seventh edition, this comprehensive text once again provides beginning social work students and practitioners with a proven, time-tested approach to help them understand and appreciate how to use basic evaluation techniques within their individual cases case-level and the programs where they work program-level.
. Used book in Good Condition. As with the previous six editions, accessible, and most importantly, straightforward, this text is eminently approachable, practical.
The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing
Perry is both a world-class creative scientist and a compassionate therapist. Mary pipher, author of reviving opheliahow does trauma affect a child's mind--and how can that mind recover? In the classic The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, PhD, Dr. Perry explains what happens to the brains of children exposed to extreme stress and shares their lessons of courage, humanity, and hope.
Dr. Used book in Good Condition. A renowned psychiatrist reveals how trauma affects children--and outlines the path to recovery"Fascinating and upbeat. Only when we understand the science of the mind and the power of love and nurturing, can we hope to heal the spirit of even the most wounded child.
Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis in Social Work Practice
They skillfully integrate several perspectives in order to help practitioners meet the challenges they will face in client assessment, and present a risk and resilience framework that helps social workers understand environmental influences on the emergence of mental disorders and the strengths that clients already possess.
Used book in Good Condition. In clinical assessment and diagnosis in social work practice, depression, including anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, seasoned practitioner-scholars Jacqueline Corcoran and Joseph Walsh provide an in-depth exploration of fourteen major mental disorders that social workers commonly see in practice, and schizophrenia.
The authors also catalog the latest evidence-based assessment instruments and treatments for each disorder so that social workers can intervene efficiently and effectively, using the best resources available. Students and practitioners alike will appreciate the wealth of case examples, evidence-based assessment instruments, treatment plans, and new social diversity sections that make this an essential guide to the assessment and diagnostic processes in social work practice.
Modern Social Work Theory, Fourth Edition
This masterly text is a classic in its field and will be a reliable companion throughout the course of your studies and your career as a social work practitioner. Modern social work theory is now more accessible and comprehensive than ever, offering: the most complete coverage of social work theory, from classic perspectives to the very latest ideas, narrative, including a new chapter dedicated to strengths, and solutions approaches; a host of brand new case examples showing how theories can be applied to everyday practice; new analysis of the ethical dimensions of different social work theories and what common values they share; Pause and Reflect questions to encourage you to draw on your own experience and develop your thinking; and updated Example text sections which summarize the most current thinking and help bridge the gap between introductions to each theory and more specialist writing.
In this substantially reworked and updated fourth edition of his best-selling text, Malcolm Payne presents clear and concise evaluations of the pros and cons of major theories that inform social work practice, and comparisons between them. Used book in Good Condition.
Across a Hundred Mountains: A Novel
Out of money and in need of someone to help her across the border, Juana meets Adelina Vasquez, a young woman who left her family in California to follow her lover to Mexico. Winner of the american book award, loss, who left his family to find work in America—a story of migration, Across a Hundred Mountains is a stunning and poignant novel about a young girl who leaves her small town in Mexico to find her father, and discovery.
After a tragedy separates her from her mother, Juana García leaves in search of her father, who left them two years earlier. Used book in Good Condition. Finding themselves—in a tijuana jail—in desperate circumstances, they offer each other much needed material and spiritual support and ultimately become linked forever in the most unexpected of ways.
In across a hundred mountains, reyna grande puts a human face on the controversial issue of immigration, helping readers to better understand those who risk life and limb every day in pursuit of a better life.
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition: DSM-5
This new edition of the american psychiatric association's diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5, used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health.
. This manual, treatment, partial hospital, which creates a common language for clinicians involved in the diagnosis of mental disorders, privat. This new edition of the american psychiatric association's diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5, used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health.
Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses, outpatient, consultation-liaison, clinical, includes concise and specific criteria intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings inpatient, and research.
Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses, treatment, and research. Dsm-5 is the most definitive resource for the diagnosis and classification of mental disorders. This manual, partial hospital, clinical, outpatient, includes concise and specific criteria intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings inpatient, consultation-liaison, private practice, which creates a common language for clinicians involved in the diagnosis of mental disorders, and primary care.
The diagnostic and statistical manual of mental Disorders, is the most comprehensive, current, Fifth Edition, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The information contained in the manual is also valuable to other physicians and health professionals, counselors, nurses, and occupational and rehabilitation therapists, including psychologists, as well as social workers and forensic and legal specialists.