This brief version of Jerrold R. Brandell's Theory & Practice of Clinical Social Work assembles coverage of the most vital topics for courses in Clinical Social Work/Advanced Practice. Written by established contributors in the field, this anthology addresses frameworks for treatment, therapeutic modalities, specialized clinical issues and themes, and dilemmas encountered in clinical social work practice. Now available in paperback and roughly half the size of the full-length version, Essentials of Clinical Social Work comes at a reduced cost for students who need to learn the basics of the course.
Group Treatment With Adults
Avariety of approaches are currently employed for group treatment of adults by social workers. Some workers have a preferred approach, while others draw on several approaches depending on the purpose of the group. The ways in which these workers act differ depending on the approach they have chosen, but there are also common elements.
Group work in social work did not start with a variety of models but rather started when people who were developing practice in certain community institutions in the latter part of the 19th and early 20th centuries began to share their ideas with each other. Examples of these institutions were settlement houses, Jewish community centers, and ...