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Social Work Practice with Children
Third Edition

Nancy Boyd Webb
Foreword by James W. Drisko

469 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
Hardcover
July 2011
ISBN 978-1-60918-643-2
Cat. #8643
Price: $58.00 $49.30
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e-Book
November 2011
ISBN 978-1-60918-645-6
EPUB format
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Widely adopted, this bestselling work provides the knowledge that social workers need for effective, culturally competent practice with children, adolescents, and their caregivers. The author presents a framework for developmentally informed assessment and intervention and describes a variety of powerful helping methods, illustrated with vivid case examples. Demonstrated are research-based strategies for working with victims of abuse and trauma as well as children affected by poverty, divorce, parental substance abuse, and other adverse circumstances. Special features include instructive discussion questions and role-play exercises. Reproducible assessment forms can also be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8½" x 11" size.

New to This Edition
  • Updated to incorporate current research on child development, attachment, and trauma.
  • Chapter on bullying.
  • New discussions of autism, childhood obesity, and blended families.
  • School social work chapter has been extensively revised.
  • Expanded examples of group work, including groups for children with ADHD and crisis groups following disasters.

This title is part of the Social Work Practice With Children and Families Series, edited by Nancy Boyd Webb.

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