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Truancy Prevention and InterventionA Practical Guide

Truancy Prevention and Intervention: A Practical Guide

Lynn Bye, Michelle E. Alvarez, Janet Haynes, and Cindy E. Sweigart

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398496
eISBN:
9780199777402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Research has shown that truancy is frequently associated with juvenile crime and dropping out of school altogether. With the high dropout rate in the U.S. and the No Child Left Behind Act holding ... More

A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community ChangePartnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change: Partnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

Paula Allen-Meares, Tina R. Shanks, Larry M. Gant, Leslie Hollingsworth, and Patricia L. Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190463311
eISBN:
9780190463342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463311.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Urban renewal has been the dominant approach to revitalizing industrialized communities that fall into decline. Detroit, with its vast majority Black population and struggling auto industry, ... More

Understanding Child MaltreatmentAn Ecological and Developmental Perspective

Understanding Child Maltreatment: An Ecological and Developmental Perspective

Maria Scannapieco and Kelli Connell-Carrick

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195156782
eISBN:
9780199864164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156782.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book analyzes in a developmental context understanding, assessing, and treating child maltreatment within the ecological framework. This framework is used to help systematically organize and ... More

Understanding ParricideWhen Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Understanding Parricide: When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Kathleen M. Heide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195176667
eISBN:
9780199979028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176667.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book is about juvenile and adult sons and daughters who kill their parents. The book moves far behind the statistical correlates of parricide by synthesizing the professional literature on ... More

Understanding the Social Security ActThe Foundation of Social Welfare for America in the Twenty-First Century

Understanding the Social Security Act: The Foundation of Social Welfare for America in the Twenty-First Century

Andrew Dobelstein

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195366891
eISBN:
9780199894208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366891.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

America's social welfare commitments, including retirement and disability payments, unemployment insurance, Medicare and Medicaid, the State Child Health Insurance Program, Supplemental Security ... More

United in Diversity?Comparing Social Models in Europe and America

United in Diversity?: Comparing Social Models in Europe and America

Jens Alber and Neil Gilbert (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195376630
eISBN:
9780199865499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376630.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Since the advent of the European Union, politicians have increasingly emphasized the notion of a European social model as an alternative to the American form of market capitalism, which is seen as ... More

University Adaptation in Difficult Economic Times

University Adaptation in Difficult Economic Times

Paola Mattei (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199989393
eISBN:
9780190206383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989393.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Financial sustainability is one of the key challenges confronting Europe’s universities today. Despite the fact that universities are at the center of knowledge creation and development, which ... More

Using Complexity Theory for Research and Program Evaluation

Using Complexity Theory for Research and Program Evaluation

Michael Wolf-Branigin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199829460
eISBN:
9780199315895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829460.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Complexity theory provides a promising framework for organizing and conducting social work research and evaluation. This book explores the history and roots of complexity and related concepts by ... More

Values Clarification in Counseling and PsychotherapyPractical Strategies for Individual and Group Settings

Values Clarification in Counseling and Psychotherapy: Practical Strategies for Individual and Group Settings

Howard Kirschenbaum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199972180
eISBN:
9780199333325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199972180.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book is a complete guide to using the values clarification approach in a wide variety of counseling settings by a wide range of helping professionals, including counselors, psychologists, ... More

Violence in ContextCurrent Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Todd I. Herrenkohl, Eugene Aisenberg, James Herbert Williams, and Jeffrey M. Jenson (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book offers a critical appraisal of research and theory focused on violence in youth, families, and communities. Chapters examine the ways in which violence is defined and ... More

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