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Empowerment on an Unstable PlanetFrom Seeds of Human Energy to a Scale of Global Change

Empowerment on an Unstable Planet: From Seeds of Human Energy to a Scale of Global Change

Daniel C. Taylor, Carl E. Taylor, and Jesse O. Taylor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199842964
eISBN:
9780190258443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199842964.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Since World War II, development projects have invested more than two trillion dollars towards health services, poverty alleviation, education, food security, and environmental initiatives around the ... More

Ethical Decision Making in School Mental Health

Ethical Decision Making in School Mental Health

James C. Raines and Nic T. Dibble

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199735853
eISBN:
9780199863457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735853.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

There are three essential differences between this book and most others in the field of ethics. First, instead of focusing on specific issues, it focuses on the process of ethical decision-making. ... More

Ethnicity and Social Work Practice

Ethnicity and Social Work Practice

Carole B. Cox and Paul H. Ephross

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195099317
eISBN:
9780199864744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099317.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Diversity has become a keynote feature of our society and social workers are increasingly finding themselves working with clients from a multitude of backgrounds and cultures. In order to work ... More

Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health

Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health

James C Raines

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366266
eISBN:
9780199864027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366266.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Evidence-based practice in school mental health explains the nuts and bolts of infusing research throughout school-based practice following guidelines set forth by the US Department of Education. In ... More

Faces of PovertyPortraits of Women and Children on Welfare

Faces of Poverty: Portraits of Women and Children on Welfare

Jill Duerr Berrick

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195113754
eISBN:
9780199893546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113754.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

Most Americans are insulated from the poor; it is hard to imagine the challenges of poverty, the daily fears of crime and victimization, the frustration of not being able to provide for a child. ... More

Familicidal HeartsThe Emotional Styles of 211 Killers

Familicidal Hearts: The Emotional Styles of 211 Killers

Neil Websdale

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195315417
eISBN:
9780199777464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315417.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Familicide involves the killing of a current or former spouse or partner and one or more of their children, followed, in many cases, by the suicide of the perpetrator. These killings are limited to ... More

Family Caps, Abortion and Women of ColorResearch Connection and Political Rejection

Family Caps, Abortion and Women of Color: Research Connection and Political Rejection

Michael Camasso

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179057
eISBN:
9780199864546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179057.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

Fifteen years ago, New Jersey became the first of over twenty states to introduce the family cap, a welfare reform policy that reduces or eliminates cash benefits for unmarried women on public ... More

Family Psychoeducation for Serious Mental Illness

Family Psychoeducation for Serious Mental Illness

Harriet P. Lefley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340495
eISBN:
9780199863792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340495.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

This book gives an overview of family psychoeducation as an evidence-based psychosocial treatment for schizophrenia and other major psychiatric disorders. Family psychoeducation has produced a robust ... More

The Field Research Survival Guide

The Field Research Survival Guide

Arlene Rubin Stiffman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195325522
eISBN:
9780199893850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325522.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This collection of field research narratives from veteran social and behavioral science researchers acknowledges the unpredictability of managing a project, and candidly illustrates real-world ... More

Financial Capability and Asset DevelopmentResearch, Education, Policy, and Practice

Financial Capability and Asset Development: Research, Education, Policy, and Practice

Julie Birkenmaier, Jami Curley, and Margaret Sherraden (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199755950
eISBN:
9780199332526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

As financial issues are currently a major concern for families, scholars, and practitioners, students have increased their interest in knowledge and skills for practice that addresses finances. ... More

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