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Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society

Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society

Rowena Fong, James Lubben, and Richard P. Barth (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190858988
eISBN:
9780190859015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858988.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

The grand challenges are an effort—led by the social work profession—to address 12 major challenges for American society with innovative, evidence-informed, and socially-focused approaches. In ... More

Religion and Intimate Partner ViolenceUnderstanding the Challenges and Proposing Solutions

Religion and Intimate Partner Violence: Understanding the Challenges and Proposing Solutions

Nancy Nason-Clark, Barbara Fisher-Townsend, Catherine Holtmann, and Stephen McMullin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190607210
eISBN:
9780190607241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607210.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Intimate partner violence is a complex, fear-inducing reality for large numbers of women throughout the world. When violence exists in a relationship, safety is compromised, shame abounds, and peace ... More

PhallaciesHistorical Intersections of Disability and Masculinity

Phallacies: Historical Intersections of Disability and Masculinity

Kathleen M. Brian and James W. Trent, Jr. (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190458997
eISBN:
9780190459024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458997.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Phallacies: Historical Intersections of Disability and Masculinity is a collection of essays that focuses on disabled men who negotiate their masculinity as well as their disability. Some chapters ... 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

Evidence-Based Treatment and Practice with Older AdultsTheory, Practice, and Research

Evidence-Based Treatment and Practice with Older Adults: Theory, Practice, and Research

Nancy Kropf and Sherry Cummings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190214623
eISBN:
9780190682248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214623.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Evidence Based Treatment with Older Adults: Theory, Practice, and Research provides a detailed examination of five research-supported psychosocial interventions for use with older adults: cognitive ... More

Welfare, Work, and PovertySocial Assistance in China

Welfare, Work, and Poverty: Social Assistance in China

Qin Gao

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190218133
eISBN:
9780190672966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190218133.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book provides the first systematic evaluation of the impact and effectiveness of China’s primary social assistance program, Minimum Livelihood Guarantee, or Dibao. Dibao serves the dual ... More

The Open DoorHomelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

Carol L. M. Caton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190463380
eISBN:
9780190463410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463380.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment, explains how and why homelessness in this group has persisted over the past 35 years despite policy and ... More

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in SchoolsA 360-Degree View of the Research and Practice Principles

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Schools: A 360-Degree View of the Research and Practice Principles

Johhny Kim, Michael Kelly, and Cynthia Franklin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190607258
eISBN:
9780190607289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607258.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Teachers, administrators, and students face many challenges in schools, yet schools are also places of solutions, strengths, and successes. The second edition of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in ... More

The Masses are the Ruling ClassesPolicy Romanticism, Democratic Populism, and Social Welfare in America

The Masses are the Ruling Classes: Policy Romanticism, Democratic Populism, and Social Welfare in America

William Epstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190467067
eISBN:
9780190865948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190467067.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The Masses Are the Ruling Classes handles a neglected theme: social policy in the United States is determined by mass consent. Contemporary explanations of decision making in the United States ... More

Family Engagement in SchoolsStrategies for School Social Workers and Educators

Family Engagement in Schools: Strategies for School Social Workers and Educators

Nancy Chavkin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190642129
eISBN:
9780190642150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190642129.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

Family Engagement with Schools: Strategies for School Social Workers and Educators provides evidence-based strategies for school social workers and educators to engage families in their children’s ... More

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