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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

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

Giving with a Thousand HandsThe Changing Face of Indian Philanthropy

Giving with a Thousand Hands: The Changing Face of Indian Philanthropy

Pushpa Sundar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470686
eISBN:
9780199088881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470686.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

India has been a major recipient of international aid since its independence on account of its developmental gaps and wide income disparity; yet it also ranks among the top four nations in the world ... More

Improving Public ServicesInternational Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Improving Public Services: International Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Douglas J. Besharov, Karen J. Baehler, and Jacob Alex Klerman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190646059
eISBN:
9780190646073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646059.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Social Policy

The government performance movement has been in full swing for decades around the world. So, why do so many public programs and organizations continue to underperform? A major reason is that ... More

Child Welfare Removals by the StateA Cross-Country Analysis of Decision-Making Systems

Child Welfare Removals by the State: A Cross-Country Analysis of Decision-Making Systems

Kenneth Burns, Tarja Pvsv, and Marit Skivenes (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190459567
eISBN:
9780190459581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459567.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The book addresses one of the most important, but least researched proceedings, where the State intervenes in the private family sphere to remove children at risk to a place of safety, adoption, or ... More

Caring for a LivingMigrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Francesca Degiuli

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The world of today is aging and is doing so at a great speed. People are living longer and this represents one of the greatest achievements of the past century, but often an extension of life ... More

Marital RapeConsent, Marriage, and Social Change in Global Context

Marital Rape: Consent, Marriage, and Social Change in Global Context

Kersti Yllö and M. Gabriela Torres (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190238360
eISBN:
9780190615208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238360.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Marital Rape: Consent, Marriage, and Social Change in Global Context presents the first analysis of rape in marriage in cross-cultural perspective. Previous scholarship on marital rape has been ... More

Coming of Age the RITE WayYouth and Community Development through Rites of Passage

Coming of Age the RITE Way: Youth and Community Development through Rites of Passage

David Blumenkrantz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190297336
eISBN:
9780190297367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190297336.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This book examines the relationship between adolescents’ passage to adulthood and community adaptation, resiliency, and survival. It reviews the literature on initiation and rites of passage along ... More

Supporting Families of Children With Developmental DisabilitiesEvidence-based and Emerging Practices

Supporting Families of Children With Developmental Disabilities: Evidence-based and Emerging Practices

Mian Wang and George H. S. Singer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199743070
eISBN:
9780190494414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743070.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book reviews the evidence on interventions for families of individuals with developmental disabilities, in particular intellectual disability and autism. It focuses on families of children above ... More

Group Work Research

Group Work Research

Charles Garvin, Richard Tolman, and Mark Macgowan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195381542
eISBN:
9780190213916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381542.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book takes the reader through all the phases of designing and implementing group work research. Chapter one begins with a history of research in group work including recent developments in ... More

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