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Author Poulin, John E.

Title Strengths-based generalist practice : a collaborative approach / John Poulin with contributors
Edition Second edition
Published Belmont, CA : Brooks/Cole--Thomson Learning, [2005]


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Description xviii, 476 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 DVD
4 3/4 in
Contents Generalist social work practice: Principles and concepts of generalist practice --Theoretical and conceptual frameworks for generalist practice; Collaborative model of generalist social work practice --Collaborative social work, the pre-engagement phase --Pre-engagement phase, families, small groups, organizations, and communities --Assessment tools; Collaborative social work, the engagement and disengagement phases --Generalist practice interventions; Evaluating progress -- Generalist practice with special populations: Generalist practice with economically disadvantaged clients and communities --Generalist practice with people affected by addictions; Generalist practice with gay and lesbian clients --Generalist practice with older people --Generalist practice with people of color --Generalist practice with abused and neglected children and their families
Summary The DVD is designed to accompany the text "Strengths-based generalist practice". In the three scenarios, experienced social workers demonstrate appropriate interviewing techniques for the different stages in the counselling process. The three stages covered are: pre-engagement, engagement, and disengagement. References are made to specific chapters in the text
Notes Rev. ed. of: Collaborative social work. c2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Social service -- Methodology.
Social group work.
Author Poulin, John E. Collaborative social work
LC no. 2003112638
ISBN 0534641512
Other Titles Generalist practice