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Title Handbook of social work practice with vulnerable and resilient populations / Alex Gitterman, editor
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Columbia University Press, 2001
Table of Contents
Chapter 1Social Work Practice with Vulnerable and Resilient Populations / Alex Gitterman1
Part ILife Conditions 
Chapter 2Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) / George S. Getzel, Stephen W. Willroth39
Chapter 3Alcoholism and Other Drug Addictions / Meredith Hanson64
Chapter 4Borderline Personality / Nina Rovinelli Heller, Harriette C. Johnson97
Chapter 5Chronic Physical Illness and Disability / Grace H. Christ, Mary Sormanti, Richard B. Francoeur124
Chapter 6Depression / Jay Callahan, Joanne E. Turnbull163
Chapter 7Developmental Disabilities / Claudia L. Moreno205
Chapter 8Eating Problems / Barbara von Bulow, Susan Braiman224
Chapter 9Learning Disabilities / Naomi Pines Gitterman249
Chapter 10Schizophrenia / Ellen Lukens275
Part IILife Circumstances and Events 
Chapter 11Adolescent Pregnancy / Bruce Armstrong305
Chapter 12Adult Corrections / C. Aaron McNeece, Albert R. Roberts342
Chapter 13Child Abuse and Neglect / Lynn Videka-Sherman, Michael Mancini367
Chapter 14Children in Foster Care / Ernst O. VanBergeijk, Brenda G. McGowan399
Chapter 15Crime Victims and Victim Services / Albert R. Roberts, Jacqueline Corcoran435
Chapter 16Death of a Child / Barbara Oberhofer Dane455
Chapter 17Death of a Parent / Nancy Boyd Webb481
Chapter 18Divorce / Ellen B. Bogolub500
Chapter 19Families in Sparsely Populated Areas / Joanne Gumpert, Joan E. Saltman526
Chapter 20Family Caregivers of the Frail Elderly / Ronald W. Toseland, Gregory C. Smith, Philip McCallion548
Chapter 21Gay and Lesbian Persons / Carol T. Tully582
Chapter 22Homeless People / Marcia B. Cohen628
Chapter 23Immigrants and Refugees / Diane Drachman, Angela Shen Ryan651
Chapter 24Intimate Partner Abuse / Bonnie E. Carlson, Deborah Choi687
Chapter 25Older Persons in Need of Long-Term Care / Toby Berman-Rossi715
Chapter 26Single Parenthood / Aurora P. Jackson769
Chapter 27Suicide and Suicidal Behavior / Andre Ivanoff, Prudence Fisher788
Chapter 28Women of Color / Edith Lewis, Lorraine Gutierrez, Izumi Sakamoto820
Chapter 29Work and Job Jeopardy / Sheila H. Akabas, Lori Bikson841
 Author Index861
 Subject Index893


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Description xviii, 910 pages ; 26 cm
Contents Social work with vulnerable and resilient populations / Alex Gitterman -- Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) / George S. Getzel and Stephen W. Willroth -- Alcoholism and other drug addictions / Meredith Hanson -- Borderline personality / Nina Rovinelli Heller and Harriette C. Johnson -- Chronic physical illness and disability / Grace H. Christ, Mary Sormanti, and Richard B. Francoeur -- Depression / Joy Callahan and Joanne E. Turnbull -- Developmental disabilities / Claudia L. Moreno -- Eating problems / Barbara van Bulow and Susan Braiman -- Learning disabilities / Naomi Pines Gitterman --Schizophrenia / Ellen Lukens -- Adolescent pregnancy / Bruce Armstrong -- Adult corrections / C. Aaron McNeece and Albert R. Roberts -- Child abuse and neglect / Lynn Videka-Sherman and Michael Mancini -- Children in foster care / Ernst O. VanBergeijk and Brenda G. McGowan -- Crime victims and victim services / Albert R. Roberts and Jacqueline Corcoran -- Death of a child / Barbara Oberhofer Dane -- Death of a parent / Nancy Boyd Webb -- Divorce / Ellen B. Bogolub -- Families in sparsely populated areas / Joanne Gumpert and Joan E. Saltman -- Family caregivers of the frail elderly / Ronald W. Toseland, Gregory C. Smith, and Philip McCallion -- Gay and lesbian persons / Carol T. Tully -- Homeless people / Marcia B. Cohen -- Immigrants and refugees / Diane Drachman and Angela Shen-Ryan -- Intimate partner abuse / Bonnie E. Carlson and Deborah Choi -- Older persons in need of long-term care / Toby Berman-Rossi -- Single parenthood / Aurora P. Jackson -- Suicide and suicidal behavior / André Ivanoff and Prudence Fisher -- Women of color / Edith Lewis, Lorraine Gutiérrez and Izumi Sakamoto -- Work and job jeopardy / Sheila H. Akabas and Lori Bikson
Summary Why do some people collapse under certain life conditions, while others remain relatively unscathed? This text discusses this and other questions and aims to reflect the field's understanding of the importance of resiliency and protective factors and their
role in forming balanced assessments
Analysis Social issues & services
Social work
Notes Previous ed.: 1991
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Social case work.
Social service -- United States.
Social work with people with social disabilities -- United States.
Author Gitterman, Alex, 1938-
LC no. 00060144
ISBN 023111396X (cloth : alk. paper)