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Author Seabury, Brett A., 1942-
Title Foundations of interpersonal practice in social work : promoting competence in generalist practice / Brett A. Seabury, Barbara H. Seabury, Charles D. Garvin.
Imprint Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, [2011]
©2011
Edition Third edition.

Subject Social service.
Interpersonal relations.
Social problems.
Public welfare.
Human services.
Alt Name Seabury, Barbara.
Garvin, Charles D.
Garvin, Charles D. Interpersonal practice in social work.
Description 1 online resource (xxii, 591 pages) : illustrations
Edition Third edition.
Note Prev. ed. entered under Gervin, Charles D. has title: Interpersonal practice in social work.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This text offers basic generalist practice methods which emphasize common elements in working with individuals, families & groups. The goal upon completion of this course is for students to become efficient in enhancing an individual's social functioning by helping them become more proficient in examining & resolving their problems.
Contents Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Interpersonal Practice in Social Work: Nature and Scope; Definition of Social Work; Interpersonal Practice; Use of Ecological Concepts; The Scope of Practice; The Bases of Interpersonal Practice; Summary; 2. Basic Assumptions and Concepts; Rationale; Underlying Assumptions; Metaphors; Basic Concepts: Client, Worker; Target, and Action Systems; Summary; 3. Values, Ideology, and Ethics of Professional Social Work; The Ideology of the Social Work Profession; The Social Work Code of Ethics; Value Conflicts in Practice; Practice Cases With Ethical Issues; Summary; 4. Interpersonal Practice Beyond Diversity and Toward Social Justice: The Importance of Critical Consciousness by Beth Clover Reed, Peter A. Newman, Zulema E. Suarez, and Edith A.
Lewis; What is Critical Consciousness?; Mayor Dimensions of Multiculturalism and Some Terminology; Key Social Group Categories and Related Terminology; How Do Multiple Identities Work?; Routes to Critical Consciousness and Multicultural Competence; The Application of Critical Consciousness to Practice; Summary; 5. Violence and Trauma; Recognition of Violence and Trauma; Types of Trauma; Assessment of Trauma; Consequences of Trauma: Symptoms of Psychological and Emotional Injury; Treatment Options; Risk Screening Protocols; Summary; 6.
Engagement and Relationship; Definition of the Social Work Relationship; Power Dimensions in Professional Relationships; Stages of the Professional Relationship; Transactional Nature of the Professional Relationship; Why Is Relationship So Important?; Conscious Use of Self; Importance of Hope; The Initiation of Relationships; Relationships in Group Situations; Relationships in Family Situations; Summary; 7.
Becoming a Client; Definition of a Client; Overview of the Clienthood Process; Pathways to Clienthood; The Entry Process; The Worker's Tasks With Applicants; Tasks With Nonclients; "Significant Others" in the Client's Life; Defining the Client in a Multiperson Client System; Agency Conditions and Definitions of Client; Continuance and Discontinuance; Orientation to the Client Role; The Initiation of Problem Solving; The Preliminary Contract; Summary; 8. Contracting; Components of a Social Work Contract; Characteristics of a Social Work Contract; Value of the Contract Approach; Limits of Contracting; Contracting With Families and Groups; Summary; 9. Monitoring and Evaluating Change; Monitoring; Evaluation; Side Effects; Summary; 10.
Assessing Individuals; Purposes of Assessments; Issues in Use of Sources; Individual Assessment Framework; Stress Assessment; Crisis Assessment; Assessment as a "Label"; PIE -- The Person-in-Environment System; Summary; 11. Individual Change; The Context of Interpersonal Change; Interventive Roles; Overcoming Barriers; Crisis Intervention; Role Solutions; Summary; 12. Assessing Families; What Is a Family?; Measurement of System Variables; Family Assessment; The Process of Family Assessment; Obtaining Family Assessment Data; Categorizing Family Circumstances; Ways of Portraying Family Conditions; Summary; 13.
Family Change; Occasions for Family Interventions; Prior to the First Family Session; The Initial Sessions; The Family Change Stage; Phase of the Family Life Cycle; Endings; Summary; 14. Assessing Groups; Types of Groups; Therapeutic/Effectiveness Variables; Group Development; Assessing Group Dynamics; Summary; 15. Group Change; Working With Elders in a Support Group; First Group Session; Second Group Session; The First Session of a Closed Group; Leadership Interventions; Interpersonal Conflict in Groups; Conclusion; Summary; 16. Assessing Organizations and Communities; Organizational Assessment; Community Assessment; Summary; 17.
Change in Organizations and Communities; Ethics of Organizational and Community Change; Theories of Organizational Change; Community Change; Summary; 18. Termination; The Tasks of Termination; Termination Issues in Group Work; Termination Issues With Families; Worker Termination; Problematic Terminations; Summary; Bibliography; Index; About the Authors.
Note English.
ISBN 9781452203591 (electronic bk.)
1452203598 (electronic bk.)
9781452203195 (ebook)
1452203199 (ebook)
9781412966832 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
9781412966825 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
1412966825 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
1412966833 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
OCLC # 808344006
Additional Format Print version: Seabury, Brett A., 1942- Foundations of interpersonal practice in social work. 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2011 (DLC) 2010031275