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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]
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