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Title Decision cases for advanced social work practice : confronting complexity / [edited by] Terry A. Wolfer, Lori D. Franklin, and Karen A. Gray.
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, ©2014.

Subject Social case work -- United States -- Case studies.
Social work education -- United States -- Case studies.
Social service -- United States -- Case studies.
Social workers -- Training of -- United States -- Case studies.
Alt Name Wolfer, Terry A.
Franklin, Lori D.
Gray, Karen A.
Description 1 online resource (xxxv, 184 pages)
Note "These notes are available for instructors at the Columbia University Press website ( [no longer available on site as of November 12, 2014]) or by emailing"--Page xv.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Online resource; title from e-book title screen (ebrary platform, viewed November 12, 2014).
Summary These fifteen cases take place in child welfare, mental health, hospital, hospice, domestic violence, refugee resettlement, veterans' administration, and school settings and reflect individual, family, group, and supervised social work practice. They confront common ethical and treatment issues and raise issues regarding practice interventions, programs, policies, and laws. Cases represent open-ended situations, encouraging students to apply knowledge from across the social work curriculum to develop problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. An instructor's manual is available on the publisher's website.
Contents To Instructors / Terry A. Wolfer -- To Students / Terry A. Wolfer, Lori D. Franklin, and Karen A. Gray -- Introduction to the Cases / Terry A. Wolfer and Vicki M. Runnion -- No Place Like Home / Lori D. Franklin -- Gay-for-Pay / Lori D. Franklin -- But Someone Could Die! / Karen A. Gray and Anna Woodham -- Believing Women / Gecole Harley and Terry A. Wolfer -- I Knew This Internship Thing Would Blow Up! -- Gecole Harley and Terry A. Wolfer -- Child Collectors? / Lori D. Franklin -- I'm a Social Worker! / Karen A. Gray and Julie Sprinkle -- Flying Flags in Alabama / Noël Busch-Armendariz, Dawnovise N. Fowler, and Terry A. Wolfer -- Private, Dismissed / Michelle Hovis and Lori D. Franklin -- Wandering / Lori D. Franklin and Danielle R. Snyder -- A Matter of Life and Death? / Susy Villegas, Karen A. Gray, and Mónica M. Alzate -- Exposed / David Pooler and Terry A. Wolfer -- Nowhere to Skate / Laura B. Poindexter and Terry A. Wolfer -- Driven to Drink / Terry A. Wolfer -- "Don't Tell Her" / Sean Siberio and Terry A. Wolfer.
ISBN 9780231536486 (electronic bk.)
0231536488 (electronic bk.)
9780231159845 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0231159846 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780231159852 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0231159854 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 862048594
Additional Format Print version: Decision cases for advanced social work practice. New York : Columbia University Press, [2014] 9780231159845 (DLC) 2013027815 (OCoLC)842879038

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