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Days in the Lives of Social Workers, 4th Edition
Days in the Lives of Social Workers, 4th Edition
Days in the Lives of Social Workers
Edited by Linda May Grobman
$21.95 + shipping
DAYS IN THE LIVES OF SOCIAL WORKERS:
58 PROFESSIONALS TELL "REAL-LIFE" STORIES FROM SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE
Edited by Linda May Grobman, ACSW, LSW,
Publisher/Editor of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER
4 new chapters and Foreword by Elizabeth J. Clark, Exec. Dir., NASW
A book from the publisher of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER: THE MAGAZINE FOR SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADUATES.
Did you ever wish you could tag along with a professional in your chosen field, just for a day, observing his or her every move? DAYS IN THE LIVES OF SOCIAL WORKERS allows you to take a firsthand, close-up look at the real-life days of 58 professional social workers as they share their stories. Join them on their journeys, and learn about the rewards and challenges they face.
This book is an essential guide for anyone who wants an inside look at the social work profession. Whether you are a social work student, an experienced professional wishing to make a change in career direction, or just thinking about going into the field, you will learn valuable lessons from the experiences described in DAYS IN THE LIVES OF SOCIAL WORKERS.
About the Editor: Linda May Grobman, ACSW, LSW, is founder, publisher, and editor of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER, the magazine for social work students and recent graduates. She has practiced social work in mental health and medical settings, and was the interim executive director of two state chapters of the National Association of Social Workers.
NEW IN THE 4TH EDITION:
- Foreword by Elizabeth J. Clark, Executive Director, National Association of Social Workers
- Chapters on bullying and play therapy, geriatric care management, providing continuing education to social workers, and being a social work leader.
- A new appendix on social media, blogs, and mobile apps.
Table of Contents (4th Edition)
About the Editor/Contributors
Introduction to the 4th Edition
PART 1—HEALTH CARE
Chapter 1—Social Work in the ER
Chapter 2—Social Work in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Chapter 3—Remembering Why I Became a Social Worker: Lessons Learned on Internal Medicine
Chapter 4—Social Work in an Infertility Clinic
Chapter 5—Working with Pregnant Women in Public Health
Chapter 6—Managing in Managed Care
Chapter 7—Social Work in the Commissioned Corps
Chapter 8—Private Practice with Urban Gay Men: With a Subspecialty in HIV/AIDS
Chapter 9—A Very Special Nursing Home in the South Bronx
Chapter 10—Pediatric HIV Research
PART 3—SCHOOL SOCIAL WORK
Chapter 11—Elementary School Social Work
Chapter 12—An Inner-City High School
Chapter 13—Social Work in a Rural School District
PART 4—CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES
Chapter 14—Urban Child Protective Services
Chapter 15—A Neighborhood Youth Center
Chapter 16—Play Therapy and Bullying
Chapter 17—Working with Gay and Lesbian Youth
Chapter 18—Child Welfare Ombudsman
Chapter 19—Employee Assistance Programs
Chapter 20—Social Work Goes to Summer Camp
Chapter 20—Developmental Disabilities
Chapter 21—Developmental Disabilities
Chapter 22—"Us" Becoming "Them"
PART 6—MENTAL HEALTH
Chapter 23—Involuntary Admission: A New Worker’s Introduction to the "603"
Chapter 24—Partial Hospitalization
Chapter 25—Social Work in a Clubhouse
Chapter 26—Life as a Group Home Manager
Chapter 27—Disaster Mental Health Services
PART 7—SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Chapter 28—Dual Diagnosis: Substance Abuse and Mental Health in an Inpatient Setting
Chapter 29—Social Work in the Alaskan Bush
Chapter 30—Adventure-Based Practice
PART 8—PRIVATE PRACTICE
Chapter 31—Private Practice and the Eclectic Social Worker
Chapter 32—An Office to Call My Own: Private Practice in the Lesbian Community
PART 9—CRIMINAL JUSTICE: WORKING WITH OFFENDERS AND VICTIMS
Chapter 33—Prison Substance Abuse Treatment
Chapter 34—A Hard Day’s Night: Working with Assaultive Men in Prison
Chapter 35—Residential Treatment for Adolescent Sexual Offenders
Chapter 36—Forensic Social Work: Mitigating Death Penalty Cases
Chapter 37—Victim Services
PART 10—OLDER ADULTS AND THE END OF LIFE
Chapter 38—Social Work With Survivors of the Holocaust
Chapter 39—Nursing Home Social Work
Chapter 40—Senior Adult Coordinator
Chapter 41—Hospice Social Work
Chapter 42—Home Health Social Work
Chapter 43—Geriatric Care Management: A Growing Profession
Chapter 44—The Daily Life of NASW's Executive Director
Chapter 45—Life as an Agency CEO
Chapter 46—Association Management
PART 12—VETERANS AND THE MILITARY
Chapter 47—Family Advocacy in the Military
Chapter 48—Outreach to Homeless Veterans
PART 13—HIGHER EDUCATION
Chapter 49—Life as a BSW Educator
Chapter 50—University Counseling Center
Chapter 51—Providing Continuing Education to Social Workers
PART 14—INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL WORK
Chapter 52—Consulting in Armenia
Chapter 53—Working with Unaccompanied Minors in Britain
Chapter 54—Working with Raskal Gangs in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea
Chapter 55—Working with Russian Immigrants
PART 15—WORKING IN COMMUNITIES
Chapter 56—Community Organizing for Social Change
Chapter 57—A Day in the Life of a Policy Practitioner
Chapter 58—Mucho Gusto en Conocerle: Working with Migrant Farm Families
APPENDIX A: Organizations of Interest to Social Workers
APPENDIX B: Additional Reading
APPENDIX C: Internet Resources
APPENDIX D: Social Media, Blogs, and Apps, Oh My!
Publication Date: September 2011
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