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Individual Placement and Support: An Evidence-Based Approach to Supported Employment

Robert E. Drake, Gary R. Bond, and Deborah R. Becker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199734016
eISBN:
9780199949755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734016.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Employment is the highest priority for many people with severe mental illness and it is a central aspect of recovery. Over the past two decades, the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model of ... More


Ethnicity and Social Work Practice with Individuals

Carole B. Cox and Paul H. Ephross

in Ethnicity and Social Work Practice

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195099317
eISBN:
9780199864744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099317.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

A major part of social work practice is devoted to working with and on behalf of individual clients. Coming to a social worker, whether voluntarily or not, asking for help is influenced by cultural ... More


Preface

David Utting

in Contemporary social evils

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424099
eISBN:
9781447301981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424099.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

There were a number of concrete issues in contemporary Britain that participants identified with relative frequency as well as considerable passion. It was also common for people to discuss these ... More


The Research Program

Wendy Haight, Teresa Ostler, James Black, and Linda Kingery

in Helping Children of Rural, Methamphetamine-Involved Families: The Case of Rural Illinois

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195326055
eISBN:
9780199864461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326055.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides an overview of the mixed methods research strategy. The site of the research is predominantly white, working-class, rural Illinois in the early 21st century. Participants were ... More


Where to Intervene, and How? The Debate Over the Best Treatment Options for School Social Workers to Use

Michael S. Kelly

in The Domains and Demands of School Social Work Practice: A Guide to Working Effectively with Students, Families, and Schools

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195343304
eISBN:
9780199863945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343304.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Recent school social work articles have called for practitioners to adopt a multilevel approach to school-based intervention. A version of this multilevel approach — summarized by Frey and Dupper ... More


Counting the Poor: New Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons for the United States

Douglas J. Besharov and Kenneth A. Couch (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860586
eISBN:
9780199932948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860586.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

The poverty rate is one of the most visible ways in which nations measure the economic well-being of their low-income citizens. To gauge whether a person is poor, European states often focus on a ... More


The School: Multiple Levels and Systems

Faye Mishna

in Bullying: A Guide to Research, Intervention, and Prevention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199795406
eISBN:
9780199949687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795406.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter provides a brief overview of school based anti-bullying prevention and intervention programs. There is general agreement that the most effective prevention and intervention anti-bullying ... More


Older Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals, and Transgender Persons

Sandra S. Butler

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0022
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Although the experience of aging for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) individuals is in many regards indistinguishable from that of their non-GLBT counterparts, there are nonetheless ... More


National Advocacy Groups for Older Adults

Linda Krogh Harootyan and Greg O’Neill

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0076
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on national advocacy groups for older adults. Although individual advocacy in social work is important and necessary, organizational advocacy is also essential, and has the ... More


The Influence of Research on Policy and Practice: Lessons from Studies of Asset Building and Low-Income Families

Michael Sherraden and Trina Williams Shanks

in The Field Research Survival Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195325522
eISBN:
9780199893850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325522.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter lets work on individual development accounts (IDAs) serve as an illustration of research to influence national and international policies concerning asset development. It discusses ... More


Social Work Faculty: Guidelines for Supporting Social Work Research

Ruth G. McRoy, Jerry P. Flanzer, and Joan Levy Zlotnik

in Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195399646
eISBN:
9780199932757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399646.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapter Four focuses on the action steps and grant-writing strategies that can be employed by individual faculty members or by research teams to develop a fundable research portfolio. The chapter ... More


Introduction

Brid Featherstone, Anna Gupta, Kate Morris, and Sue White

in Protecting Children: A Social Model

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447332732
eISBN:
9781447332787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332732.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This introductory chapter provides a background of child protection and its intersection with wider social policies and social trends. The modern child protection system emerged in the 1960s, rooted ... More


Design guidelines

Kim Steele and Sherry Ahrentzen

in At Home With Autism: Designing housing for the spectrum

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447307976
eISBN:
9781447303817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307976.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Emanating from the research, the design guidelines translate the findings into a variety of new housing designs and home modifications that may create a more responsive and supportive environment for ... More


Caring for ourselves? Self-care and neoliberalism

Lizzie Ward

in Ethics of Care: Critical advances in international perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447316510
eISBN:
9781447316534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316510.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Caring for ourselves informs of our species activity. Over recent years the concept of ‘self-care’ has been mobilized by policy makers and governments in the deepening of neoliberal objectives to ... More


The right to give

Richard M. Titmuss

in The Gift Relationship: From Human Blood to Social Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349570
eISBN:
9781447349587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349570.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This concluding chapter provides some interpretative comment on the responses of the voluntary blood donors recorded in the preceding chapter and relates certain issues of principle and practice ... More


Introduction

James C. Raines

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health: Addressing DSM-5 Disorders in Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190886578
eISBN:
9780190943851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886578.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

Approximately 10–20% of students experience a mental health problem during their school-age years. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) assumes school-based mental health providers will serve these ... More


Disruptive Behavior Disorders

Shantel D. Crosby, Andy J. Frey, Gary Zornes, and Kristian Jones

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health: Addressing DSM-5 Disorders in Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190886578
eISBN:
9780190943851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886578.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

Students who meet criteria for disruptive, impulse control, and conduct disorders generally present with a wide range of challenging behaviors that impede their ability to function appropriately at ... More


Fixing Britain's ‘broken’ society: from the Third Way to Big Society

Irene Hardill and Susan Baines

in Enterprising care?: Unpaid voluntary action in the 21st century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427212
eISBN:
9781447302193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427212.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter presents the objectives of this book whereby it specifically seeks to offer a theoretically nuanced understanding of voluntary work in the 21st century in liberal democracies by linking ... More


Modernisation and the delivery of user-centred services

Denise Tanner

in Modernising social work: Critical considerations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420060
eISBN:
9781447302827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420060.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines specific areas of conflict and constraint in achieving a ‘modernising’ vision of services that promote independence, well being, and choice, focusing mainly on older people's ... More


The Iron Law of Rights: Citizenship and Individual Empowerment in Modern Sweden

Lars Trägårdh and Lars Svedberg

in Social Policy and Citizenship: The Changing Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199754045
eISBN:
9780199979455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754045.003.0043
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The empirical aim of the chapter concerns the relationship between individual and state in Sweden as it is expressed in social policy, i.e. the domain where social citizenship and social rights find ... More


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