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Justice, Restoration, and Social Work

Nancy P. Kropf

in Social Work and Restorative Justice: Skills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195394641
eISBN:
9780199863365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394641.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter introduces the values, ethics, and practices that comprise social work, and examines the profession's rich history of working to improve the lives of individuals and to create a more ... More


The Need for an Evidence-Informed Practice Approach in Schools

James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey

in School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter sets the stage for the remainder of the text by demonstrating that a chasm exists between the practice choices of school social workers and the research on school-based prevention and ... More


Understanding and Narrowing the Research–Practice Knowledge Gap

James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey

in School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines several reasons for the existence of the knowledge—practice gap; a gap between the practice choices of school social workers, and research on school-based prevention and ... More


Mapping

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Settings

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195112481
eISBN:
9780199865826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112481.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the mapping phase of the framework developed in Chapter 7. Case studies are used to illustrate key practice principles and considerations for work in nontraditional settings. ... More


Introduction: School Social Work in the 21st Century—Making Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Work in School Social Work Practice

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/9780195343304.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

School social work is one of social work’s oldest subspecialties and has just entered its 2nd century. In the United States, school social work has grown from a few “visiting teachers” in 1906 ... More


Lessons Learned from our Evidence-Informed Practice Process and Final Reflections

James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey

in School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter synthesizes and integrates the reflections offered in Chapters 4-12. These lessons learned are organized around the eight-step evidence-informed practice (EIP) process for school social ... More


Nontraditional Settings: Conceptual, Dimensional, and Services

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Settings

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195112481
eISBN:
9780199865826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112481.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents a theoretical foundation from which to understand better the importance of nontraditional settings in community life. It begins with a discussion of the following concepts: ... More


A Call to Action

Susan C. Mapp

in Human Rights and Social Justice in a Global Perspective: An Introduction to International Social Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195313451
eISBN:
9780199893423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313451.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses how social workers and social work students can be a part of developing solutions. Operating from a human rights standpoint and advancing social justice, they can “promote ... More


Social Work and Restorative Justice: Skills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation

Elizabeth Beck, Nancy P. Kropf, and Pamela Blume Leonard (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195394641
eISBN:
9780199863365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394641.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Restorative justice and social work share principles and goals, including the goal of addressing pain and conflict. Many of the processes used by restorative justice practitioners are based on ... More


Defining International Social Work

Lynne M. Healy

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter reviews the reasons for intensified interest in global issues and the scholarly treatment of the definition of international social work. It then illuminates this book's definition; in ... More


Social Development and Social Work

Doreen Elliott

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter addresses social development in the context of international social work and social welfare, reviews its relationship with the profession of social work, and analyzes its impact on ... More


Best Practices with Latinos

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work with Latinos: A Cultural Assets Paradigm

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195301182
eISBN:
9780199863679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301182.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses best practices with Latinos. Topics covered include the importance of social relationships, bilingual and bicultural concerns as united in the conceptualization of best ... More


Epilogue

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work with Latinos: A Cultural Assets Paradigm

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195301182
eISBN:
9780199863679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301182.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This epilogue focuses on the lessons learned in planning and implementing a cultural assets paradigm with Latinos. It identifies overarching themes related to the use of this paradigm, drawing from ... More


Social Work in North America

Julia Watkins, Therese Jennissen, and Colleen Lundy

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0061
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents an overview of social work in Canada and the United States. Social work in both countries emerged at the turn of the 20th century as a response to the serious health and social ... More


Nursing Homes

Betsy Vourlekis and Kelsey Simons

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/9780195173727.003.0053
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

More than 3 million people are cared for in nursing homes each year. Nursing homes are often the least preferred alternative of older Americans and their loved ones and, unfortunately, more ... More


Introduction

Melvin Delgado

in Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context: The Potential of a Capacity-Enhancement Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195125467
eISBN:
9780199864188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125467.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This introductory chapter sets the context from which to understand the importance of urban-centered practice for social work in the 21st century. It traces how the author became interested in a ... More


Home Care Settings

A. E. Benjamin and Edna Naito-Chan

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/9780195173727.003.0035
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter provides an overview of social work practice in home care, including a historical perspective on this practice arena, social work's current role and functions, and government policies ... More


Current Status of Social Work Research in Aging and Future Directions

Denise Burnette and Nancy Morrow-Howell

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/9780195173727.003.0096
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter provides an overview of the state of social work research in aging and offers directions for the future. Social work researchers in aging are beginning to establish a national presence ... More


Principles and Strategies

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Settings

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195112481
eISBN:
9780199865826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112481.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides a framework for developing partnerships with nontraditional settings. The four levels of community service delivery and intervention strategies for communities of color are ... More


Practice Applications and Considerations

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work with Latinos: A Cultural Assets Paradigm

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195301182
eISBN:
9780199863679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301182.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter integrates the content covered in Chapters 4–7, devoted to best practice findings and principles, cultural values, and the Latino cultural assets paradigm itself. Case vignettes are used ... More


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