Table of contents for Social work with children and their families : pragmatic foundations / Christopher G. Petr.


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Preface


UNIT I: Eight Pragmatic Perspectives for Social Work in Child and Family Settings


Chapter 1. Introduction to Social Work in Child and Family Settings


General Status of Children and Families in the United States


Brief History of Social Work with Children and Families


Social Work in Child and Family Settings Today


Chapter Summary


Chapter 2. Pragmatic Perspective 1: Combating Adultcentrism


Adultcentrism in Social Work Practice with Children


Pragmatic Connections: How to Combat Adultcentrism When Engaging and Interviewing Young Children


Pragmatic Connections: How to Combat Adultcentrism When Engaging and Interviewing Adolescents


Chapter Summary


Chapter 3. Pragmatic Perspective 2: Family-centered Practice


What is Family-centered Practice?


Pragmatic Connections: How to Engage and Interview Families


Family-centeredness in Policy and Research


Chapter Summary


Chapter 4. Pragmatic Perspectives 3 and 4: Strengths Perspective; Respect for Diversity and Difference


Pragmatic Perspective 3: Strengths Perspective


Pragmatic Perspective 4: Respect for Diversity and Difference


Chapter 5. Pragmatic Perspectives 5 and 6: Least Restrictive Alternative; Ecological Perspective


Pragmatic Perspective 5: Least Restrictive Alternative


Pragmatic Perspective 6: Ecological Perspective


Chapter Summary


Chapter 6. Pragmatic Perspectives 7 and 8: Organization and Financing; Achieving Outcomes


Pragmatic Perspective 7: Organization and Financing


Pragmatic Perspective 8: Achieving Outcomes


Chapter Summary


UNIT 1 Conclusion


Summary


Suggested Assignments and Learning Activities


UNIT II: Social Work in Child Welfare Settings


Chapter 7. Introduction to Social Work in Child Welfare Settings


Introduction to the Field


Protection of Children


Preservation of Families


Permanency Planning


Recent Federal Legislation: Family Preservation and Support Services, Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993


Chapter Summary


Chapter 8. Connections: How the Eight Pragmatic Perspectives Apply in Child Welfare


Pragmatic Perspective 1: Combating Adultcentrism in Child Welfare


Pragmatic Perspective 2: Family-centered Practice in Child Welfare


Pragmatic Perspective 3: Strengths Perspective in Child Welfare


Pragmatic Perspective 4: Respect for Diversity and Difference in Child Welfare


Pragmatic Perspective 5: Least Restrictive Alternative in Child Welfare


Pragmatic Perspective 6: Ecological Perspective in Child Welfare


Pragmatic Perspective 7: Organization and Financing in Child Welfare


Pragmatic Perspective 8: Achieving Outcomes


Chapter Summary


Chapter 9. Connections: Case Examples from Child Welfare


Case Example 1: The Sloan Family


Case Example 2: Victor


UNIT II Conclusion


UNIT III: Social Work with Children and Families in Mental Health Settings


Chapter 10. Overview of Social Work with Children and Families in Mental Health Settings


Background and Context of Services


Assessment and Treatment in Mental Health Settings


Special Education for Children with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders


Chapter Summary


Chapter 11. Connections: How the Eight Pragmatic Perspectives Apply in Mental Health Settings


Pragmatic Perspective 1: Combating Adultcentrism in Mental Health


Pragmatic Perspective 2: Family-centered Practice in Mental Health


Pragmatic Perspective 3: Strengths Perspective in Mental Health


Pragmatic Perspective 4: Respect for Diversity and Difference in Mental Health


Pragmatic Perspective 5: Least Restrictive Alternative in Mental Health


Pragmatic Perspective 6: Ecological Perspective in Mental Health


Pragmatic Perspective 7: Organization and Financing in Mental Health


Pragmatic Perspective 8: Achieving Outcomes


Chapter Summary


Chapter 12. Connections: Case Examples from Mental Health


Case Example 1: Bill


Case Example 2: Sharon


UNIT III Conclusion


Summary


Suggested Assignments and Learning Activities


References


Index





Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Social work with children -- United States.
Family social work -- United States.