Publisher description for Social work and genetics : a guide for practice / Sylvia Schild, Rita Beck Black.


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A significant contribution to professional training, Social Work and Genetics is a guide to social work practice with clients who have genetic problems. Through their rich clinical experiences in genetic counseling, the authors provide a valuable body of knowledge for other professionals who must help individuals and their families cope with the dilemmas occurring as a result of the presence of a possible or real genetic defect or disease. Social work students, practicing social workers, and professionals from various other disciplines will glean an enormous amount of information on basic genetic principles and issues.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Genetic counseling.
Medical social work.
Social work.
Hereditary diseases.