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Social Workers’ Desk Reference


Social Workers’ Desk Reference

Second Edition

Albert R. Roberts, Editor-in-Chief

ISBN: 0-19-536937-8. 2008. Item #O9378. 1312 pages.


One of the American Library Association/Reference and User Services Association’s Outstanding References of 2003

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One of the Association of American Publishers’ Outstanding Professional and Scholarly Titles of 2002

Written by leading scholars and practitioners in the field and guided by a prestigious editorial board, Social Workers’ Desk Reference is a vital tool for practitioners and students preparing for a social work career. This comprehensive, practical resource covers assessment and diagnosis, clinical social work, marital and family therapy, community practice, case management and forensic social work, and each of the 146 chapters provides practice guidelines and treatment plans necessary for success.

Social Workers’ Desk Reference presents the reader with a needed contemporary panoramic view of clinical social work practice that is framed by current challenges, considerations of future possibilities and the time-honored values of our profession.

Golnar A. Simpson, DSW, BCD

Founding Dean

Clinical Social Work Institute

Washington, D.C.

Available from NASW Press by special arrangement with the publisher, Oxford University Press.