Developing Evidence-Based Generalist Practice Skills by Bruce A. Thyer, Catherine N. Dulmus, Karen M. Sowers

By Bruce A. Thyer, Catherine N. Dulmus, Karen M. Sowers

An crucial evaluation of the center abilities wanted by way of each social paintings practitioner

Developing Evidence-Based Generalist perform Skills gains contributions from most sensible students in social paintings perform, proposing crucial info for the moral and potent perform of social paintings. This truly written consultant presents step by step suggestions for utilizing evidence-based perform to make joint judgements with consumers approximately evaluate and cures via a cautious attention of the simplest to be had study proof, the client's personal tastes and values, expert moral criteria, and different key issues.

Comprehensive and easy, this booklet addresses foundational perform talents anticipated of all social paintings practitioners, including:

  • Evidence-based practice
  • Trauma-informed practice
  • Interviewing skills
  • Problem id, contracting, and case planning
  • Case management
  • Advocacy
  • Crisis intervention
  • Practice evaluation
  • Termination, stabilization, and continuity of care

Each bankruptcy starts off with an overarching query and "what if" situations, and ends with a suite of advised keyword phrases, on-line assets, and dialogue questions. Designed as a foundation-level social paintings schooling textual content for undergraduate and graduate scholars in social paintings courses, this ebook meets the Council on Social paintings Education's (CSWE) academic coverage and Accreditation criteria (EPAS) for a radical and up to date presentation of middle social paintings abilities that includes in-depth scholarship.

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Smyth and Laura Greyber What changes do we need to make to improve social work practice to better address the needs of people who have experienced significant trauma over the course of their lives? 5 million witness and/or experience domestic violence, and that 7 million were subjected to severe and chronic familial violence (Berkowitz, Stover, & Marans, 2011). In the adult population, the 1995 National Comorbidity Study found rates of trauma exposure of 51% (women) and 61% (men) using a narrower definition of trauma than is used in the current diagnostic manual (Kessler, 2000).

2009). Punishing the poor: The neoliberal government in social insecurity . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Wampold, B. E. (2006). The psychotherapist. In J. C. Norcross, L. E. Beutler, & R. F. ), Evidence-based practices in mental health: Debate and dialogue on the fundamental questions (pp. 202– 207). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Wampold, B. E. (2010). The research evidence for the common factors models: A historically situated perspective. In B. M. Duncan, S. D. Miller, M.

An instrument that assesses STS is the Secondary Traumatic Stress Scale (Bride, Robinson, Yegidis, & Figley, 2004). Assessment of Trauma Although trauma is often a major comorbid disorder with other mental illnesses, trauma assessments are rarely employed on a standard basis in mental health settings. , 2004). “Given the unfortunate sequelae that can result from traumatic events, comprehensive and effective trauma-related assessment is necessary for all populations” (de Arellano & Danielson, 2008, p.

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