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The Evidence Based Internship

The Evidence Based Internship Author Barbara Thomlison
ISBN-10 9780195323504
Release 2008
Pages 441
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This book is intended for use in any professional program that has a practicum or internship. Chief among those are social work, criminal justice, psychology, and even psychiatry. In addition, the book is a supplementary text for field seminars, practice methods courses, or any course introducing students to the helping process. The primary purpose of the book is to offer students an overview of the knowledge and skills needed to become competent and confident professional practitioners. The evidence-based framework of the book will teach students to apply science to real-life problems in the practicum or internship. The authors identify best practices for positive client outcomes and for a successful student practicum or internship experience by selecting essential knowledge and skills for learning. The book is a resource guide with applied learning activities to assist students during the field experience.



A Field Guide for Social Workers

A Field Guide for Social Workers Author Shelagh Larkin
ISBN-10 9781506379258
Release 2018-06-25
Pages 256
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Integrating theory with practice, A Field Guide for Social Workers: Applying Your Generalist Training helps students understand and overcome the challenges of field education. This comprehensive text provides the necessary tools to develop and demonstrate core competencies set forth by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) using author Shelagh Larkin’s generalist field education approach grounded in generalist practice literature. Integrative activities and reflection questions directly apply generalist training to field experience. Students will be equipped to meet the goals of the field and realize their potential as generalist practitioners.



Internship Practicum and Field Placement Handbook

Internship  Practicum  and Field Placement Handbook Author Brian Baird
ISBN-10 9781317347484
Release 2015-07-14
Pages 240
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The Internship, Practicum, and Field Placement Handbook, Seventh Edition is a practical guide to the “real world” knowledge and skills that students need when they begin working in the field of mental health. This text guides interns through every phase of the internship process from finding placements to concluding relationships with clients and supervisors. Along the way students learn about ethics, clinical writing and record keeping, working with peers and supervisors, understanding diversity, and self care and safety. Following an evidence and competency based approach, the latest research findings are reviewed from the fields of psychology, social work and counseling.



A Guide to Evidence Based Group Work

A Guide to Evidence Based Group Work Author Mark J. Macgowan
ISBN-10 0199720274
Release 2008-02-12
Pages 224
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This is the first textbook that illustrates, step by step, how to practice evidence-based group work. As group workers are increasingly being held accountable to evaluate, monitor, and improve their practice, there are scant resources available that apply specifically to their practice. General books on evidence-based practice lack the rich material on group work organized for the first time in this one volume. Designed specifically as a supplement for undergraduate and graduate group work courses, the text is organized around the process and philosophy of evidence-based practice: formulating appropriate practice questions; searching for evidence; critically reviewing available evidence; applying the evidence with judgment, skill, and concern for the group members; and evaluating the outcomes achieved. The evidence-based group work framework teaches students how to skillfully apply best practices through practical learning activities, case examples, research designs, step-by-step guidelines and checklists, assessment tips, and detailed instructions for formulating questions and evaluating answers. It will be equally valuable as a handy reference for professionals eager to hone their practice skills.



Evidence based Practices for Social Workers

Evidence based Practices for Social Workers Author Thomas O'Hare
ISBN-10 0925065684
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 679
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Evidence based Practices for Social Workers has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Evidence based Practices for Social Workers also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Evidence based Practices for Social Workers book for free.



Foundations of Evidence Based Social Work Practice

Foundations of Evidence Based Social Work Practice Author Albert R. Roberts Professor of Social Work and Criminal Justice Rutgers University
ISBN-10 0195305949
Release 2006-01-07
Pages 464
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This concise introduction to evidence-based social work practice culls the most salient chapters from the interdisciplinary Evidence-Based Practice Manual to form a student-friendly overview of the issues and interventions they will encounter throughout their BSW or MSW program. Part I defines terms and critical issues, introducing students to the language and importance of evidence-based practice and critical thinking. Chapters will explain how to search for evidence, how to evaluate what evidence really is, how to ask the right questions, how to develop standards, and how practitioners make use of research. Part II consists of practical applications, with each chapter focusing on a particular intervention or population. Topics include cognitive-behavioral approaches to suicide risks, manualized treatment with children, treating juvenile delinquents, and interventions for OCD, anxiety disorders, substance abuse, PTSD, depression, and recovery. Several chapterss from the special edition of Brief Treatment & Crisis Intervention on evidence-based practice as well as two original chapters round out this much-needed introduction to evidence-based social work practice.



Handbook of Evidence Based Treatment Manuals for Children and Adolescents

Handbook of Evidence Based Treatment Manuals for Children and Adolescents Author Craig Winston LeCroy
ISBN-10 0199720983
Release 2008-04-18
Pages 624
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With the advance of evidence-based practice has come the publication of numerous dense volumes reviewing the theoretical and empirical components of child and adolescent treatment. There are also a variety of detailed treatment manuals that describe the step-by-step procedures to guide ongoing research and practice. The second edition of Craig Winston LeCroy's Handbook of Evidence-Based Child and Adolescent Treatment Manuals is a forceful combination of the two approaches, as he gathers fifteen varied treatment manuals and brief summaries of the research supporting each to ensure that practitioners will truly understand how to implement the treatments they are using. A completely revised and expanded edition of the handbook's first edition, this is an essential guide to some of the best programs for helping children and teens. Each chapter begins with an explanatory section that discusses the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of the programs. The treatment manual follows, leading readers through sessions with specific details about conducting the treatment that have been refined and improved through extensive testing and research. Organized into three sections: the major clinical disorders, social problems confronting children and teens, and preventive interventions the Handbook brings together some of the most esteemed researcher-practitioners in the child and adolescent field. The book presents an impressive variety of innovative treatment programs and techniques including: the SiHLE program (intended to prevent problems confronting children and teens, and preventive interventions the Handbook brings together some of the most esteemed researcher-practitioners in the child and adolescent field. The book presents an impressive variety of innovative treatment programs and techniques including: the SiHLE program (intended to prevent HIV through education and self-esteem building), the Children of Divorce Intervention Program (a therapy for younger children stressing resilience and skill-building), and Strengths Oriented Family Therapy (which reaches out to substance-involved adolescents and their families). The Handbook of Evidence-Based Child and Adolescent Treatment Manuals is an indispensable reference for researchers, graduate students, and practitioners working with children and adolescents in a multitude of settings, from schools and juvenile correction centers to group homes and family service agencies.



Foundations of Evidence Based Social Work Practice

Foundations of Evidence Based Social Work Practice Author Albert R. Roberts Professor of Social Work and Criminal Justice Rutgers University
ISBN-10 0198041624
Release 2006-01-07
Pages 464
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This concise introduction to evidence-based social work practice culls the most salient chapters from the interdisciplinary Evidence-Based Practice Manual to form a student-friendly overview of the issues and interventions they will encounter throughout their BSW or MSW program. Part I defines terms and critical issues, introducing students to the language and importance of evidence-based practice and critical thinking. Chapters will explain how to search for evidence, how to evaluate what evidence really is, how to ask the right questions, how to develop standards, and how practitioners make use of research. Part II consists of practical applications, with each chapter focusing on a particular intervention or population. Topics include cognitive-behavioral approaches to suicide risks, manualized treatment with children, treating juvenile delinquents, and interventions for OCD, anxiety disorders, substance abuse, PTSD, depression, and recovery. Several chapterss from the special edition of Brief Treatment & Crisis Intervention on evidence-based practice as well as two original chapters round out this much-needed introduction to evidence-based social work practice.



The Counselor Intern s Handbook

The Counselor Intern s Handbook Author Christopher Faiver
ISBN-10 053452835X
Release 2004
Pages 217
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This practical and succinct book guides students through each stage of the often-complicated internship process, offering resources that will prove valuable even after their internships are complete. The text is built on the experience of three established authors known in their fields: Chris Faiver, a supervisor to students in the field for over 25 years; Sheri Eisengart, a clinician, researcher, and former student of Faiver; and Ronald Colonna, a professional and administrator from an agency that frequently serves as a placement site for interns. Because the text can be used from state to state, it also serves as a perfect study guide for certification and state and national licensure examinations.



Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Adults

Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Adults Author Catherine N. Dulmus
ISBN-10 9780471713067
Release 2005-02-08
Pages 475
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This timely handbook provides practical information and evidence-based findings on the most effective and current prevention interventions and programmes available regarding adult emotional, mental health, and social problems. Each innovative chapter summarizes the problem, addressing trends, incidence, and risk factors; describes effective prevention interventions; and discusses practice and policy implications, as well as areas for future research. An exceptional resource for practitioners, researchers, and students alike, the Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Adults is an important addition to the mental health field.



Handbook of Evidence Based Radiation Oncology

Handbook of Evidence Based Radiation Oncology Author Eric Hansen
ISBN-10 0387929886
Release 2010-06-17
Pages 790
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Building on the success of this book's first edition, Dr. Eric Hansen and Dr. Mack Roach have updated, revised, and expanded the Handbook of Evidence-based Radiation Oncology, a portable reference that utilizes evidence-based medicine as the basis for practical treatment recommendations and guidelines. Organized by body site, concise clinical chapters provide easy access to critical information. Important "pearls" of epidemiology, anatomy, pathology, and clinical presentation are highlighted. Key facets of the work-up are listed, followed by staging and/or risk classification systems. Treatment recommendations are discussed based on stage, histology, and/or risk classification. Brief summaries of key trials and studies provide rationale for the recommendations. Practical guidelines for radiation techniques are described. Finally, complications and follow-up guidelines are outlined. Updates from the first edition include brand new color figures and color contouring mini-atlases for head and neck, gastrointestinal, prostate, and gynecological tumors; redesigned tables for increased readability; new chapters on management of the neck and unknown primary, clinical radiobiology, and pediatric malignancies and benign conditions; and new appendices including the American College of Radiology guidelines for administration of IV contrast.



Family Assessment Handbook

Family Assessment Handbook Author Barbara Thomlison
ISBN-10 PSU:000060349170
Release 2006-04
Pages 163
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THE FAMILY ASSESSMENT HANDBOOK is a basic practice guide for social work students and beginning human service professionals of "how to" do a family assessment for case intervention. It is based on person-environment (or, family systems) theory, drawing from evidence-based research for guiding practice decisions. This practical book presents the interplay of social work concepts, values, and skill dilemmas presented using case studies from the author's practice experience. By developing a "family journal," students can apply family systems thinking, theory, and concepts. The book is conceptualized as three teaching and learning units: Part One addresses the family systems assessment model; Part Two focuses on self-assessment and critical thinking through exploring the student's family system; and Part Three includes four case studies that illustrate the text?s concepts.



The Social Work Portfolio

The Social Work Portfolio Author Barry Cournoyer
ISBN-10 0534343058
Release 2002
Pages 130
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In THE SOCIAL WORK PORTFOLIO, the authors emphasize that learning how to learn and continuing to learn are fundamental processes for professional social workers in the twenty-first century. The text provides students with a tool to plan, assess, and document the nature, scope, and quality of learning during--and following--formal university study. The book is intended to help students to develop their own social work portfolio.



Best Practices for Social Work with Refugees and Immigrants

Best Practices for Social Work with Refugees and Immigrants Author Miriam Potocky-Tripodi
ISBN-10 0231115830
Release 2002
Pages 538
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Rather than focusing on specific groups, this book takes a pan-cultural perspective that focuses on the common experiences of refugees and immigrants. It presents a best-practice for each problem area defined.



Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder Author Jayne L. Rygh
ISBN-10 1593850395
Release 2004-06-14
Pages 210
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This highly practical manual provides evidence based tools and techniques for assessing and treating clients with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). Proven cognitive-behavioral interventions are described in rich, step-by-step detail, together with illustrative case examples. With an emphasis on both accountability and flexibility, the clinician is guided to select from available options, weave them into individualized treatment plans, and troubleshoot problems that may arise. For those clients who do not respond well to CBT alone, the book also offers a chapter on cutting-edge supplementary interventions that have shown promise in preliminary clinical trials. Special features include a wealth of reproducible materials - over twenty-five client handouts and forms, assessment tools, and more - presented in a convenient large-size format.



Evidence Based Applied Sport Psychology

Evidence Based Applied Sport Psychology Author Roland A. Carlstedt, PhD
ISBN-10 9780826105530
Release 2012-11-13
Pages 520
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This is the first book to call for a major paradigm shift in applied sport psychology by providing a wealth of systematic, scientifically validated research in a field where assessment and treatment has often been haphazard. In his quest to bring sport psychology to a higher level of validity, Dr. Carlstedt describes the most current assessment methods, intervention procedures, and promising research that are critical for use in evidence-based practice. These assessment and treatment methods are based on 25 years of rigorous scientific approaches and principles that incorporate the most sophisticated research methods now available. The book describes the mechanisms that influence peak performance or psychological performance deficits and the mental training process, and provides procedures that will take the guesswork out of typical assessment and mental training. It offers tools with which practitioners can reexamine their modus operandi and critically explore the mechanism of interaction outcomes. To this end, the book includes extensive data sets on personality, behavioral tendencies, mind-body responses, and performance outcome. Dr. Carlstedt advocates moving beyond compartmentalized therapeutic sessions in the office to directly observe athletic performance during training and actual competition. The text also contains individual and team case studies to enhance its focus on individualized, efficacy-tested protocols for each individual athlete. Key Features: Presents a detailed client-centered assessment and intervention model grounded in technology-supported, step-by-step procedures, followed by efficacy testing Focuses on the importance of empirical scrutiny and individualized, efficacy-tested protocols for each individual athlete Describes the Carlstedt Protocol containing a visualization efficiency test among many other technologically based assessment and training tools Provides a roadmap for achieving a gold-standard system of accountability Practitioners will learn how to work within Carlstedt's integrative model to improve athlete performance and contribute to the advancement of evidence-based applied sport psychology.



DBT Skills Training Manual Second Edition

DBT  Skills Training Manual  Second Edition Author Marsha Linehan
ISBN-10 9781462516995
Release 2014-10-20
Pages 504
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Preceded by: Skills training manual for treating borderline personality disorder / Marsha M. Linehan. c1993.