Social Work Essentials: Selections from the Encyclopedia of Social Work

ISBN : 9780190499624

Cynthia Franklin
656 ページ
171 x 248 mm

In honor of the 60th anniversary of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Encyclopedia of Social Work, NASW Press and Oxford University Press are proud to publish Social Work Essentials. Since the launch of the Encyclopedia of Social Work Online in 2013, over 100 articles have been revised and over 150 new articles have been published online. This volume brings together selected new and revised articles along with a few core, unrevised articles from the 2008 print version in a brief reference guide for the social work profession. Covering a range of theoretical and practice orientations, this collection provides both fundamental knowledge for the profession and timely updates on the knowledge needed for social work practice.


Action Research
Adolescents: Overview
Aging: Overview
Alcohol & Drug Problems: An Overview
Child & Adolescent Mental Health Disorders
Child Abuse and Neglect
Children: Overview
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Collaborative Practice
Common Factors in Psychotherapy
Community: Practice Interventions
Criminal Justice: Overview
Cultural Competence
Disproportionality and Disparities
Ecological Framework
Ethics and Values
Ethics in Research
Evidence-Based Practice
Family Therapy
Family: Overview
Financial Social Work
Generalist and Advanced Generalist Practice
Health Care: Practice Interventions
Human Trafficking: Overview
Immigration Policy
International Social Work: Overview
Intervention Research
Intimate Partner Violence
Juvenile Justice: Overview
Leadership, Foundations of
Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender (LGBT) Families and Parenting
Macro Social Work Practice
Major Depressive Disorder and Bipolar Mood Disorders
Military Social Work
Motivational Interviewing
Multiethnic and Multiracialism
Organizational Change in Human Service Organizations
Outcome Measures
Practice Intervention and Research
Primary Health Care
Psychosocial Framework
Qualitative Research
Rights-Based Framework and Social Work
School Social Work
Social Justice
Social Policy: Overview
Social Work Malpractice, Liability, and Risk Management
Social Work Practice: History and Evolution
Social Work Profession: History
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Spirituality in Social Work
Strengths Perspective
Survivors of Suicide, Those Left Behind When Someone Dies by Suicide
Systematic Reviews
Task-Centered Practice
Technology: Technology in Macro Practice
The NASW Code of Ethics
Transdisciplinary and Translational Research
Trauma-Informed Care
Women: Practice Interventions


Cynthia Franklin, Ph.D, is Professor and holder of the Stiernberg/Spencer Family Professorship in Mental Health at The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work. An internationally known scholar and leader in school mental health practice, she has over 100 publications on topics such as aiding youth at risk of dropping out, solution-focused brief therapy, and helping parenting youths stay in school. She is the author of several books including The School Services Sourcebook: A Guide for School-based Professionals and Family Treatment: Evidence-based Practice with Populations At-Risk. Her numerous awards include a lifetime achievement award from the Solution-focused, Brief Therapy Association. Dr. Franklin is a clinical member of The American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and holds licenses in clinical social work and marriage & family therapy. Before going in to academia full time, Dr. Franklin conducted a clinical practice for 10 years.