Human behavior theory and social work practice /

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Edition:2nd ed.
Imprint:New York : Aldine de Gruyter, c1999.
Description:xi, 436 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subject:Social service.
Human behavior.
Human behavior.
Social service.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Greene, Roberta R. (Roberta Rubin), 1940-
ISBN:0202361195 (cl. : alk. paper)
0202361209 (pa. : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • 1. Human Behavior Theory, Person-in-Environment, and Social Work Method
  • 2. Human Behavior Theory and Professional Social Work Practice
  • Critique
  • Professional Tools for Religiously and Spiritually Sensitive Social Work Practice
  • 3. Classical Psychoanalytic Thought, Contemporary Developments, and Clinical Social Work
  • Critique
  • Freudian Theory: New Developments
  • 4. Eriksonian Theory: A Developmental Approach to Ego Mastery
  • Critique
  • Moral Development over the Life Cycle: Another View of Stage Theory
  • 5. Carl Rogers and the Person-Centered Approach
  • Critique
  • Carl Rogers and the Person-Centered Approach: Social Work Applications Now and for the Future
  • 6. Cognitive Theory for Social Work Practice
  • Critique
  • Cognitive Theory for Social Work Practice: Context, Applications, and Questions
  • 7. General Systems Theory
  • Critique
  • Usefulness of General Systems Theory in Social Work Practice
  • 8. Ecological Perspective: An Eclectic Theoretical Framework for Social Work Practice
  • Critique
  • The Search for Social Work Coherence: The Ecological Perspective
  • 9. Social Construction
  • Critique
  • How Useful is the Social Constructionist Approach?
  • 10. Feminist Theories and Social Work Practice
  • Critique
  • Feminist Theory and Social Work: Lost in Space?
  • 11. Genetics, Environment, and Development
  • Critique
  • Nature and Nurture
  • Index