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Behavioral methods in social welfare; helping children, adults, and families in community settings. (reprint, 1981).

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Behavioral methods in social welfare; helping children, adults, and families in community settings. (reprint, 1981)

Ed. by Steven Paul Schinke.

AldineTransaction

2008

386 pages

$39.95

Paperback

Modern applications of social work

HV37

Schinke (social work, Columbia U., New York) presents this collection of articles by 18 practitioners of behavioral psychology methods in social work on recent and ongoing studies in a variety of treatment scenarios. The articles are organized under the subjects of methods for children and families, behavioral methods with adults, and professional competence and accountability. Specific topics include: parents as agents for behavior change, contracts in foster care, women and self-criticism, sexual dysfunction and cognitions, control of addictions, skills for client interviews, marital counseling in nontraditional settings, and evaluation at the community program level.

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