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Overview

Social Work Services in Schools discusses social work practices within the US educational system and major issues confronting education in the 21st century. This title also provides you with practice directions for the design, delivery, and evaluation of social work in schools.

Published by Pearson (July 25th 2014) - Copyright © 2015

ISBN-13: 9780205924080

Subject: Social Work & Human Services

Category: Social Work for Specific Fields

Table of contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. School Social Work: A Historical and Contemporary View
2. Major Issues in American Schools
3. Perspectives in School Social Work Services
4. The Design of Social Work Services: School Environment
5. The Design of Social Work Services: Addressing Student Needs
6. The Design of Social Work Services: Responding to Needs of Culture, Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation
7. The Delivery of School Social Work Services
8. Familiarizing Oneself with Key Groups of Children and Adolescents
9. Children with Special Needs
10. Student Rights and Control of Behavior
11. Violence in Schools
12. Evaluating School Social Work

DETAILED TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. School Social Work: A Historical and Contemporary View
The Profession of Social Work
The Establishment of Social Work

2. Major Issues in American Schools
Purposes of Public Education
School Reform
The School as Community Hub
Finance

3. Perspectives in School Social Work Services
An Ecosystems Perspective
Ecological Theory
General Systems Theory

4. The Design of Social Work Services: School Environment
Working within A School
Political Dimensions in the Organization
The Effects of School Culture and Collaboration
Services Evaluation and Reporting

5. The Design of Social Work Services: Addressing Student Needs
Socioeconomic Patterns
Mental Health, Behavioral, and Learning Difficulties
Assessment as the Initial Process in Designing Services
Assessing and Engaging the Family
Policies Affecting Services to Individual Students and Families
Collaborating with the Community

6. The Design of Social Work Services: Responding to Needs of Culture, Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation
Culturally Grounded Assessment
Designing Empirically Supported Culturally Grounded Interventions
Bilingual and Bicultural Education
Gender in Education
Sexual Orientation and School-Based Social Work
Empirically Supported Interventions that Work

7. The Delivery of School Social Work Services
Emerging Roles of School Social Workers within Expanded School Mental Health and School-Linked Services
Evidence-Based Practice and Empirically Supported Interventions
Current Intervention Roles
Specialized Intervention Roles

8. Familiarizing Oneself with Key Groups of Children and Adolescents
Enrollment and Staffing
The Concept of Pupil Life Tasks
Pupil Life Tasks
Academic and Social Challenges
Children with Challenges at Home
Children Facing Abuse
Adolescents, Sex, and Sexuality

9. Children with Special Needs
Key Legislation Supporting Students with Special Needs
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
Jacob Javits Gifted and Talented Education Act
Issues in Implementation: Renewed Attention to the Primary of Emotional Development

10. Student Rights and Control of Behavior
Sources of School Districts′ Authority
Basic Constitutional Rights
Discipline in the Schools
School Attendance

11. Violence in Schools
Major Trends and Issues
Types of Interventions
Common Types of Interventions that Schools and School Social Workers are Using
Empirically-Supported Prevention and Intervention Programs

12. Evaluating School Social Work
Designing and Implementing Evaluation Studies
Selected Types of Single-System Designs Useful in Evaluating School Social Work Services
Selected Group Research Designs for Evaluating School Social Work Practice
Ethical and Human Subjects Issues in Evaluation

Annotated Bibliography of Evaluation Resources
Appendix I: An Example of Rural Practice
Appendix II: An Example of Urban Practice
Appendix III: Assessment of Adaptive Behavior and an Individual Education Program

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