A Primer on Single-Subject Design for Clinical Social Works
The two examples presented in this article, therapeutic relationships and socioeconomic need, highlighted the practice tensions and challenges of integrating a Western-based clinical social work
approach with a social development approach in a non-Western context.
Diane Morrison, who is licensed clinical social worker and manager of clinical social work
, recently offered a snapshot of the Multidisciplinary ICU Team Family Meeting Project during a poster session at the annual meeting of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society.
Jacinto has developed the Spirituality in Clinical Social Work
Practice course at the University of Central Florida and Arkansas State University.
CLINICAL SOCIAL WORK
is an advanced practice specialization area that can address the profession's mission of enhancing "human wellbeing" and increasing "social justice" outcomes, such as fair access to societal resources, especially among populations that are "vulnerable, oppressed, and living in poverty" (National Association of Social Workers [NASW], 1999, Preamble, para.
Across disciplines, helping professionals are charged with offering services, without discrimination, to a diverse client base with respect to gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, cultural background, and socioeconomic status (American Counseling Association, 2005; American Psychological Association, 2002; Clinical Social Work
Federation, 1997; National Association of Social Workers, 1996).
The common factors model: Implications for transtheoretical clinical social work
Six national professional associations--EAPA, NAADAC, the Center for Clinical Social Work
, AAAP, ASAM, and EASNA--and NORC at the University of Chicago have combined to develop the BIG Initiative curriculum (http://bigsbirteducation.
Working with dyes and fine yarns and watching the knitting needles fly as beautiful garments grew between her fingertips was the perfect foil to a 40-year career in clinical social work
and community mental health counseling.
Therefore, the ICF checklist and the ICF classification could be used either alone or in combination with assessment instruments already implemented in clinical social work
In 2007, over 8,000 social workers paid for and took the clinical social work
examination for the first time, and of these, fewer than 75% passed the test (Association of Social Work Boards [ASWB], 2008a, 2008b, 2008c).
Her true passion is clinical social work
and she first got her start as a clinical social worker at a community agency, where she was helping to change people's lives.
She is also a past president of the California Society for Clinical Social Work
and a member of the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work
and the National Association of Social Workers.
White in Hawaii, Turner also attended a community meeting called to address the issue of homelessness on the island (numbers of homeless people are increasing daily) and met up with clinical social work
and author Beverly James.
The volume was assembled by work groups organized by a steering committee of leaders within the American Psycho-analytic Association, the International Psychoanalytical Association, the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, the division of psychoanalysis of the American Psychological Association, and the National Membership Committee on Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work