New Approaches to Family Practice

Confronting Economic Stress

by Vosler, Anne "Nancy" R.

Description
To what extent do economic stresses - such as dual-earner parents, unemployment//underemployment and poverty in the family - affect a social worker's assessment of the families in their care?

Families, Work, and Poverty applies a wealth of current research driven by the family systems theoretical framework to social work practice with families in three specific areas: employed-work and family- work; unemployment; and poverty. The book presents chapters on the theory and research in these three target areas, each followed by a chapter on applications and tools for direct practice in that area. Each applications chapter includes a case study, assessment tools, multilevel interventions and evaluations, and strategies for social

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: September 1996
  • English
  • 9781452248790 / 0761900322
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 41.99 GBP
  • Pages: 279
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications, Inc
  • Readership: Professional and scholarly
  • Publish State: Published
  • Series: SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services
  • Series Part: 31
  • Reference Code: BDZ0001104356