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Casebook: Substance Abuse (Allyn & Bacon Casebook Series) (Allyn & Bacon Casebook)by Jerry L. Johnson
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This casebook provides students with personal and intimate glimpses into the thinking and actions of experienced practitioners working with clients on issues of substance abuse.
The contributors of this casebook combined many decades of social work experience and teaching to create an opportunity for students to study and analyze how practitioners think about practice. The authors move beyond the belief that practice involves finding correct interventions to solve client problems, and instead invite students to review and challenge the work of others to help them understand what informs important practice decisions with real clients in real practice settings.
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Each title in the Allyn & Bacon Johnson & Grant Casebook Series presents three to four in-depth cases in a different topic area, prefaced by an introduction to generalist social work practice.
Allyn & Bacon Casebook Series for Substance Abuse, First Edition by Jerry Johnson and George Grant provides students with personal and intimate glimpses into the thinking and actions of experienced practitioners working with with substance abusing clients. The contributors to this casebook combined many decades of social work experience and teaching to create a one-of-a-kind tool for students to study and analyze how practitioners think about practice. The authors move beyond the belief that practice involves finding correct interventions to solve client problems, and instead invite students to review and challenge the work of others to help them understand what compromises important practice decision with real clients in real practice settings.
Table of Contents
1. A Multi-Systemic Approach to Practice (Jerry L. Johnson & George Grant, Jr.).
2. Oliver (Catherine Simmons).
3. Carrie (Kelly Ward).
4. Frank (Jerry L. Johnson).
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