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HUMN 8110 Advanced Social Work Theory and Practice: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

Universal Required Course Readings


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Abrams, L. S., & Moio, J. A. (2009). Critical race theory and cultural competence dilemma in social work education. Journal of Social Work Education, 45(2), 245-261.

Altshuler, S. J. (1999). Constructing genograms with children in care: Implications for casework practice. Child Welfare, 78(6), 777-790.

Baptist, J., & Allen, K. (2008). A family's coming out process: Systemic change and multiple realities. Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal, 30(2), 92-110.

Barton, B. R., & Marshall, A. S. (1986). Pivotal partings: Forced termination with a sexually abused boy. Clinical Social Work Journal, 14(2), 139-149.

Beder, J. (2003). Picking up the pieces after the sudden death of a therapist: Issues for the client and the "inheriting therapist". Clinical Social Work Journal, 31(1), 25-36.

Bourassa, D. B. (2009). Compassion fatigue and the adult protective services social worker. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 52(3), 215-229.

Bryant, C. E., & Harder, J. (2008). Treating suicidality in African American adolescents with cognitive behavioral therapy. Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal, 25(1), 1-9.

Butler, J. F. (2008). The family diagram and genogram: Comparisons and contrasts. The American Journal of Family Therapy, 36(3), 169-180.

Carbone, D. J. (2010). Using cognitive therapies to treat unstable attachment patterns in adults with childhood histories of social rejection. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 19(1) 105-134.

Daniel, C. A. L. (2008). From liberal pluralism to critical multiculturalism: The need for a paradigm shift in multiculturalism education for social work practice in the United States. Journal of Progressive Human Service, 19(1), 19-38.

Edwards, A. (2006). Cognitive and cognitive-behavioral therapy with religiously-oriented clients: Two case studies. Social Work & Christianity, 33(1), 36-57.

Fahy, A. (2007). The unbearable fatigue of compassion: Notes from a substance abuse counselor who dreams of working at Starbuck's. Clinical Social Work Journal, 35(3), 199-205.

Faust, J. R. (2008). Clinical social worker as patient advocate in a community mental health center. Clinical Social Work Journal, 36(3), 293-300.

Fink-Samnick, E. (2007). Fostering a sense of professional resilience: Six simple strategies. New Social Worker, 14(3), 24-25.

Frandsen, B. (2010). Burnout or compassion fatigue? Long-term living: For the continuing care professional, 59(5), 50-52.

Frels, R. K., Leggett, E. S., & Larocca, P.S. (2009). Creativity and solution-focused counseling for a child with chronic illness. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 4(4), 308-319.

Furman, R., Collins, K., Garner, M. D., Montanaro, K. L., & Weber, G. (2009). Using social work theory for the facilitation of friendships. Smith College Studies in Social Work (Haworth), 79(1), 17-33.

Gelman, C. R., Fernandez, P., Hausman, N., Miller, S., & Weiner, M. (2007). Challenging endings: First year MSW interns' experiences with forced termination and discussion points for supervisory guidance.Clinical Social Work Journal, 35(2), 79-90.

Graham, J. R., Bradshaw, C., & Trew, J. L. (2009). Adapting social work in working with Muslim clients.Social Work Education, 28(5), 544-561.

Holosko, M.J. (2010). What types of designs are we using in social work research and evaluation? Research on Social Work Practice, 20(6), 665-673.

Holosko, M. J., Thyer, B. A., & Danner, J. E. H. (2009). Ethical guidelines for designing and conducting evaluations of social work practice. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work, 6(4), 348-360.

Kennedy, V. (2010). Genograms. MAI Review, 3, 1-12.

Kim, J. S. (2008). Examining the effectiveness of solution-focused brief therapy: A meta-analysis. Research on Social Work Practice, 18(2), 107-116.

Kistenmacher, B. R., & Weiss, R. L. (2008). Motivational interviewing as a mechanism for change in men who batter: A randomized controlled trial. Violence & Victims, 23(5), 558-570.

Knox, K. S., & Roberts, A. R. (2005). Crisis intervention and crisis team models in schools. Children & Schools, 27(2), 93-100.

Lawrence, S. A., Lawther, W., Jennison, V., & Hightower, P. (2011). An evaluation of the early truancy intervention (ETI) program. School Social Work Journal, 35(2), 57-71.

Lewis, I., & Bolzan, N. (2007). Social work with a twist: Interweaving practice knowledge, student experience, and academic theory. Australian Social Work, 60(2), 136-146.

Lichtenstein, B., Sturdevant, M. S., & Mujumdar, A. A. (2010). Psychosocial stressors of families affected by HIV/AIDS: Implications for social work practice. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 9(2), 130-152.

Littell, J., & Shlonsky, A. (2010).Toward evidence-informed policy and practice in child welfare. Research on Social Work Practice, 20(6), 723-725.

Morton, J. (2009). Crisis resolution: A service response to mental distress. Practice: Social work in Action, 21(3), 143-158.

Nylund, D. (2006). Critical multiculturalism, whiteness, and social work: Towards a more radical view of cultural competence. Journal of Progressive Human Services, 17(2), 27-34.

Patel, S. H., Lambie, G.W., & Muenzenmeyer Glover, M. (2008). Motivational counseling: Implications for counseling male juvenile sex offenders. Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling, 28(2), 86-100.

Patni, R. (2006). Race specific vs. culturally competent social workers. The debates and dilemmas around pursing essentialist or multicultural social work practice. Journal of Social Work Practice, 20(2), 163-174.

Price, S. K. (2007). Social work, siblings, and SIDS: Conceptual and case-based guidance for family system intervention. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care, 3(3), 81-101.

Rickert, D., & Rettig, K. D. (2006). Family support ecomaps: Visual portrayals of resources for children. Journal of Divorce & Remarriage, 46(1/2), 85-106.

Scheel, M. J., & Conoley, C. W. (1998). Circular questioning and neutrality: An investigation of the process relationship. Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal, 20(2), 221-235.

van Wormer, K. (2007). Principles of motivational interviewing geared to stages of change: A pedagogical challenge. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 27(1/2), 21-35.

Walsh, J., & Harrigan, M. (2003). The termination stage in Bowen's family systems theory. Clinical Social Work Journal, 31(4), 383-394.

Other Readings

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