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

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SOCW 8110 Course Readings

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Allen, V. D., & Solomon, P. (2016). EVIP—Edutainment violence intervention/prevention model. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 26(3/4), 325–335. doi:10.1080/10911359.2015.1129251

Altman, J. C. (2008). Engaging families in child welfare services: Worker versus client perspectives. Child Welfare, 87(3), 41–61. 

Chenoweth, L. (2016). The road behind and the journey ahead: Travels in epistemology. Qualitative Social Work, 15(5/6), 736–747. doi:10.1177/1473325016652685

Cho, H., Hong, J. S., & Logan, T. K. (2012). An ecological understanding of the risk factors associated with stalking behavior: Implications for social work practice. Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work, 27(4), 381–390. doi:10.1177/0886109912464474

Dean, R. G. (1989). Ways of knowing in clinical practice. Clinical Social Work Journal, 17(2), 116–127. doi:10.1007/BF00756139

Erren, T. C., & Bourne, P. E. (2007). Ten simple rules for a good poster presentation. PLoS Computational Biology, 3(5), e102. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.0030102

Gelo, O., Braakmann, D., & Benetka, G. (2008). Quantitative and qualitative research: Beyond the debate. Integrative Psychological & Behavioral Science, 42(3), 266–290. doi:10.1007/s12124-008-9078-3

Grant, C., & Osanloo, A. (2014). Understanding, Selecting, and Integrating a Theoretical Framework in Dissertation Research: Creating the Blueprint for Your “House.” Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 4(2), 12–26

Hargrow, A. M. (2001). Racial identity development: The case of Mr. X, an African American. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 23(3), 222–237. 

Hartman, A. (1990). Many ways of knowing. Social Work, 35(1), 3–4. 

Hodge, D. R., & Derezotes, D. S. (2008). Postmodernism and spirituality: Some pedagogical implications for teaching content on spirituality. Journal of Social Work Education, 44(1), 103–123. doi:10.5175/JSWE.2008.200500598

Hothersall, S. J. (2016). Epistemology and social work: Integrating theory, research and practice through philosophical pragmatism. Social Work & Social Sciences Review, 18(3), 1–35. doi:10.1921/swssr.v18i3.954

Huang, Y. T., & Fang, L. (2016). Understanding depression from different paradigms: Toward an eclectic social work approach. British Journal of Social Work, 46(3), 756–772. doi:10.1093/bjsw/bcv135

Hur, M. H. (2006). Empowerment in terms of theoretical perspectives: Exploring a typology of the process and components across disciplines. Journal of Community Psychology, 34(5), 523–540. doi:10.1002/jcop.20113

Kohli, H. K., Huber, R., & Faul, A. C. (2010). Historical and theoretical development of culturally competent social work practice. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 30(3), 252–271. doi:10.1080/08841233.2010.499091

Kotcherlakota, S., Zimmerman, L., & Berger, A. M. (2013). Developing scholarly thinking using mind maps in graduate nursing education. Nurse Educator, 38(6), 252–255. doi:10.1097/01.NNE.0000435264.15495.51

Lietz, C. A. (2009). Critical theory as a framework for child welfare decision-making: Some possibilities. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 3(2), 190–206. doi:10.1080/15548730902855062

Molloy, J. K. (2007). Photovoice as a tool for social justice workers. Journal of Progressive Human Services, 18(2), 39–55. doi:10.1300/J059v18n02_04

Paat, Y-F. (2013). Working with immigrant children and their families: An application of Bronfenbrenner's ecological systems theory. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 23(8), 954–966. doi:10.1080/10911359.2013.800007

Ponterotto, J. G. (2005). Qualitative research in counseling psychology: A primer on research paradigms and philosophy of science. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 52(2), 126–136. doi:10.1037/0022-0167.52.2.126

Qin, D. B., Saltarelli, A., Rana, M., Bates, L., Lee, J. A., & Johnson, D. J. (2015). “My culture helps me make good decisions”: Cultural adaptation of Sudanese refugee emerging adults. Journal of Adolescent Research, 30(2), 213–243. doi:10.1177/0743558414547097

Salas , L. M., Sen, S., & Segal, E. A. (2010). Critical theory: Pathway from dichotomous to integrated social work practice. Families in Society, 91(1), 91–96. doi:10.1606/1044-3894.3961

Samson, P. L. (2015). Practice wisdom: The art and science of social work. Journal of Social Work Practice, 29(5), 119–131. doi:10.1080/02650533.2014.922058

Warburton, J., McLaughlin, D., & Pinsker, D. (2006). Generative acts: Family and community involvement of older Australians. The International Journal of Aging & Human Development, 63(2), 115–137. doi:10.2190/9TE3-T1G1-333V-3DT8

Wheeler, E. A., Ampadu, L. M., & Wangari, E. (2002). Lifespan development revisited: African-centered spirituality throughout the life cycle. Journal of Adult Development, 9(1), 71–78. doi:10.1023/A:1013881302284

Yilmaz, K. (2013). Comparison of quantitative and qualitative research traditions: Epistemological, theoretical, and methodological differences. European Journal of Education, 48(2), 311–325. doi:10.1111/ejed.12014

Other Readings

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