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Evidence-Based Practice With Women

Evidence-Based Practice With Women
Toward Effective Social Work Practice With Low-Income Women

February 2011 | 256 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Social Work Practice with Women: An Evidence Based Approach is a key text for courses on Social Work Practice and Women in Social Work. Women constitute a large proportion of clients seeking treatment and often present with issues that are unique. This book focuses on the major mental health issues faced by women in social care and it will present empirically validated ways of assessing and treating clients. This is the first book to focus broadly on women in treatment and evidence based approaches in social work.

The book will focus on assessing and treating women with the following mental health issues:

1) generalized anxiety disorder

2) PTSD and Trauma (including sexual abuse)

3) Treating depression

4) substance abuse treatment

5) Eating disorders.

1. Introduction
2. Women, Trauma, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
3. Women and Depression
4. Women and Generalized Anxiety Disorder
5. Income and Substance Use Among Women
6. Borderline Personality Disorder and Women: Comorbidity With Mood, Anxiety, and Substance Use Disorders
7. Toward Effective Practice With Low-Income Women
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