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New Approaches to Family Practice
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New Approaches to Family Practice
Confronting Economic Stress



December 1996 | 279 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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 change.

 
Introduction
 
Introduction
Social Work Knowledge Building

 
 
Family Systems in Context
The Multilevel Social Systems Model

 
 
Family Systems in Context
Applications and Tools for Practice

 
 
Families and Work
Theory and Research

 
 
Families and Work
Applications and Tools for Practice

 
 
Families and Unemployment
Theory and Research

 
 
Families and Unemployment
Applications and Tools for Practice

 
 
Families and Poverty
Theory and Research

 
 
Families and Poverty
Applications and Tools for Practice

 
 
Epilogue and Conclusions

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