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Abusers

Nancy Nason-Clark, Barbara Fisher-Townsend, Catherine Holtmann and Stephen McMullin.

in Religion and Intimate Partner Violence

December 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work. 21354 words.

Focusing on data collected from interviews and focus groups with men who have acted abusively, this chapter tells the story of men’s lives by reflecting on their childhood, trouble with the...

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Addressing domestic abuse through FGCs

Kate Parkinson and Michaela Rogers.

in Family Group Conferences in Social Work

June 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work. 6890 words.

This chapter focuses on the use of family group conferences (FGCs) in cases of domestic violence and abuse (DVA). In the case of DVA, there is a disconnection between the family, domestic...

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Addressing Systems of Power and Oppression

Tina P. Kruse.

in Making Change

January 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Organizations. 5073 words.

This chapter offers a primer of key concepts and applications in social justice work. It traces the practices of critical pedagogy, the processes of critical consciousness toward social...

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Addressing the Challenges of Children and Young People’s Participation

E. Kay M. Tisdall.

in International Perspectives and Empirical Findings on Child Participation

May 2015; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Social Policy and Advocacy. 9934 words.

As children and young people’s participation has gained hold in policy and practice rhetoric, its translation into reality has led to dilemmas and challenges in practice. These include...

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Adolescent Brain Development

Jessica M. Black.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Mental and Behavioural Health. 14226 words.

Although it was once widely held that development through toddlerhood was the only significant time of tremendous brain growth, findings from neuroscience have identified adolescence as a...

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Adolescent Populations: An Overview of Issues and Social Problems

Todd Michael Franke and Diane de Anda.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Social Work Practice Settings. 7641 words.

This entry begins with a presentation of demographic data from the U.S. Census 2010 on the adolescent population 12 to 19 years by age, gender, and ethnicity. A summary of the information...

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Adolescents: A Historical Overview of Developmental Theories

Diane de Anda.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work. 6214 words.

This article begins with an overview of biological development based upon empirical research. The main focus of the article is the presentation of the major theoretical frameworks that have...

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Adolescents in Public Housing

Von Nebbitt.

June 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work. 256 pages.

This book incorporates data from multiple public housing sites in large U.S. cities to shine much-needed light on the symptoms and behaviors of African American youth living in non-HOPE VI...

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Adolescents: Practice Interventions

David L. Hussey.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Social Work Practice Settings. 3897 words.

This chapter summarizes literature and research related to advances in direct practice work with adolescents. Social workers are on the forefront of developing and utilizing a variety of...

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Adolescents: Pregnancy

Kathleen A. Rounds and Traci L. Wike.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 4124 words.

Although rates of adolescent pregnancy have exhibited a downward trend since 1991, the United States continues to have a significantly higher rate than other industrialized nations....

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Adoption: Intercountry

Karen Smith Rotabi.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; International and Global Issues in Social Work. 7960 words.

The practice of intercountry adoption is considered from a historical framework, beginning with World War II to other conflicts and the global dynamics of child circulation for adoption....

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Adoption: Lesbian and Gay Adoptive Parents

Abbie E. Goldberg and April Moyer.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Gender and Sexuality. 9363 words.

Adoption by lesbian and gay parents is becomingly increasingly common. This entry presents an overview of the limited research that has focused on lesbian and gay adoptive parents....

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African Americans: Practice Interventions

Sharon E. Moore.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Social Work Practice Settings; Race and Ethnicity. 3463 words.

African Americans number about 35 million or 12% of the U.S. population. Their life expectancy is lower than that of White Americans, and despite the educational gains made since mid-1980s,...

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Alternative care practices in child welfare institutions

Xiaoyuan Shang and Karen R. Fisher.

in Young People Leaving State Care in China

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work. 9249 words.

This chapter presents the alternative care policies in the research cities — Beijing, Taiyuan, Datong, Urumqi, and Nanning. The institutions' policies and practices during the children's...

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Alternative Education

Cynthia Franklin, Linda Webb and Hannah Szlyk.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Social Work Practice Settings. 6224 words.

This article will cover the current best practices in designing and establishing alternative programs for at-risk students and suggest how social workers can assist in program development...

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Anxiety Disorders

Nikolaus Schuetz and Amy N. Mendenhall.

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health

May 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Mental and Behavioural Health. 12455 words.

Anxiety disorders have the highest prevalence of any group of mental disorders. This chapter primarily focuses on three of these anxiety disorders: generalized anxiety disorder, social...

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The Asset-Focus of Youth Social Entrepreneurship

Tina P. Kruse.

in Making Change

January 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Organizations. 3154 words.

This chapter explores the “asset-based” frameworks in both positive youth development and community. This chapter also orients the reader to the link between youth social entrepreneurship’s...

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Attachment Research, Developmental Implications, and Clinical Interventions with Children, Adults, and Couples

Shoshana Ringel.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online May 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment. 9261 words.

This review summarizes contributions to attachment theory and research by John Bowlby, Mary Ainsworth, Mary Main, and many other researchers. It addresses contributions from the Adult...

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Maria Scannapieco and Kirstin R. Painter.

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health

May 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Mental and Behavioural Health. 9604 words.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is marked by problems with functioning or development that are related to symptoms of a persistent pattern of inattention and/or...

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Autism and Suicide

Oren Shtayermman.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Mental and Behavioural Health. 8516 words.

This article reviews the changes in the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis in the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM)-5. It reviews the risk factors associated with suicide in the...

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