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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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Bullying in Youth

Jonathan Singer and Karen Slovak.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 8303 words.

Bullying is the most common form of violence in schools and has been shown to disrupt the emotional and social development of both the targets and the perpetrators of bullying (Raskauskas &...

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Early Brain Development for Social Work Practice

Terri Combs-Orme.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Mental and Behavioural Health. 12601 words.

Development of the brain in the first 3 years of life is genetically programmed but occurs in response to environmental stimuli. The brain is organized “from the bottom up,” that is, from...

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Human Needs: Family

Ruth Paris and Ellen R. DeVoe.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Gender and Sexuality; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Social Work Practice Settings. 3747 words.

In this entry we address the primary purpose of family in supporting the growth and development of individual members throughout the life course. Life cycle and attachment theories inform...

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Human Sexuality

Laina Y. Bay-Cheng.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Gender and Sexuality; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Race and Ethnicity. 4215 words.

This entry defines sexuality and identifies dominant explanatory models. In doing so, the entry outlines the central debate regarding the relative contributions of biology and social...

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Intellectual Disabilities

Leah Igdalsky.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Care of the Elderly; Child and Adolescent Social Work; Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 6963 words.

Social workers working with individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families require an understanding of the disabilities themselves as well as the larger context of disability...

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Life Span: Childhood/School Age

Heather Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment. 4318 words.

School age children are negotiating numerous developmental tasks across distinct lines of development. Social workers recognize that this development is taking place within the context of...

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Oral History and Social Work

Arlene Bowers Andrews.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online December 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 7237 words.

This article reviews basic skills for conducting and using oral histories, summarizes ethical issues, presents examples relevant to social work, and suggests useful resources. For social...

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School Climate

Laura M. Hopson.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online November 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Social Work Practice Settings. 6832 words.

School climate has received increasing attention from researchers and policy makers during the past two decades, as research points to its impact on student behavior and academic...

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