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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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Early-Onset Schizophrenia

Theresa Early.

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. 6096 words.

Early-onset schizophrenia (EOS) is a serious psychotic disorder that affects children as young as 12 years of age. Although EOS is typically diagnosed in the specialty mental health sector,...

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Introduction

James C. Raines.

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. 22220 words.

Approximately 10–20% of students experience a mental health problem during their school-age years. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) assumes school-based mental health providers will...

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Specific Learning Disorder

James C. Raines.

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. 17358 words.

Students with specific learning disorder (SLD) account for 35% of all students receiving special education services. In the DSM-5, SLD combines four previous diagnoses into one. The...

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Adult Protective Services

Patricia Brownell and Joanne Marlatt Otto.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Care of the Elderly; Couple and Family Social Work; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Policy and Advocacy. 1368 words.

Adult Protective Services (APS) are empowered by states and local communities to respond to reports and cases of vulnerable adult abuse, neglect, and self-neglect. While incorporating...

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Violence

Sheara A. Williams.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Couple and Family Social Work; Criminal Justice; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Justice and Human Rights. 3651 words.

Violence is a serious social issue that affects millions of individuals, families, and communities every year. It transcends across racial, age, gender, and socioeconomic groups, and is...

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Adults: Group Care

Sheryl Zimmerman.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Care of the Elderly; Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Work Practice Settings. 2956 words.

This entry presents information about group settings that provide residential long-term care for older adults, focusing on nursing homes and residential care/assisted living communities. It...

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Disability: Psychiatric Disabilities

W. Patrick Sullivan.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Practical Ethics; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 4483 words.

The psychosocial catastrophe that accompanies serious mental illness negatively impacts individual performance and success in all key life domains. A person-in-environment perspective, and...

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Alcohol and Drug Problems: Prevention

Flavio F. Marsiglia, David Becerra and Jaime M. Booth.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Addictions and Substance Misuse; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Policy and Advocacy. 5571 words.

Prevention is a proactive science-based process that aims to strengthen existing protective factors and to diminish or eliminate other factors that put individuals, families, and...

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Collaborative Care

Ellen Fink-Samnick.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Health, Illness, and Medicine; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Work Practice Settings; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 8877 words.

The past two decades have witnessed a surge in the growth of initiatives and funding to weave physical and behavioral health care, particularly with identification of the high costs...

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Mental Health Research

Shaun M. Eack.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Addictions and Substance Misuse; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 11786 words.

Mental health research is the study of the causes and correlates of mental health and illness, approaches to improve mental well-being, and the delivery of effective mental health services...

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Deinstitutionalization

Steven P. Segal and Leah A. Jacobs.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Justice and Human Rights. 10560 words.

The deinstitutionalization policy sought to prevent unnecessary admission and retention in institutions for six populations: elderly people, children, people with mental illness or...

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Military Social Work

Kelli Godfrey and David Albright.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Addictions and Substance Misuse; Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Policy and Advocacy. 3941 words.

Although there are many definitions of military social work, this article primarily focuses on social work by uniformed personnel within the United States military. Social work with...

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Health Care: Practice Interventions

Lois F. Cowles.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Care of the Elderly; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 2756 words.

Social work in health care emerged with immigration and urbanization associated with industrialization, and the resultant shift from physician visits to the patient's home and workplace to...

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Care Transitions, Patient Health, and System Performance in the United States

June Simmons, Sandy Atkins, Janice Lynch Schuster and Melissa Jones.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Care of the Elderly; Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Mental and Behavioural Health. 6859 words.

Transitions in care occur when a patient moves from an institutional setting, such as a hospital or nursing home, to home or community, often with the hope or expectation of improving...

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