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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community, Group, Group Work

Meryl Nadel.

in Not Just Play

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Organizations; Community Development. 5954 words.

“Community, Group, Group Work” continues to explore ideas undergirding social work in summer camps, examining how social science thinking about communities and groups informed both the...

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Domestic Violence in the LGBT Community

Betty Jo Barrett.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Couple and Family Social Work; Criminal Justice; Gender and Sexuality; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment. 16847 words.

Since the mid 1980s, a growing body of theoretical and empirical literature has examined the existence of intimate partner violence (IPV) in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)...

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Intergenerational Relations

Nancy P. Kropf.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Couple and Family Social Work. 7201 words.

With the increase in the numbers and life spans of older adults, intergenerational relations have become more common within families, communities, and social policy. Using these three...

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Child Abuse and Neglect

Susan J. Wells and Geoff Johnson.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work. 4487 words.

The true extent of child abuse and neglect is unknown but reports to state agencies indicate over 3 million reports concerning maltreatment of over 6 million children are made each year....

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Obsessive-Compulsive 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. 9744 words.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders can be debilitating to children and adolescents. Childhood onset of OCD occurs in about 1–3% of all children. When childhood OCD...

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Autism Spectrum Disorders

Michelle S. Ballan.

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. 15218 words.

This chapter examines the literature on children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders in school-based settings. Reasons for the increasing prevalence rates are explored along with...

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Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health

Edited by James C. Raines.

May 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Mental and Behavioural Health. 448 pages.

Schools have become the default mental health providers for children and adolescents, but they are often poorly equipped to meet the mental health needs of their students. The introduction...

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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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Maternal and Child Health

Valire Carr Copeland and Daniel Hyung Jik Lee.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Social Work Practice Settings. 4330 words.

Social reform efforts of the settlement-house movement have provided, in part, the foundation for today’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau’s policies, programs, and services. Planning,...

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Sexual Assault

Judy L. Postmus.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Couple and Family Social Work; Criminal Justice; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Gender and Sexuality; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment. 2715 words.

Sexual assault or rape affects millions of women and men in the United States; however, it is only in the last 30 years that it is being considered a social problem. During this period,...

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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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Food (In)Security

Maryah Stella Fram.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Couple and Family Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Work Practice Settings; Poverty. 8108 words.

This entry provides an overview of current knowledge and thinking about the nature, causes, and consequences of food insecurity as well as information about the major policies and programs...

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Aging: Practice Interventions

Lenard W. Kaye.

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; Social Work Practice Settings; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 2838 words.

Social workers address older adult issues at all levels of service planning, policy-making, and delivery and across a wide range of community and institutional settings. While various...

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Intimate Partner Violence

Bonnie E. Carlson.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Couple and Family Social Work; Criminal Justice; Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Justice and Human Rights. 3954 words.

Intimate partner violence—physical, emotional, or sexual abuse experienced in both heterosexual and same-sex relationships—has emerged as a significant and complex social problem warranting...

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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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Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse

Jill Theresa Messing.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Couple and Family Social Work; Criminal Justice; Gender and Sexuality; Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Justice and Human Rights. 7884 words.

Intimate partner violence—the continual and systematic exercise of power and control within an intimate relationship that often also includes physical and sexual violence—has emerged as a...

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