Advances in Mental Health Research: Implications for Practice

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Today, the health care reimbursement system is creating an urgent need to prove that social work mental health practice is based on scientific knowledge. This book will help social work professionals achieve that goal.

SPECIAL FEATURES:
Interprets research and trends in easy-to-understand language
Includes models, methods and research for short- and long-term therapy
Provides clinical vignettes to illustrate treatment approaches
Covers the wide range of conditions and issues faced in daily practice
Helps base clinical decisions on a sound foundation of scientific knowledge

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NASW Press, a division of National Association of Social Workers (NASW), is a leading scholarly press in the social sciences. We serve faculty, practitioners, agencies, libraries, clinicians, and researchers throughout the United States and abroad.

Known for attracting expert authors, the NASW Press delivers professional information to hundreds of thousands of readers through its scholarly journals, books, and reference works.

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-Social work with children and adolescents
-Ethics in social work
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Janet B. W. Williams, DSW, is a research scientist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and a professor of clinical psychiatric social work in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York. In 1994, Dr. Williams founded the Society for Social Work and Research and served for two years as its first president. She sits on the board of directors of the Institute for the Advancement of Social Work Research. She is well known for her work on DSM-III, DSM-III-R, and DSM-IV and has authored many rating instruments and interview guides and more than 200 scholarly publications.

Kathleen Ell, DSW, is professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. She has conducted extensive research on psychological distress, morbidity, and mortality resulting from life-threatening illness and on health care-seeking behavior. A hallmark of her research has been its focus on low-income and ethnically diverse populations. She has written more than 40 publications and is a consulting editor of Social Work.

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