Short chapters that make up this comprehensive guide to social work practice, covering social worker roles, functions, and fields, on values, ethics, and licensing standards, theoretical foundations and treatment approaches, assessment, and working with specific populations.
Updated monthly. A collaboration between the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and Oxford University Press. Over 800 overview articles, on key topics ranging from international issues to ethical standards.
Diagnostic classification system that describes the essential features of the full range of mental disorders. The DSM web site includes fulltext for the DSM-5, its training manuals and associated publications, and the earlier editions of the DSM.
Also useful is: American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry (7th ed., Amer Psychiatric Publishing, 2019).
Annotated bibliographies (several authored by Penn SP2 faculty) on topics in social work. Topical clusters covered : Field of practice; Foundation knowledge; Methods/Perspectives; Population group; Principles/Ideologies; Social problems; Social sectors/Social processes; Social welfare policies and programs; Social work profession, with links to Penn Libraries holdings. Other relevant Oxford Bibliographies Online subject collections include : African American Studies, Childhood Studies, Criminology, Education, Latino Studies, Psychology, Public Health, Sociology, and Urban Studies.
Designed for clinical professionals dedicated to improving patient quality of life, this resource offers browsable categories including diseases and conditions, practices and skills, assessment tools, drugs, patient education, practice guidelines, statutes and regulations, current legislation, and continuing education
"Over 3,900 articles, commissioned by 71 Section Editors, and includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes. Provides authoritative, foundational, interdisciplinary knowledge across the wide range of behavioral and social sciences fields." -- resource intro
Through its four editions starting in 1984, Corsini has been the basic reference work for psychology. Brief articles with short bibliographies are most easily found by browsing the "Articles by Topics" hierarchy. Corsini includes some brief biographies for major figures in psychological research - a handy way to identify major publications or classic experiments.
Fulltext ebook collection with 300+ titles, with several useful reference series, including:
• ABCT Clinical Practice Series.
• Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments.
• Oxford Guides to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
• Programs That Work.
• Treatments That Work.
• Specialty Competencies in Professional Psychology.
The interface offers filtering for specialties, including clinical adult psychology and counseling psychology, for disorders and clinical problems.
"Chapters on long-term care services, particularly for older people and cover key issues and debates, based on research evidence, on social care work in a specific country. They look at perspectives of social care work from the macro level: the structural conditions for long-term care, including demographic challenges and the long-term care policy, the meso level: the level of provider organizations and intermediaries, and the micro level: views of care workers, care users, and unpaid informal carers."
"Comprising chapters from the foremost scholars in clinical psychology, this handbook provides even and authoritative coverage of the research, practice, and policy factors that combine to form today's clinical psychology landscape."
2 vols. "This book consists of three main sections. Part I provides a contextual background to understand the roots of CBT, its major theoretical and empirical findings, and current issues in the field. Part II focuses on strategies and techniques that are used across many specific approaches within the family of CBTs...Part III focuses on cognitive behavioral psychotherapy packages."
DSM-5 is used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders. The criteria are concise and explicit, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings- inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care.