Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis in Social Work Practice (3rd Edition) – eBook


  • Authors: Jacqueline Corcoran, Joseph Walsh
  • File Size: 3 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 592 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP); 3rd edition
  • Publication Date: July 20, 2016
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0190211016
  • ISBN-13: 9780190211011
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In Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis in Social Work Practice, 3rd edition, (PDF), seasoned practitioner-scholars Joseph Walsh and Jacqueline Corcoran provide an in-depth exploration of 14 major mental disorders that social workers commonly see in practice, including anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, and schizophrenia. They skillfully integrate several perspectives in order to help practitioners meet the challenges they will face in client assessment and present a risk and resilience framework that helps a lot of social workers understand environmental influences on the emergence of mental disorders and the strengths that the can clients already possess. The expert authors also catalog the latest evidence-based treatments and assessment instruments for each disorder so that social workers can intervene efficiently and effectively, using the best resources available. University students and practitioners alike will appreciate the wealth of case examples, treatment plans, evidence-based assessment instruments, and new social diversity sections that make this an essential guide to the assessment and diagnostic processes in social work practice.