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Published: 01 March 2010

528 Pages | 52 exhibits

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195398861

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Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis in Social Work Practice

Second Edition

Jacqueline Corcoran and Joseph Walsh

  • Explores in depth the major mental disorders that social workers commonly see
  • Guides students in the use of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)
  • A risk and resilience biopsychosocial approach
  • Evidence-based assessment instruments and interventions
  • Critiques the DSM where it is inconsistent with social work values
  • Writen to help social workers systematically assess for environmental influences and client strengths

New to this Edition:

  • The latest evidence-based treatments and assessments
  • New social diversity sections in each chapter
  • Updated risk and resilience factors

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