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Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Clinical Social Work Practice / Edition 1

Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Clinical Social Work Practice / Edition 1

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Edited by a leading social work authority and a master CBT clinician, this first-of-its-kind handbook provides the foundations and training that social workers need to master cognitive behavior therapy.

From traditional techniques to new techniques such as mindfulness meditation and the use of DBT, the contributors ensure a thorough and up-to-date presentation of CBT. Covered are the most common disorders encountered when working with adults, children, families, and couples including:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depression
  • Personality disorder
  • Sexual and physical abuse
  • Substance misuse
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Eating disorders

Written by social workers for social workers, this new focus on the foundations and applications of cognitive behavior therapy will help individuals, families, and groups lead happier, fulfilled, and more productive lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826102157
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/01/2006
Series: Springer Series on Social Work
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 648
Sales rank: 484,390
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.39(d)

About the Author

Arthur Freeman (EdD, ABPP), is visiting professor in the Department of Psychology at Governors State University, University Park, IL, a clinical professor in the Department of Psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Director of Training at Sharidan Shores Care and Rehabilitation Center in Chicago. He is a Distinguished Founding Fellow at the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Freeman has published widely in CBT and has lectured internationally. His work has been translated into twelve languages. He holds diplomas in clinical, family, and behavioral psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology and is a Fellow of APA. Springer Publishing Company has published numerous of his books, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Nursing Practice, co-edited with Sharon Morgillo Freeman (2004), Cognition and Psychotherapy, now in its second edition, coedited with Michael J. Mahoney, Paul DeVito, and Donna Martin (2004) andBorderline Personality Disorder: A Practitioner's Guide to Comparative Treatments, coedited with Mark Stone and Donna Martin (2004, paperback 2007).

Tammie Ronen (PhD), is a social worker and an educational counselor. She is a professor and the head of the Bob Shapell School of Social Work at Tel Aviv University and the head of the research center for treating aggressive children and their parents. She is the past president of the Israeli Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies. She publishes widely in the area of CBT with children and lectures and trains groups internationally.

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Table of Contents

    Foreword by Aaron T. Beck


    Part I. The Basic Foundation: (Social Work, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Evidence-Based Developmental

  1. Clinical Social Work and Its Commonalities with Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Tammie Ronen

  2. Cognitive Behavior Therapy Model and Techniques, Catherine MacLaren and Arthur Freeman

  3. Research in Evidence-Based Social Work, Bruce A. Thyer and Laura L. Myers

  4. Critical Thinking, Evidence-Based Practice, and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy: Choices Ahead, Eileen Gambrill

  5. Developmental Factors for Consideration in Assessment and Treatment: A Review of the Aging Process In the Domains of Cognition and Emotion, Amy Carrigan

  6. Part II. Methods of Intervention: Theory and Techniques

  7. Cultural Diversity and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Jordana Muroff

  8. Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Clinical Practice: Client Empowerment, Social Work Values, Susan Dowd Stone

  9. The Use of Mindfulness Interventions in Cognitive Behavior Therapies, Cedar R. Koons

  10. Part III. Focus on Children

  11. Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Children and Adolescents, Tammie Ronen

  12. The Use of Metaphorical Fables with Children: Application of Cognitive Behavior Therapy to Prevention Interventions, G. Bert Allain and Catherine M. Lemieux

  13. Working with Abused Children and Adolescents, Rene Mason

  14. Social Work Practice in the Schools, L. Stuart Barbera, Jr.

  15. Problem Solving and Social Skills Training Groups for Children, Craig Winston LeCroy

  16. Part IV. Focus on Couples and Families
  17. Working with Couples, Donald K. Granvold

  18. Family Intervention for Severe Mental Illness, Susan Gingerich and Kim T. Mueser

  19. Mature Adults: Working with the Depressed Aging Patient, Marjorie R. Zahn and Bruce S. Zahn

  20. Part V. Focus on Adult and Problem Areas
  21. Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Anxiety Disorders, Joseph A. Himle
  22. Depression and Suicidal Behavior: A Cognitive Behavior Therapy Approach for Social Workers, Lili Daoud and Raymond Chip Tafrate

  23. Treatment of Suicidal Behavior, Arthur Freeman, Donna Martin, and Tammie Ronen

  24. Comorbidity of Chronic Depression and Personality Disorders: Application of Schema Mode Therapy, Steven K. Bordelon

  25. Working with Adult Survivors of Sexual and Physical Abuse, Beverly White

  26. Substance Misuse: An Issue of Degree, Assessment and Empathy, Sharon Morgillo Freeman & Donald Osborn

  27. Grief and Bereavement, Ruth Malkinson

  28. Eating Disorders, Laura L. Myers

  29. Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Medical Settings, Vaughn Roche

  30. Part VI. Directions for the Future
  31. Synthesis and Prospects for the Future, Arthur Freeman and Tammie Ronen


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"Few volumes on CT are as comprehensive as the volume that [Ronen and Freeman] have edited. It is the first volume of its kind for this important professional discipline and group. With this publication, CT has moved yet another step forward."

--From the foreword by Aaron T. Beck (MD), University Professor, University of Pennsylvania

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