You are looking at  141-160 of 863 articles

View:

Civic Engagement  

Amanda Moore McBride

Online publication date:
Jun 2013
Civic engagement is the backbone of the social work profession. Through our civic mission, we have long organized and empowered citizens in common pursuits to address social, economic, and ... More

Civil Liberties  

Theodore J. Stein

Online publication date:
Jun 2013
Civil liberties refer to certain freedoms granted to all citizens. They have been established as bills of rights in the constitutions of such countries as the United States, ... More

Civil Rights  

William L. Pollard

Civil rights are rooted in the English laws that tried to protect citizens from abuses by the state. As the United States matured as a democracy, so did its citizens. Since World War II, ... More

Civil Society  

Kristin M. Ferguson

Considerable definitional vagueness exists regarding civil society, in part due to the concept's long history and multiple underlying schools of thought. Issues of multiculturalism and ... More

Clark, Septima Poinsette  

Brenda K. J. Crawley

Online publication date:
Jul 2013
Subject:
Biographies

Septima Poinsetta Clark (1898–1987) is well-known for her citizenship schools, literacy training, voting and civil rights activism, and community, political, and social services.

Client Violence  

Christina E. Newhill

Client violence and workplace safety are relevant issues for all social workers across practice settings. This entry addresses why and how social workers may be targets for a client's ... More

Clinical Social Work  

Darlene Grant

Online publication date:
Jun 2013
The soldiers from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as large numbers of nonwounded soldiers, experience post-traumatic stress disorder. Further, the families, groups, and ... More

Cloward, Richard  

Alex Gitterman

Online publication date:
Jun 2013
Subject:
Biographies
Richard Cloward (1926–2005) was an internationally renowned scholar, social activist, and educator at Columbia University. His scholarship on contemporary issues in the US was informed by ... More

Codes of Ethics  

Elaine Congress

Online publication date:
Jun 2013
Social work values and ethics provide the foundation for social work practice around the world. Almost all countries where social work is a recognized profession have a Code of Ethics. ... More

Cognition and Social Cognitive Theory  

Paula S. Nurius

Online publication date:
Jun 2013
Social cognition refers to the ways in which people “make sense” of themselves, other people, and the world around them. Building on social psychological contributions, this entry ... More

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy  

Addie Weaver, Joseph Himle, Gail Steketee, and Jordana Muroff

Online publication date:
Aug 2014
This entry offers an overview of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Cognitive behavioral therapy is introduced and its development as a psychosocial therapeutic approach is described. ... More

Cognitive Therapy  

Joseph Walsh

Cognitive therapy is a perspective on social work intervention with individuals, families, and groups that focuses on conscious thought processes as the primary determinants of most ... More

Cohen, Wilbur  

Roland L. Guyotte

Online publication date:
Jun 2013
Subject:
Biographies
Wilbur Cohen (1913–1987) was secretary of the US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and chief architect of Medicare and Medicaid. He drafted the Social Security Act and, from the ... More

Collaborative Care  

Ellen Fink-Samnick

The past two decades have witnessed a surge in the growth of initiatives and funding to weave physical and behavioral health care, particularly with identification of the high costs ... More

Collaborative Practice  

Hal A. Lawson

Online publication date:
Jun 2013
Social workers are uniquely prepared to provide leadership for collaborative practice, especially when they employ intervention logic. Intervention-driven collaboration develops ... More

Common Factors in Psychotherapy  

James W. Drisko

This entry examines the common factors approach in social work and in related professions. The term “common factors” refers to a set of features that are shared across different specific ... More

Community: Overview  

Calvin L. Streeter

Online publication date:
Jun 2013
One of the hallmarks of social work is its recognition that people grow and mature in a social context. Communities are one of the many social systems that touch people's lives and shape ... More

Community: Practice Interventions  

Dorothy N. Gamble and Marie Weil

Online publication date:
Jun 2013
Major social changes resulting from globalization, the increase in multicultural societies, and growing concerns for human rights, especially for women and girls, will affect all community ... More

Community-Based Participatory Research  

Tracey Marie Barnett

Online publication date:
Jun 2013
Community-based participatory research (CBPR) embraces a partnership approach to research that equitably involves community members, organizational representatives, social workers, and ... More

Community Building  

Sharon E. Milligan

Online publication date:
Jun 2013
This article will cover the history, theory, and empirical and practical knowledge of community building. Social networks and social ties contribute to informal social control, while ... More

View: