Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Clinical Social Work Practice

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Clinical Social Work Practice

SKU# 9780826102157


  • Tammie Ronen PhD
  • Arthur Freeman EdD, ABPP
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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 

  • Publication Date November 07, 2006
  • Page Count 648
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826102157
  • EISBN 9780826104786

Table of Contents 

    Foreword by Aaron T. Beck
    Part I. The Basic Foundation: (Social Work, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Evidence-Based Developmental Characteristics)
  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