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Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Clinical Social Work Practice
Ronen, Tammie and Arthur Freeman (Eds)
Springer Publishing Company / Hardcover / 2006-09-01 / 0826102158
Social Work / Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
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648 pages
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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
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.

Table of Contents:

Foreword by Aaron T. Beck

Part I. The Basic Foundation: (Social Work, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Evidence-Based Developmental Characteristics)
Clinical Social Work and Its Commonalities with Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Tammie Ronen
Cognitive Behavior Therapy Model and Techniques, Catherine MacLaren and Arthur Freeman
Research in Evidence-Based Social Work, Bruce A. Thyer and Laura L. Myers
Critical Thinking, Evidence-Based Practice, and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy: Choices Ahead, Eileen Gambrill
Developmental Factors for Consideration in Assessment and Treatment: A Review of the Aging Process In the Domains of Cognition and Emotion, Amy Carrigan

Part II. Methods of Intervention: Theory and Techniques
Cultural Diversity and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Jordana Muroff
Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Clinical Practice: Client Empowerment, Social Work Values, Susan Dowd Stone
The Use of Mindfulness Interventions in Cognitive Behavior Therapies, Cedar R. Koons

Part III. Focus on Children
Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Children and Adolescents, Tammie Ronen
The Use of Metaphorical Fables with Children: Application of Cognitive Behavior Therapy to Prevention Interventions, G. Bert Allain and Catherine M. Lemieux
Working with Abused Children and Adolescents, Rene Mason
Social Work Practice in the Schools, L. Stuart Barbera, Jr.
Problem Solving and Social Skills Training Groups for Children, Craig Winston LeCroy

Part IV. Focus on Couples and Families
Working with Couples, Donald K. Granvold
Family Intervention for Severe Mental Illness, Susan Gingerich and Kim T. Mueser
Mature Adults: Working with the Depressed Aging Patient, Marjorie R. Zahn and Bruce S. Zahn

Part V. Focus on Adult and Problem Areas
Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Anxiety Disorders, Joseph A. Himle
Depression and Suicidal Behavior: A Cognitive Behavior Therapy Approach for Social Workers, Lili Daoud and Raymond Chip Tafrate
Treatment of Suicidal Behavior, Arthur Freeman, Donna Martin, and Tammie Ronen
Comorbidity of Chronic Depression and Personality Disorders: Application of Schema Mode Therapy, Steven K. Bordelon
Working with Adult Survivors of Sexual and Physical Abuse, Beverly White
Substance Misuse: An Issue of Degree, Assessment and Empathy, Sharon Morgillo Freeman & Donald Osborn
Grief and Bereavement, Ruth Malkinson
Eating Disorders, Laura L. Myers
Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Medical Settings, Vaughn Roche

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


"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, Unviersity of Pennsylvania

Author Biographies

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.

Arthur Freeman (EdD, ABPP), is visiting professor in the Department of Psychology at Governors State University, University Park, IL, a clinical professor in ithe 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 is deilghted to be the publisher of Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Clinical Social Work Practice, co-edited with Tammie Ronen (2006), Cognition and Psychotherapy, now in its second edition, coedited with Michael J. Mahoney, Paul DeVito, and Donna Martin (2004) and, forthcoming in paperback, Borderline Personality Disorder: A Practitioner's Guide to Comparative Treatments, coedited with Mark Stone and Donna Martin (originally 2004, paperback early 2007).

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