Social work practice in the addictions

Michael George Vaughn, Brian E. Perron

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Abstract

Social workers represent the largest body of addiction and mental health service providers, and there is a consistent need for up-to-date information. Social Work Practice in the Addictions is a comprehensive evidence-based volume. Contributing authors of this volume have been carefully selected to ensure representation of the leading social work addiction researchers. Additionally, researchers from other allied fields, including psychiatry, psychology, and public health, will also be involved to ensure a strong interdisciplinary perspective. Unlike other texts on addiction, this book incorporates ideas of social justice, practice with diverse communities, and ethics to represent the entire knowledge base of social work.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages270
ISBN (Electronic)9781461453574
ISBN (Print)9781461453567
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Jan 1

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Vaughn, Michael George ; Perron, Brian E. / Social work practice in the addictions. Springer New York, 2013. 270 p.
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