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Tools for the social work profession
Important new publications byWurzweiler School of Social Work faculty
Navigating Human Service Organizations:Essential Informa- tion for Thriving and Surviving in Agencies
,Chicago,IL:Lyceum Books,Inc.,2003This handbook gives social workstudents and new practitioners crucialinformation about the dynamics ofhuman service agencies,while suggest-ing methods for intervening within theorganization itself to bring aboutchange.Margaret Gibelman is professorand director of the doctoral program,Wurzweiler School of Social Work,Yeshiva University,New York.She has 14years of experience as a social workerand agency manager,and was executivedirector of the National Association ofSchool Psychologists and associateexecutive director of the Council onSocial Work Education.
Rachel Miller & Susan E.Mason
Diagnosis Schizophrenia:A Compre- hensive Resource
,New York,NY:Columbia University Press,2002This book includes 35 first-personaccounts,as well as chapters by profes-sionals on a wide range of issues,includ-ing the latest research,social services,hospitalization,and rehabilitation.Thepatients profiled contributed to thebook themselves.Rachel Miller is a socialworker for the research department ofHillside Hospital’s Continuous Care Teamfor first-episode schizophrenia patients.Susan E.Mason is associate professor atWurzweiler School of Social Work,Yeshiva University,New York,and was asocial work supervisor working withschizophrenic patients at HillsideHospital.
Social Work and the Courts:A Casebook
,New York,NY:Brunner-Routledge,2003This is a compendium of the mostrecent and important legal cases insocial work and social welfare.Its dissec-tion and analysis of crucial cases makesit an excellent tool for teaching socialworkers to understand how courts viewand deal with the performance,action,and conduct of social workers and theiragencies.The author,an attorney,isassociate professor,Wurzweiler Schoolof Social Work,Yeshiva University,NewYork,and senior fellow,Center forAdoption Research,University ofMassachusetts Medical School.
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