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Baby Boomers of Color
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presented by Melvin Delgado, fl. 2004 (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2014), 292 page(s)
Because researchers often treat baby boomers of color as belonging to one group, quality data on the individual status of specific racial populations is lacking, leading to insufficiently designed programs, policies, and services. The absence of data is a testament to the invisibility of baby boomers of color in s...
presented by Melvin Delgado, fl. 2004 (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2014), 292 page(s)
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Delivering Home-Based Services
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edited by Elizabeth M. Tracy, fl. 2009 and Susan F. Allen, fl. 2004 (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2009), 344 page(s)
Service providers are increasingly called upon to serve clients at home, a setting even a seasoned professional can find difficult to negotiate. From monitoring the health of older populations to managing paroled offenders, preventing child abuse, and reunifying families, home-based services require models that en...
edited by Elizabeth M. Tracy, fl. 2009 and Susan F. Allen, fl. 2004 (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2009), 344 page(s)
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Older Women
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presented by An-Pyng Sun, fl. 1997; in Helping Substance-Abusing Women of Vulnerable Populations (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2009, originally published 2009)
Current research suggests that biology, psychology, culture, and social standing all contribute to alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems in women, yet few books show how to account for these factors during evaluation and treatment. Especially in terms of vulnerable populations, acknowledging these influences prove...
presented by An-Pyng Sun, fl. 1997; in Helping Substance-Abusing Women of Vulnerable Populations (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2009, originally published 2009)
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The Extent of the National Obesity Crisis
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presented by Melvin Delgado, fl. 2004; in Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2013)
A number of economic, cultural, and contextual factors are driving urban America's obesity crisis, which can create chronic health conditions for those least able to manage them. Considering urban obesity through a social justice lens, this book is the first to help social workers and others develop targeted inter...
presented by Melvin Delgado, fl. 2004; in Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2013)
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8 | Social-Behavioral Research in Aging and the Social Work Research Agenda
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presented by Barbara Berkman, fl. 2009; in Social Work Practice Research for the Twenty-first Century (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2010, originally published 2010)
Social work professionals must demonstrate their effectiveness to legislators and governments, not to mention clients and incoming practitioners. A thorough evaluation of the activities, ethics, and outcomes of social work practice is critical to maintaining investment and interest in the profession and improving...
presented by Barbara Berkman, fl. 2009; in Social Work Practice Research for the Twenty-first Century (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2010, originally published 2010)
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