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Abstract This content analysis of 40 interviews between caseworkers and clients suggests that caseworkers respond differentially to statements from clients about problem-solving. Greater responsiveness to reflective rather than instrumental problem-solving may reinforce its occurrence. This...
Abstract Immigrants and non-English-speaking people are becoming an increasingly large percentage of the population in this country. However, traditional methods of service delivery have been inadequate to deal with the unique needs of minorities. This study of a Social Security Administration...
Abstract In planning comprehensive human service programs, social workers will find the measure of adequacy of service proposed in this article to be useful. Data on provision of services and on needs assessment are basic elements of the measure. The authors discuss the problems encountered in...
Abstract This study evaluated the effectiveness of three methods, behavioral role-play, problem-solving, and social group work, that were used in a training program designed to increase the social skills of older adults. Although some differences emerged immediately after the program was...
Abstract An evaluation of a ease review system in New Jersey demonstrated that foster children whose cases were reviewed showed no difference from those whose cases were not reviewed. The variables examined were goals of workers, attainment of goals, number of moves, departure from foster care,...
Abstract The recent publication of the Cumulative Index covering the first ten years of Abstracts for Social Workers offers workers the opportunity to trace professional trends by examining the occurrence in the literature of articles related to these trends. This article assesses the Index's...
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