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- DescriptionThe Missing Link: Contributions of the Neurosciences to Social Work Practice is a supplementary textbook that provides critical missing kwledge about neuroscience and biology that social workers (and other n-medical psychosocial practitioners) need to provide effective services to the individuals, families, groups, and communities that they encounter professionally. It reviews the up-to-date findings from selected areas of neuroscience and present these in a way that persons without a medical background can understand. It shows how and why this new kwledge is needed, and to provide specific examples of how it can be utilized in social work practice.
- Author BiographyRosemary Farmer is associate professor of social work at Virginia Commonwealth University from which she also earned her Ph.D. Her dissertation is entitled: Selected Effects of Underlying Neuropsychiatric Impairment on Adaptation of Persons with Schizophrenia to a Chronic Mental Illness. Within the Human Behavior in the Social Environment (HBSE) track, she teaches courses on HBSE; psychopharmacology; clinical experience; mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders, and family therapy. A prolific author, she has published numerous journal articles on psychopharmacology and neuroscience as they relate to clinical social work practice.
- Author(s)Rosemary L. Farmer
- PublisherSAGE Publications Inc
- Date of Publication11/02/2009
- SubjectSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationThousand Oaks
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSAGE Publications Inc
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight435 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine13 mm
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