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Evidence-Based Practice With Women

Evidence-Based Practice With Women
Toward Effective Social Work Practice With Low-Income Women

May 2012 | 256 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Social Work Practice with Women: An Evidence Based Approach is a key text for courses on Social Work Practice and Women in Social Work. Women constitute a large proportion of clients seeking treatment and often present with issues that are unique. This book focuses on the major mental health issues faced by women in social care and it will present empirically validated ways of assessing and treating clients. This is the first book to focus broadly on women in treatment and evidence based approaches in social work.

The book will focus on assessing and treating women with the following mental health issues:

1) generalized anxiety disorder

2) PTSD and Trauma (including sexual abuse)

3) Treating depression

4) substance abuse treatment

5) Eating disorders.

1. Introduction
2. Women, Trauma, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
3. Women and Depression
4. Women and Generalized Anxiety Disorder
5. Income and Substance Use Among Women
6. Borderline Personality Disorder and Women: Comorbidity With Mood, Anxiety, and Substance Use Disorders
7. Toward Effective Practice With Low-Income Women
About the Authors

Martha J. Markward

Dr. Markward earned her both MSW and PhD from the University of Illinois-Urbana. She is currently an associate professor in the University of Missouri’s School of Social Work in Columbia where she teaches policy focused on women, poverty, and mental health, children’s mental health, and evaluation of clinical practice. Although Dr. Markward’s research and scholarly publications focus on women, children and youth, her research on women is related to violence against women. She co-edited a book entitled Reassessing Social Work Practice with Children and has contributed chapters in six books. Dr. Markward is particularly interested in gender... More About Author

Bonnie L. Yegidis

Dr. Bonnie L. Yegidis currently serves as Director of the School of Social Work at the University of South Florida in Tampa and served as Dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Georgia. Dr. Yegidis is also an accomplished author, having co-written several text books and contributed to chapters in eight books, as well as having produced numerous conference papers, book reviews, and articles published in peer reviewed journals. Her areas of expertise include social work practice with families, practice with women, and international education for social work. Her book, Research Methods for Social Workers, is in its sixth... More About Author

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