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Neuroscience and Social Work Practice: The Missing Link

Neuroscience and Social Work Practice offers the latest insights from neuroscience linking them to behaviour and demonstrates the significant social work benefits from social neuroscience that will help in coping with the serious problems that clients can be experiencing.

Key Features

 Takes readers on a "tour of the brain" and makes dense scientific material more engaging

  • Provides a framework for how human service professionals can understand and implement neuroscience clinical data with the use of the Transactional Model
  • Uses case vignettes to explain how neuroscience findings have been applied to specific practice situations
  • Offers a deeper understanding of the links between neuroscience research and social work in such areas as trauma, attachment, psychotherapy, substance abuse, and the effects of psychotropic medications

Intended Audience
This cutting-edge text is indispensable for practitioners in the human services field and is an essential supplement for upper-level undergraduate or graduate students of courses in Human Behaviour in the Social Environment and Social Work Direct Practice as well as courses on Interpersonal Practice with Individuals, Children, and Families.

Neuroscience and Social Work Practice: The Missing Link

Author: Rosemary L Farmer

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