Franklin, C., Gerlach, B. & Chanmugam, A. C (2012). School social work. In C. Dulmus & K.M. Sowers, Fields of Social Work Practice: A Foundation of Social Work. NJ: Wiley Press.
Dr. Beth Gerlach joins co-authors Cynthia Franklin and Amy Chanmugam to define the practice of school social work in an article included in the Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare. The article provides an overview of the profession of school social work, highlights its growth as a unique profession, and discusses adaptations that school social workers have made to meet changing demands when serving the complex needs of children in schools.
Edited by two well-known experts in the field—Karen M. Sowers and Catherine N. Dulmus—the Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare presents a thorough and up-to-date review of this rapidly evolving and growing field.
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Franklin, C., Gerlach, B. & Chanmugam, A. C. (2012). School social work. In C. Dulmus & K.M. Sowers, Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare. NJ: Wiley Press.