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Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Anita Lightburn and Phebe Sessions


This volume builds the bridge between books on community practice and on clinical practice, including 33 chapters written by social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists, for clinicians making the transition to community-based work. This is the first handbook to address this gap and provide guidance for today's community practitioners. Its overarching goal is to support the ongoing development of community-based mental health care, drawing on practical examples. This collection outlines the history and philosophy of community practice, and also illustrates the state of the art, with exampl ... More

Keywords: community-based clinical practice, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, clinicians, community practitioners, mental health care, school-based practice, mental health services, community practice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780195159226
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anita Lightburn, editor
Fordham University

Phebe Sessions, editor
Smith College

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I Introduction and Model of Practice

1 What Is Community-Based Clinical Practice?

Phebe Sessions, and Anita Lightburn

2 Community-Based Clinical Practice

Anita Lightburn, and Phebe Sessions

II Paradigm Shift and Essentials in Community Practice

10 The Road to Becoming an Antiracism Organization

Susan E. Donner, and Joshua Miller

12 Evaluating Community-Based Clinical Practice

Martha Morrison Dore, and Anita Lightburn

III The Leadership Journey in Community-Based Clinical Practice: Practice, Theory, and Policy

16 The Development of a Community-Based System of Care

Susan C. Ayers, and D. Russell Lyman

IV Practice Examples

A Early Intervention and Family Support

17 Family of Friends

Martha Morrison Dore, Nancy Feldman, and Amy Winnick Gelles

19 Children and HIV

Sandra Gossart-Walker, and Robert A. Murphy

B School-Based Practice

20 Partners for Success

Phebe Sessions, and Verba Fanolis

23 School-Based Psychoeducational Groups on Trauma Designed to Decrease Reenactment

Ann Marie Glodich, Jon G. Allen, Jim Fultz, George Thompson, Cindy Arnold-Whitney, Cheri Varvil, and Chris Moody

C Community-Based Mental Health Services for Children and Families

25 The Ecology of Intensive Community-Based Intervention

D. Russell Lyman, and Borja Alvarez de Toledo

29 The Neighborhood Place

Paula Armbruster, Laura Ewing, Virginia DeVarennes, Abigail Prestin, Lisa Lochner, Ursula Chock, and Saglar Bougdaeva

D Community Mental Health for Adults

30 Recovery Guides

Larry Davidson, Janis Tondora, Martha Staeheli, Maria O’Connell, Jennifer Frey, and Matthew J. Chinman

32 Gjakova

Ellen Pulleyblank-Coffey, James Griffith, and Jusuf Ulaj

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