Gang involvement has become a serious issue in schools and communities. This brochure provides social workers with information on the types and demographics of gangs to help them collaborate with teachers, principals, parents, and guardians.
Bullying is not a normal part of childhood or youth development. This publication suggests prevention and intervention strategies focused not only on the child or youth, but on environmental and relational factors as well.
School social workers are the link between home, school, and community. This brochure explains the role of social workers as members of the educational team and highlights the training, regulations, credentials, and standards that define the specialty.
This resource is for social workers, counselors, and mental health professionals in education. It encompasses the direct practice part of the school social worker's job and the administrative and policy-driven aspects, such as child abuse reporting, disciplinary interventions, training, and interacting with teachers and parents.
Edith M. Freeman, Cynthia G. Franklin, Rowena Fong, Gary L. Shaffer, and Elizabeth M. Timberlake, Editors
This book covers new multi-system interventions that work on all levels, from school to family to community agencies to the policy level.
Children & Schools journal publishes professional materials relevant to social work services for children. The journal publishes articles on innovations in practice, interdisciplinary efforts, research, program evaluation, policy, and planning.
Social Work, the premier journal of the profession, is free for NASW members.
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