Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) affect individuals and families across social work practice settings and systems of care — but they can be prevented. Learn more about FASD, strategies for preventing alcohol-exposed pregnancies (AEP), and models for FASD-informed care. CDC offers free, online learning modules for busy practitioners who serve women who may be at risk of AEP, or individuals living with an FASD. Continuing education credits available.
Social Work Journal
Proliferation in the use of the terminology around behavioral mental health suggests, on one hand, an emerging field of service that integrates psychiatric, substance abuse, and related services. On the other hand, this development also raises questions about the coherence of this approach. This review explores the history, definitional issues, current trends, and available data on the impact of this field.
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This publication uses Emile Durkheim’s theory of suicide to understand suicidal distress and to identify circumstances that create suicide potential in the elderly.
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