By Susanne Bennett, Judith Kay Nelson
As John Bowlby’s reviews of human attachment revolutionized developmental psychology within the Sixties, grownup attachment innovations have equally reworked social paintings in recent times, resulting in a iteration of cutting edge attachment-based medical perform. grownup Attachment in scientific Social paintings highlights social work’s contributions to attachment idea and study and the opportunity of those contributions to augment medical perform, tell social coverage, and extra empirical investigations.
Designed for readers new to grownup attachment, in addition to these acquainted with it, this booklet examines the present country of the sphere, reviewing evaluation measures and examine equipment, summarizing new findings and ongoing controversies, and clarifying phrases towards a typical language. scientific functions in person, relations, and crew contexts are featured, with case examples from numerous populations and settings demonstrating the sensible application of the speculation and its program to cross-cultural therapy. Later chapters flow past discrete instances to attachment concerns that effect society as an entire (e.g., adoption, elder care) and coaching concerns that impact destiny generations of clinicians. one of the issues covered:
•Separation, loss, and grief in adults •The influence of neurobiology on impact legislation •Applications of attachment recommendations to interventions with at-risk households of childrens, teenagers, and elder adults •Clinical methods for hard-to-reach person consumers and adults in crew settings •The functionality of attachment in either familial caregiving •Policy implications of grownup attachment proper to relatives upkeep
Adult Attachment in medical Social Work is a necessary textual content, breaking new floor within the attachment literature with instant relevance for pros and students in medical social paintings and comparable psychological wellbeing and fitness professions.
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Adult Attachment in Clinical Social Work: Practice, Research, and Policy by Susanne Bennett, Judith Kay Nelson