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Allen-Meares, Paula 1948-

Overview
Works: 36 works in 161 publications in 3 languages and 6,188 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Cross-cultural studies  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Redactor, Other
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Most widely held works about Paula Allen-Meares
 
Most widely held works by Paula Allen-Meares
The school services sourcebook : a guide for school-based professionals by Cynthia Franklin( )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A compendium of information for school-based social workers, psychologists, counselors, and educators. Chapters include step-by-step, evidence-based interventions for a variety of psychosocial and physical problems, as well as guidance for working with school organizations and communities"--Provided by publisher
Social work services in schools by Paula Allen-Meares( Book )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers a conceptual framework for understanding social work services in educational settings, coverage of educational policy and social work practice, and current topics such as pupil rights and dealing with violence. This book also covers broad issues in education and the development of social work services in schools, including educational policy as it affects school social work practice, and how to plan, implement, and evaluate social work services in schools. In addition it includes information on recent legislation and litigation, servicing disabled pupils, dealing with violence in the schools, and gay and lesbian youth; material on the effects of welfare reform on children and their families; material on diversity and its effects on social work practice in schools; and topics such as school-linked services and the need to change systems within the school
The handbook of social work direct practice( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers all major topics relevant to clinical social work. Discusses social work practice, multicultural and diversity issues, and research, as well as assessment and measurement
Adolescent sexuality : new challenges for social work by Constance Hoenk Shapiro( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2018 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social work with children and adolescents by Paula Allen-Meares( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in Chinese and English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social Work with Children and Adolescents is an invaluable, practice-oriented text that offers broad coverage - from a distinct ecological perspective - of at-risk children and adolescents. Incorporating research, theoretical concepts, and case illustrations, it employs a transactional framework to address the implications of family, culture, poverty, and other environmental factors on child and adolescent behavior. The text is suitable for undergraduate and graduate courses on child mental health as well as social work practice with children and/or adolescents
Cross-cultural research by Jorge Delva( Book )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This pocket guide offers researchers a framework for conducting research in a culturally sensitive manner with individuals families, and communities in diverse settings. This framework focuses on a process, rather than a typology of behaviours attitudes, values, and beliefs
The school practitioner's concise companion to preventing violence and conflict( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The School Practitioner's Concise Companions give busy social workers, psychologists, and counselors a quick guide to accessible, proven solutions to their students' most common problems. Built around the expert advice from the acclaimed School Services Sourcebook, each volume is a rapid reference to a key school issue." "Here readers will find an overview of violence and interpersonal conflict in schools. This Concise Companion covers the types of violence that threaten school and student safety - from bullying to sexual assault to gang activity - and presents innovative, effective strategies to assess risk, teach conflict resolution skills, and create a violence-free culture."--Jacket
The school practitioner's concise companion to preventing dropout and attendance problems( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The School Practitioner's Concise Companions give busy social workers, psychologists, and counselors a quick guide to accessible, proven solutions for their students most common problems. Built around the expert advice from the acclaimed School Services Sourcebook, each volume is a rapid reference to a key school issue." "Here, readers will find an overview of the factors that put students at risk for missing school and dropping out. This Concise Companion presents innovative, effective strategies to improve school attendance and engage underserved student populations such as those who are pregnant or in foster care." "Each chapter is filled with charts, checklists, and cases and is conveniently organized around What We Know, What We Can Do, Tools and Practice Examples, and Key Points to Remember. A portable catalog of best practices, it brings evidence-based practice within easy reach of school professionals."--Jacket
The school practitioner's concise companion to health and well-being( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The School Practitioner's Concise Companion gives busy social workers, psychologists, and counselors a quick guide to accessible, proven solutions for their students' most common problems. Built around the expert advice from the acclaimed School Services Sourcebook , each volume is a rapid reference to a key school issue." "Here, readers will find an overview of adolescent health issues and step-by-step prevention and intervention guidance. This Concise Companion covers major health issues that affect students' well-being-from substance abuse to STDs to obesity-and presents innovative, effective strategies to improve student health by addressing risky behaviors." "Each chapter is filled with charts, checklists, and cases and is conveniently organized around What We Know, What We Can Do, Tools and Practice Examples, and Key Points to Remember. A portable catalog of best practices, it brings evidence-based practice within easy reach of school professionals."--BOOK JACKET
The school practitioner's concise companion to mental health( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The School Practitioner's Concise Companions give busy social workers, psychologists, and counselors a quick guide to accessible, proven solutions to their students' most common problems. Built around the expert advice from the acclaimed School Services Sourcebook, each volume is a rapid reference to a key school issue." "Here readers will find an overview of adolescent mental health disorders and step-by-step guidelines for intervening effectively. This Concise Companion covers ten major mental health Issues - from depression to ADHD to autism - as well as strategies for working with co-occurring disorders and managing psychopharmacological treatments." "Each chapter is filled with charts, checklists, and cases, and is conveniently organized around what we know, what we can do, tools and practice examples, and key points to remember. A portable catalog of best practices, it brings evidence-based practice within easy reach of school professionals."--BOOK JACKET
A twenty-first century approach to community change : partnering to improve life outcomes for youth and families in under-served neighborhoods( )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban renewal has been the dominant approach to revitalizing industrialized communities that fall into decline. A national, community-based organization, the Skillman Foundation sought to engage in a joint effort with the University of Michigan's School of Social Work to bring six neighbourhoods in one such declining urban center, Detroit, back to positions of strength and national leadership. This volume introduces readers to the basis for the Foundation's solicitation of social work expertise and the social context within which the work of technical assistance began. Building on research, the authors introduce the theory and practice knowledge of earlier scholars, including the conduct of needs assessments at multiple levels, engagement of community members in identifying problem-solving strategies, assistance in developing community goals, and implementation of social work field instruction opportunities
Intervention with children and adolescents : an interdisciplinary perspective by Mark W Fraser( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adolescent sexualities : overviews and principles of intervention by Paula Allen-Meares( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adolescent sexuality / Milton Diamond, Grace H. Diamond -- Enhancing adolescent's sexual development and feeling of self worth / LeRoy G. Schultz -- Factors associated with sexual activity in early adolescence / Ethel H. Hall -- Homosexuality in adolescence / Wendell Ricketts -- Therapeutic responses to adolescent psychiatric patients' sexual expression / Sharma L. Striar, Phyllis G. Ensor -- A transitional framework for working with adolescents and their sexualities / Paula Allen-Meares, David A. Shore -- Psychosocial correlates of sexual attitudes and behaviors in urban early adolescent females / Jewelle Taylor Gibbs -- Rooted in research : effective adolescent pregnancy prevention programs / Jane Quinn
Conducting research : a handbook for school social workers( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book provides social workers employed in educational settings with knowledge about various aspects of research and the value of integrating research into their daily practice to achieve a high level of performance while demonstrating accountability."
School social work by Paula Allen-Meares( )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A current analysis of school social work tasks and its implication for differential staffing patterns by Paula Allen-Meares( )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gakkō ni okeru sōsharu wāku sābisu( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The school services sourcebook : a guide for social workers, counselors, and mental health professionals( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The social assessment of the educationally handicapped student : a position paper by Practice Advancement Council on Social Work Services in Schools( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intervention with children and adolescents : an interdisciplinary perspective( Recording )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a risk-and-resilience orientation, this text offers a diverse interdisciplinary perspective and practice guidelines for designing and implementing interventions across a wide range of social and health problems in childhood and adolescence for practitioners, students, and parents. Leading scholars from a variety of academic, political, and professional disciplines critically review literature in physical abuse, drugs, pregnancy, gangs, mental disorders, and other areas of child and adolescent practice to advocate change in child outcomes.-Back cover
 
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The handbook of social work direct practice
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Social work services in schoolsThe handbook of social work direct practiceAdolescent sexuality : new challenges for social workSocial work with children and adolescentsCross-cultural researchThe school practitioner's concise companion to preventing violence and conflictThe school practitioner's concise companion to preventing dropout and attendance problemsThe school practitioner's concise companion to health and well-being
Alternative Names
Meares, Paula Allen-

Meares, Paula Allen- 1948-

알렌 미어즈, 폴

알렌 미어즈, 폴라

アレン ミア-ズ, ポ-ラ

アレン・ミアーズ, ポーラ

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