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Understanding Mass Violence: A Social Work Perspective

Understanding Mass Violence: A Social Work Perspective
Author: Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner - Norma Kolko
ISBN 13: 9780205375233
ISBN 10: 205375235
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2003-09-25
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
List Price: $87.60

Understanding Mass Violence prepares social workers to intervene with people affected by human-caused violence, such as school shootings or terrorist acts.

The difficult challenges facing social work practitioners are discussed and suggestions for self-care are provided. Mass violence is also examined within the broader context of social policy and social justice.

The book is organized into 5 sections and includes 13 chapters, providing the content for a course on social work and mass violence or trauma.