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Consultation Theory and Practice: A Handbook for School Social Workers

Christine Anlauf Sabatino


School social work practice research finds that consultation is among the most frequently performed practice tasks. Yet these studies never define the term or classify types of consultation. In addition, there little professional social work literature on consultation and even less on school social work consultation. This book adapts the consultation theory and practice framework put forward by June Gallessich (1982) that defines consultation in specific terms and proposes that there are six models of consultation: Organizational consultation, program consultation, education and training consu ... More

Keywords: School social work consultation, consultation theory and practice, organizational consultation, program consultation, education and training consultation, mental health consultation, behavioral consultation, clinical consultation

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Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199934621
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934621.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christine Anlauf Sabatino, author
National Catholic School of Social Service, The Catholic University of America

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Part One History and Overview of School Social Work Consultation

Part Two Consultation Models Applicable to School Social Work Practice

3 Organizational Consultation

Wendy Whiting Blome

7 Behavioral Consultation

Barbara Peo Early

8 Clinical Consultation

Lynn Milgram Mayer

Part Three Common Challenges and Unique Issues in School Social Work Consultation

10 Consultation and Ethics

Lynn Milgram Mayer