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Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben's concept for life that has been exposed to what he terms the structure of exception that constitutes contemporary biopower. The term originates in ...

Motivational Interviewing

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...K. , Jackson, A. , Wang, T. , De, A. K. , McCarty, F. , & Dudley, W. N. , et al. (2001). A motivational interviewing intervention to increase fruit and vegetable intake through Black churches: Results of the eat for life trial . American Journal of Public Health , 91, 1686–1693. Roberts, L. J. , Neal, D. J. , Kivlahan, D. R. , Baer, J. S. & Marlatt, G. A. (2000). Individual drinking changes following a brief intervention among college students: Clinical significance in an indicated preventive context . Journal of Consulting and Clinical...

Baccalaureate Social Workers

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...whether the program is located in an urban or rural area (Baer & Frederico, 1979 ; Cressy-Wells & Federico, 1998 ). All BSW curricula have components in the Strength Based Perspective, Generalist Model, and Problem Solving Method. The strengths perspective (which focuses on the clients' abilities, positive social networks, strengths, and resources instead of pathology, problems, and social and personal defects (Leashore, 1995 ) is based on the assumption that all people, regardless of their life circumstances, have the skills and abilities to play an...

Behavioral Theory

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...by modifying the consequences that follow them. Applied behavior analysis emerged as a distinct subfield within psychology during the 1960s, led by psychologists such as Donald Baer , Todd Risley , and Teodoro Ayllon , who sought to harness behavioral principles to assess, evaluate, and change behavior to benefit humans' adaptation and functioning in everyday life (for example, Baer, Wolff, & Risley, 1968 ). The linchpin of operant theory is that behavior is controlled or governed by its consequences (for example, behavioral or environmental events that...

Voluntarism

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... 2000 ), thus contributing to a false and rigid dichotomy between the state and civil society (that is, the “independent” sector). The tendency to overlook or underestimate the effects of economic forces on voluntarism has been cited as well, both in the economy at large (Curtis, Baer, & Graff, 2001 ; Ehrenberg, 1999 ) and in the influence of public fiscal incentives on economic and programmatic behaviors of nonprofits (Bielefeld & Scotch, 1998 ). Another argument advanced against the claims of civil society is the downside of social capital (Portes, 2000 ;...

Alcohol and Drug Problems

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...Printing Office. Lawental, E. , McLellan, A. T. , Grissom, G. R. , Brill, P. , & O'Brien, C. (1996). Coerced treatment for substance abuse problems detected through workplace urine surveillance: Is it effective? Journal of Substance Abuse , 8(1), 115–128. Marlatt, G. A. , Baer, J. S. , Donovan, D. M. , & Kivlahan, D. R. (1988). Addictive behaviors: Etiology and treatment . Annual Review of Psychology , 39, 223–252. Maisto, S. A. , Carey, M. P. , Carey, K. B. , Gordon, C. M. , & Gleason, J. R. (2000). Use of the AUDIT and the DAST-10 to...

Social Work Profession

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...vague constructs make goal setting and measurement complicated (Hopps & Lowe, in press). Others helped move the profession to broader views, leading to the use of the generic term “social work practice.” Several new perspectives were developed including the generalist perspective (Baer & Frederio, 1979 ), strength based (Saleeby, 2002 ), ethnic sensitive (Devore & Schlesginger, 1999 ; Schiele, 2000 ), policy practice (Jannson, 1990 ), and political advocacy (Haynes & Mickelson, 2003 ). National Organizations In an effort to enhance professionalization and...

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