About the author: Professor Raider's scholarly work and clinical practice span two distinct disciplines: Social Work and Family Therapy. He is Associate Professor at Wayne State University, in the School of Social Work. Mary Beth Pauline-Morand holds the MSW degree and has served as research assistant to Dr. Raider.1998 0-7734-8306-3
The authors have woven together a very useful guide for social workers practicing in low-income urban settings. Case examples serve to concretize theories and the summary of treatment strategies effective with low-income urban African-American families is an excellent checklist of dos and don'ts.2002 0-7734-7347-5
The authors report detailed results of several research studies involving the SITCAP model, and offer compelling data attesting to its clinical efficacy. With the publication of this book, William Steele and Melvyn Raider have performed a valuable service both to young trauma victims and to the professionals who work with them.