Family Health: A Holistic Approach to Social Work Practice


The profession of social work has, since its inception, stressed the importance of the family system in practice and policy development. Even though the family has always been central to effective social work practice, the framing of the family system from a holistic health perspective is new to the field. This collection develops a family health perspective that will facilitate effective social work practice and policy development.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • John T. Pardeck
  • James G. Daley
  • Catherine L. Hawkins
  • Mary Ann Jennings
  • Gregory J. Skibinski
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1999


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