Using Social Work Theory for the Facilitation of Friendships
Positive friendships are essential to human development and resilience. In spite of the importance of friendships, few social work models have been developed to help clients establish or maintain friendships. This article explores how clinical theories of social work, and their associated practice interventions, can guide social workers in helping their clients improve their friendship relationships.
Smith College Studies in Social Work
Furman, Rich; Collins, Kathryn; Garner, Michelle D.; Montanaro, Karen Lee; and Weber, Gwen, "Using Social Work Theory for the Facilitation of Friendships" (2009). Social Work & Criminal Justice Publications. 250.