Clinical Sociology: Moving from Theory to Practice (Clinical Sociology: Research and Practice) (Paperback)
Part I: Introduction to Clinical Sociology.- Chapter 1. Introduction: Setting the Stage for Clinical Sociology.- Part II: The Fundamentals of Clinical Sociology.- Chapter 2. Defining 'Clinical Sociology'.- Chapter 3. Interdisciplinary Collaboration.- Part III: The Contributions of Clinical Sociology.- Chapter 4. Beyond Research: From Respondents to Clients.- Chapter 5. Case Management.- Chapter 6. Attracting the Clinically-Inclined.- Chapter 7. Where Do We Go From Here? Conclusion.- Index.
About the Author
Abdul Halim, Wan is one of the pioneers and a champion of Clinical Sociology in Malaysia. Academically, he was trained at Monash University, Australia for his bachelor degree and at University of Bristol, England for his MSc and PhD in Sociology. He has developed various community-based and empowerment programmes at institutional, state and national levels such as Social Problem Management System (PINTAS), national family development program: a Social Relations Management System (SRMS), women service centre and single mother support group, peer-based rehabilitation program for drug addicts and hospice program for individuals with AIDS, to name a few. Wan Halim is also known for his contribution towards community mediation in Malaysia through his training of community leaders using sociological lens and tools to manage communal conflict. His email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Puspa Melati, Wan is a senior lecturer at Taylor's University, Malaysia. She holds a PhD in Sociology and Anthropology from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). She completed her MSc in Sociology from University of Oxford, UK (Oxford) and her BA in Sociology and Psychology from University of San Francisco, US (USF). Identifies herself as a Clinical Sociologist and passionate about the community, Wan Puspa Melati has worked with both local and international NGOs as well as managed grassroots empowerment programmes for various target groups such as single mothers, children of low income households, abused women and children, juvenile delinquents, transgendered individuals, senior citizens as well as Deaf community. Her email address is email@example.com.