Neurobiology for Clinical Social Work

Janet R. Shapiro and Jeffrey Applegate

Neurobiology for Clinical Social Work by Janet R. Shapiro, Ph.D., Dean of the Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, and Jeffrey Applegate explores the application of neuroscience research to prevention and intervention in realms such as the stress response system, early adversity and toxic stress on brain development, childhood and adolescent brain development, child welfare, and juvenile justice. (W. W. Norton, 2018)

Shapiro holds dual degrees in social work and developmental psychology, and is coauthor of Complex Adoption and Assisted Reproductive Technology: A Developmental Framework for Clinical Practice.

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