The ecological approach offers a comprehensive theoretical base that social practitioners can draw upon for effective social treatment. The critical concepts of the ecological approach are presented. It is suggested that the ecological perspective can be a useful treatment strategy for improving the social functioning of the client system.
Pardeck, John T.
"An Ecological Approach for Social Work Practice,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 15
, Article 11.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol15/iss2/11