Social Work

An Empowering Profession

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Author: Brenda L. DuBois,Karla Krogsrud Miley

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134695792

Category: Social service

Page: 496

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Apply an empowerment perspective to the social work profession Using a discipline-based, empowerment-oriented approach, Social Work: An Empowering Profession introduces students to the social work profession with a holistic, integrated view of the field so that they gain a solid understanding of the "who, what, and why" of social work. Aligned to the 2015 CSWE competencies, the text helps students apply what they've learned with practice applications, case examples, and Voices from the Field vignettes that provide perspective on various fields of social work practice. The 9th Edition offers an increased emphasis on diversity and difference, new content on issues and services for youths, major revisions to the disabilities and substance abuse disorders sections, and expanded content on a number of topics, including evidence-based practice, human rights, and social justice. Also available with MyLab Helping Professions MyLab is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. MyLab Helping Professions organizes all assignments around essential learning outcomes and the CSWE EPAS for Social Work-enabling easy course alignment and reporting. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab, search for: 0134747399 / 9780134747392 Social Work: An Empowering Profession plus MyLab Helping Professions with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134695798 / 9780134695792 Social Work: An Empowering Profession 0134747461 / 9780134747460 MyLab Helping Professions with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Social Work: An Empowering Profession

Social Work

An Empowering Profession

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Author: Brenda DuBois,Karla Krogsrud Miley

Publisher: Pearson Educacion

ISBN: 9780205914777

Category: Social service

Page: 488

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Through its discipline-oriented approach to social work, this introductory textbook integrates foundational content areas from the Council on Social Work Education with the contemporary themes of empowerment, strengths, and human rights and social justice.

Social Work

An Empowering Profession,

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Author: Brenda L. DuBois,Karla Krogsrud Miley

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0205932282

Category: Political Science

Page: 504

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Applies the empowerment perspective to the Social Work profession. Social Work: An Empowering Profession, 8/e introduces the social work profession and interweaves contemporary themes of strength, human rights, and social justices. In addition, this title details the empowerment-oriented roles of the social worker as consultant, resource manager, and educator. Connecting Core Competencies series -- Each chapter highlights the core competencies and practice behavior examples found in the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Critical thinking questions throughout reinforces these connections. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Understand the Social Work Profession. Apply principles of empowerment to various fields of social work practice. Apply critical thinking skills to case scenarios presented throughout the text. Analyze issues faced by clients using a human right and social frame. Examine personal perspectives and biases.

Generalist Social Work Practice

An Empowering Approach

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Author: Karla Krogsrud Miley,Michael O'Melia,Brenda DuBois

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780205036516

Category: Social Science

Page: 498

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- An empowerment-based method of social work which integrates core themes of the profession. This text is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series. Generalist Social Work Practice, 7th edition, fully integrates core social work themes of collaboration, the strengths perspective, values and ethics, social justice and human rights, evidence-based practice, cultural competence, and policy practice. This text offers a progressive practice approach grounded in social work research, reflective of social work values, sensitive to client diversity, and applicable to work with any level of client system including individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. Beginning with engaging clients as partners and continuing with assessing, intervening, and evaluating from a strengths perspective, this approach offers social workers a method that fully realizes core social work values, respects client competence, and activates client resources within the context of their lives. All parts of the practice process are described in detail, connected to social work theory, illustrated with case examples, and supported with evidence from social work research. Each chapter focuses on teaching the knowledge, values, and skills reflective of the core competencies and correlated practice behaviors as described in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS). A better teaching & learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience--for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning -- MySearchLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking -- Teaches students specific strategies to identify and use client strengths in their practice. Engage Students -- Offers numerous case examples to apply the empowerment method to all levels of social work, with diverse clients and situations, and across fields of practice. Explore Current Issues -- Includes new practice research findings and updates to demographics to ensure currency. Apply CSWE Core Competencies -- The text integrates the 2008 CSWE EPAS, with critical thinking questions and practice tests to assess student understanding and development of competency. Support Instructors -- An Instructor's Manual and Test Bank, Computerized Test Bank (MyTest), BlackBoard Test Item File, MySearchLab with Pearson eText, and PowerPoint presentations are included in the outstanding supplements package. Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205222994 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205222995

Connecting Core Competencies

A Workbook for Social Work Students

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Author: Quienton Nichols

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780205012466

Category: Political Science

Page: 153

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- The workbook provides a detailed understanding and explanation of each EPAS standard as well as extensive assessment that is divided into categories: (1) Understanding of Knowledge and (2) Mastery and Assessment of Skills. The Understanding of Knowledge questions focus on comprehension of each Core Competency and are multiple choice. The questions that represent mastery and assessment of skills are multiple choice, essay, and case vignettes and require the application of learning and skills to each EPAS standard.

Empowerment Series: An Introduction to the Profession of Social Work

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Author: Elizabeth A. Segal,Karen E. Gerdes,Sue Steiner

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 130546544X

Category: Education

Page: 544

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The fifth edition of Segal, Gerdes, and Steiner's AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PROFESSION OF SOCIAL WORK provides a balanced introduction to the social work profession and helps students to understand the role that the profession plays in the social welfare system. The authors' supportive tone and experiential approach inspires interest in and enthusiasm toward future careers in social work. Case studies, personal stories, and exercises help students apply the concepts and truly understand what it means to be a social worker. The book is designed to encourage both knowledge building and self-exploration-skills that are essential in developing good social work practice. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the fifth edition is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the most recent Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Faces of Social Policy

A Strengths Perspective

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Author: Carolyn J. Tice,Kathleen Perkins

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 368

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This book focuses on the people who the social policies affect and analyzes various policies from a strengths perspective.

Social Work, Social Welfare, and American Society

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Author: Philip R. Popple,Leslie Leighninger

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780205793839

Category: Political Science

Page: 634

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Here are just a few ways MySocialWorkLab can help you save time and improve results: -Pearson eTextùJust like the printed text, students can highlight and add their own notes. Students save time and improve results by having access to their book online. -GradebookùStudents can monitor their progress and instructors can monitor the progress of their entire class. Automated grading of quizzes and assignments helps both instructors and students save time and monitor their results throughout the course. -Video case-studies and licensing-type assessment and review questionsùStudents will master the skills articulated in Council on Social Work Education's 10 core competencies.

Essentials of Social Welfare

Politics and Public Policy

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Author: Diana M. DiNitto,David H. Johnson

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780205011612

Category: Political Science

Page: 344

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- A brief text presenting conflicts and controversies surrounding social welfare policy. This book is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series. This series helps students understand and master CSWE's core competencies with a variety of pedagogy highlighted competency content and critical thinking questions for the competencies throughout. Essentials of Social Welfare: Politics and Public Policy (a briefer version of Social Welfare: Politics and Public Policy, 7/e) introduces the major social welfare policies and programs in the United States and encourages readers to think about conflicts in social welfare today. It emphasizes the current political aspects of policymaking and major social welfare programs. In this book, social welfare policy is portrayed as the ever-evolving result of public conflict over social problems, the resources Americans choose to allocate to those problems, the debate over whether these problems can best be solved through government, and the political choices involved in reaching even tentative consensus. Teaching & Learning Experience Personalize Learning - MySocialWorkLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking - Includes critical thinking questions in margins and end of chapter review questions that 'build' on each other. Engage Students - MySocialWorkLab engages students with videos, cases, and licensing-type core competency questions. Explore Current Issues - Includes the most recent data on healthcare reform, the midterm elections, and public policy changes, and more. Apply CSWE Core Competencies - Integrates the 2008 CSWE EPAS throughout - highlights competencies and practice behaviors and includes expensive pedagogy. MySocialWorkLab adds value with core competency videos and hundreds of competency-based questions. Support Instructors - An Instructor's Manual and Test Bank, Computerized Test Bank (MyTest), MySocialWorkLab with Pearson eText, Blackboard Test Item File, and PowerPoint presentations are included in the outstanding supplements package. Note: MySocialWorkLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySocialWorkLab, please visit: www.mysocialworklab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySocialWorkLab (at no additional cost). VP: 0205042554

Days in the Lives of Social Workers

54 Professionals Tell "real-life" Stories from Social Work Practice

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Author: Linda May Grobman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781929109159

Category: Social Science

Page: 411

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Did you ever wish you could tag along with a professional in your chosen field, just for a day, observing his or her every move? Days in the Lives of Social Workers allows you to take a firsthand, close-up look at the real-life days of 54 professional social workers as they share their stories. Join them on their journeys, and learn about the rewards and challenges they face.

Generalist Practice with Organizations and Communities

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Author: Karen Kirst-Ashman,Grafton Hull, Jr.

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495507156

Category: Social Science

Page: 608

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Now available in paperback format and thoroughly updated to reflect the latest CSWE ethical standards and current social work literature, this hands-on text offers a practical, user-friendly, and comprehensive introduction to foundation macro practice. Encouraging you to build on their one-on-one (micro) and group (mezzo) communication skills, the authors outline a guided, step-by-step plan for community and organizational change. Two models -- Prepare and Imagine -- form the heart of the book, providing valuable frameworks for effective macro social work practice. A running case study illustrates these models in action. The authors' coverage of such skills as working with the media, using new technological advances, fundraising, grant writing, and working within court settings -- as well as lively vignettes and a wide variety of highlights that include hands-on tips and sample forms -- will further enhance your expertise. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Social Work Experience

A Case-Based Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare

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Author: Mary Ann Suppes,Carolyn Cressy Wells

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134544951

Category: Political Science

Page: 624

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Learn how social workers use their professional expertise to assist people. The Social Work Experience: An Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare introduces students to the social work profession and presents detailed descriptions of eight major fields of practice. The text provides in-depth information concerning major social welfare policies that are are presented in historical perspective, along with thorough discussion of current issues and probable future trends. Major case studies assist students in understanding how professional expertise can advance social-work practice and how enlightened social policies must be present if professional interventions are to be effective. The first four chapters of the text introduce the social work profession, present theoretical perspectives on which professional practice is based, explore how the intersectionality of multiple factors impacts social justice issues, and then describe social policy issues in historical context. The following eight chapters describe eight major fields of practice along with the history of each one. A thorough and detailed case study begins each chapter, helping to illustrate social work practice in the respective field, and every chapter includes additional case studies to help students better understand the challenges involved in social work practice. The final chapter of the text explores the many probable challenges awaiting contemporary social workers given the social forces impacting society. Also available packaged with MyLab Helping Professions By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab™ personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. MyLab Helping Professions organizes all assignments around the CSWE EPAS for Social Work and CSHSE Standards for Human Services—enabling easy course alignment and reporting. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab , ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Helping Professions, search for: 013527303X / 9780135273036 The Social Work Experience: A Case-Based Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare plus MyLab Helping Professions with Enhanced eText -- Access Card Package, 7/e Package consists of: 0134544854 / 9780134544854 Social Work Experience, The: A Case-Based Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare, 7/e 0135205638 / 9780135205631 MyLab Helping Professions with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card -- The Social Work Experience: A Case-Based Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare, 7/e

The Writer's Handbook

A Guide for Social Workers

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Author: Marshelia Harris,Andrea Tamburro,Dona Young

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780981574240

Category:

Page: N.A

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The Social Work Skills Workbook

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Author: Barry R. Cournoyer

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305633784

Category: Education

Page: 704

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THE SOCIAL WORK SKILLS WORKBOOK, Eighth Edition, enables students to develop proficiency in professionalism and the essential social work skills. Each skill supports one or more of the 43 knowledge and value statements and the 31 practice behaviors that elaborate the core competencies in the 2015 EPAS of the CSWE. The skills also align with nationally standardized licensing exams. The text includes expository content grounded in contemporary research, assessment tools and processes, and strong experiential components that help students get a realistic sense of the field. Case examples, summaries, and skill-building exercises cultivate students' professionalism and expertise as confident, ethical, and effective helpers. Current social issues are evident throughout. The book can be used as a main text in social work skills labs, a resource for field or internship courses, or a supplement to social work methods and practice courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Introduction to Group Work Practice

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Author: Ronald W. Toseland,Robert F. Rivas

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134059050

Category: Political Science

Page: 560

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Widely used by professionals, educators, and students in undergraduate and graduate courses in schools of social work throughout the United States and the world, this text presents a comprehensive, coherent, organized overview of group work practice from a generalist practice perspective. The new Eighth Edition continues to include typologies illustrating group work practice with task and treatment groups at the micro-, meso-, and macro-levels. Thoroughly updated throughout, the new edition of An Introduction to Group Work Practice includes research on virtual groups, updated and deeper content on practice with treatment and task groups, the most current literature on working with reluctant and resistant group members, updated and expanded sections on working with individuals who have difficulty engaging in and sustaining work in groups, updated material on leadership and diversity, and thoroughly updated reference material and new content from evidence-based practice sources.

Foundations of Interpersonal Practice in Social Work

Promoting Competence in Generalist Practice

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Author: Brett Seabury,Barbara Seabury,Charles D. Garvin

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1452203598

Category: Social Science

Page: 616

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This text takes a broad based approach to basic generalist practice methods that emphasize the common elements in working with individuals, families and groups. The goal of the book is to teach social work students how to enhance clients' social functioning by helping them become more proficient in examining, understanding, and resolving clients' social problems. The authors pay special attention to enhancing social justice by working with individuals and families who have been historically oppressed. This edition includes specific integrated coverage of the Council on Social Work Education's (CSWE) latest Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS). Intended Audience This core text is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the introductory Direct Practice and Generalist Practice courses in BSW and MSW programs of social work.

Social Work

A Profession of Many Faces

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Author: Bradford W. Sheafor,Armando Morales,Malcolm E. Scott

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780205034673

Category: Political Science

Page: 528

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- This title is now available as an etext (ordering ISBN:ISBN-10: 0205035582 * ISBN-13: 9780205035588) or through Pearson Custom Library. This best-selling text continues to offer a comprehensive introduction to the field of social work with a unique focus on the diverse groups to whom social workers provide services; including children, older adults, disabled persons, and members of minority racial and ethnic groups. It covers the emergence of the profession of social work, career oportunities for social workers, and the values and competencies required of social workers. Timely issues that this edition addresses include the following: the events of 9/11 and their dramatic influence on human services in the United States; the United States involvement in Middle East warfare; the physical and emotional damage to individuals involved in Middle East warfare; and the 2000 Census---how substantial changes in the U.S. population suggest a need for realignment of social services.

Techniques and Guidelines for Social Work Practice

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Author: Bradford W. Sheafor,Charles R. Horejsi

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0205965288

Category: Political Science

Page: 648

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Emphasizes the different techniques needed for successful social work practice. This title is also available as a more affordable e-book with embedded media to illustrate key concepts. Techniques and Guidelines for Social Work Practice, 10/e demonstrates the unique place of social work among the helping professions. Readers will gain insight into the social worker’s professional roles, guiding principles, and the importance of evidence-based practice. This title provides students with easy access to the most current information on fundamental techniques and useful guidelines for social work practice from the generalist perspective. The 10th edition introduces 12 new techniques or guidelines corresponding to the national social work licensing examinations and the Council on Social Work Education’s list of essential practice behaviors. Techniques and Guidelines for Social Work Practice is broken into five parts. Parts I and II provide knowledge, values, and competencies for effective social work practice, while Parts III through V contain 154 clear and readable descriptions of practice techniques, presented in a handbook format for convenient accessibility of information.

Social Welfare

A History of the American Response to Need

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Author: Mark J. Stern,June Axinn

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780205001910

Category: History

Page: 366

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Rev. ed. of: Social welfare: a history of the American response to need / June Axinn, Mark J. Stern. 7th ed. 2008.

Handbook of Health Social Work

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Author: Sarah Gehlert,Teri Browne

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118115910

Category: Political Science

Page: 720

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Praise for HANDBOOK of HEALTH SOCIAL WORK SECOND EDITION "Handbook of Health Social Work, Second Edition is a crucial addition for seasoned practitioners' libraries, as well as an essential foundation for fledgling social workers ready to enter health as a practice and research area." –From the Foreword by Suzanne Heurtin-Roberts, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services "The book's strengths include the high quality of writing and the expertise of its contributors. It covers the field of health social work in significant depth and is sure to leave readers well informed." –Mary Sormanti, PhD, MSW, Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia University School of Social Work "Quite simply, this is the definitive volume for health and social work. In this second edition, Gehlert and Browne and their expert contributors have confidently managed to keep pace with current theory and empirical research across a wide range of subject matter that will be of interest to practitioners, educators, and researchers." –Michael Vaughn, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, School of Public Health, and Department of Public Policy Studies, Saint Louis University Thoroughly revised and updated, the only comprehensive handbook of its kind covering the diverse field of health social work Now in its Second Edition, Handbook of Health Social Work provides a comprehensive and evidence-based overview of contemporary social work practice in health care. Written from a wellness perspective, the chapters cover practice and research areas ranging from chronic disorders to infectious disease, from physical to mental disorders, and all areas in between. An excellent resource preparing social workers for the present and future challenges of practice in the field of health care, the Handbook of Health Social Work, Second Edition features discussion on: New trends in social work and health care, including genetics, transdisciplinary care, as well as national and state changes in policy Health social work and children The wide array of roles performed by social workers in health-care settings Ethical issues and decision making in a variety of arenas Understanding of community factors in health social work Edited by two respected leaders in the field of health social work, this second edition includes contributions from a diverse team of notable experts, researchers, and scholars addressing multiple theoretical foundations, models, issues, and dilemmas for the social worker in health care. The resulting resource offers both a foundation for social work practice in health care and a guide for strategy, policy, and program development in proactive and actionable terms.