Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series: Human Behavior in the Social Environment

Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series: Human Behavior in the Social Environment

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This lively, comprehensive introduction to human behavior in the social environment offers a multidimensional approach to the topic, with discussion of integrative practice, theory, treatment, and services as well as matters pertaining to diversity addressed throughout the text. The text provides solid coverage of foundation knowledge, integrates the biopsychosocial dimensions for assessing social functioning, and offers case studies to illuminate the applied aspects of the content. Furthermore, as part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the fifth edition thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), thus helping students connect foundation knowledge with specific practice concerns. Study tables and concept maps (for each discussion of behavior in the development chapters) clarify major phases of biopsychosocial development across the life span. This framework gives students a concrete tool for assessing human behavior from a perspective that reflects the values and knowledge base of the social work profession. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.EXHIBIT 8.l5 Impacts on children who have witnessed domestic violence Age Impact on children Infants Not able to attach properly ... In general, these children are at greater risk for anxiety and depression and for behaviors such as fighting, bullying, lying, and cheating (Stiles, 2002). ... form of behavior that caused concern in others before the shooting (i.e., writing poems or essays with troubling content).

Title:Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series: Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Author:Jose Ashford, Craig LeCroy
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2012-05-16


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