Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series: Social Work and Social Welfare: An Introduction

Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series: Social Work and Social Welfare: An Introduction

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Reflecting the latest practices, accreditation requirements, and developments from the field, bestselling SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE: AN INTRODUCTION, 7e gives readers a broad understanding about the social work profession and the role it plays in the social welfare system. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the Seventh Edition is completely up to date and 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). With its signature systems/ecological approach in understanding social welfare, the book focuses on specific social welfare areas in which social workers play major roles in policy and practice. It adopts the philosophy that there are many reasons why social problems occur, and students need to understand the history, values, factors (economic, political, and cultural) that surround these issues and the attempts to solve or address them. Instead of presenting a specific political perspective, the authors encourage readers to think critically about issues in a new way. Each chapter opens with a vignette about a social worker in a specific setting and closes with a discussion about the career opportunities for social workers in the area discussed. 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. Boston: Allyn 81 Bacon. Zastrow, C., Gebo , L., 81 Concilla, C. (2003). The practice of social work. Pacific Grove, CA: Wadsworth. Zastrow, C. (2009). The practice of social work: A comprehensive worktext.

Title:Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series: Social Work and Social Welfare: An Introduction
Author:Rosalie Ambrosino, Joseph Heffernan, Guy Shuttlesworth, Robert Ambrosino
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-04-08


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