Empowerment Series Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare Empowering People

Empowerment Series  Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare  Empowering People
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Author: Charles Zastrow
Pages: 640
ISBN: 130538833X
Release: 2016-03-04
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The bestselling introductory Social Work text on the market, Zastrow's INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE: EMPOWERING PEOPLE is lauded for being the most comprehensive and practical text available for beginning social workers. In addition to giving readers a thorough overview of the social work profession, this text offers a realistic view of social problems in contemporary society, equipping students with real-world insight that they can apply in practice. By presenting positive strategies in the context of the core values, ethics, skills, and knowledge base of today's professional social worker, Zastrow encourages students to think critically about new, workable methods for problem-solving and empowering clients. Case studies of contemporary social problems, exhibits, and tables help students apply concepts and compare and contrast issues. The twelfth edition has been thoroughly updated to align with the latest EPAS (2015) from CSWE, and offers insights into new and emerging issues from the field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Social Welfare Policy and Social Programs

Social Welfare Policy and Social Programs
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Author: Elizabeth A. Segal
Pages: 318
ISBN: 0534644937
Release: 2007
Editor: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Offering a new values perspective, Elizabeth Segal's SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY AND SOCIAL PROGRAMS takes the student beyond identifying, describing, and analyzing social welfare policies. Segal demonstrates how the myriad values of diverse groups in America have influenced current policies, and helps students recognize that analysis takes place through the lens of these often opposing values. The dual themes of critical thinking and critical evaluation provide the framework of the book, and Segal's unique attention to international perspectives on values around social welfare policies and social programs heightens students' awareness of the global implications of social work around the world.

Empowerment Series Social Welfare Policy and Social Programs Enhanced

Empowerment Series  Social Welfare Policy and Social Programs  Enhanced
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Author: Elizabeth A. Segal
Pages: 448
ISBN: 1305101928
Release: 2015-04-23
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Segal's EMPOWERMENT SERIES: SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY AND SOCIAL PROGRAMS, ENHANCED, 4th Edition not only enables you to identify, describe, and analyze social welfare policies--it also draws you into an examination of the values and beliefs that drive our social welfare system. The author demonstrates how the myriad values of diverse groups in America have influenced current policies, and shows that analysis takes place through the lens of these often opposing values. Strategies for how these policy insights can be applied to influence the policy-making process are also presented. The dual themes of critical thinking and critical evaluation provide the framework of the book, and Segal's inclusion of international perspectives on values around social welfare policies and social programs heightens your awareness of the global implications of social work around the world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

I Know a Lot

I Know a Lot
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Author: Stephen Krensky
Pages: 12
ISBN: 1419709380
Release: 2013-07-02
Editor: Abrams Appleseed

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Celebrates a toddler's increasing knowledge of the world, such as that rocks are heavy and flowers are light.

Empowerment Series Introduction to Social Work Social Welfare Critical Thinking Perspectives

Empowerment Series  Introduction to Social Work   Social Welfare  Critical Thinking Perspectives
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Author: Karen K. Kirst-Ashman
Pages: 608
ISBN: 1305388399
Release: 2016-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Karen K. Kirst-Ashman's introductory book enhances readers' ability to grasp the essence and spirit of generalist social work and the issues in social welfare that social workers address every day. Giving those who are contemplating a career in social work a solid introduction to the profession, Kirst-Ashman presents a balanced introductory look within a unifying theme of critical thinking that trains readers to be more evaluative of key concepts. This fifth edition is completely updated in every chapter, and includes practice concepts, social welfare policy concepts, history and current state of the profession, the contexts of practice and populations served, and professional development. Written in a clear and straightforward manner, the book provides numerous case examples to illustrate social work practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Empowerment Series Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment

Empowerment Series  Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment
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Author: Charles Zastrow,Karen K. Kirst-Ashman,Sarah L. Hessenauer
Pages: 848
ISBN: 1337556475
Release: 2019-01-31
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT, 11th Edition, looks at the lifespan through the lens of social work theory and practice, covering human development and behavior theories within the context of individual, family, group, organizational, and community systems. Using a chronological lifespan approach, the book presents separate chapters on biological, psychological, and social impacts at the different lifespan stages with an emphasis on strengths and empowerment. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, this edition is up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended behaviors outlined in the current 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.

Empowerment Series Essential Research Methods for Social Work

Empowerment Series  Essential Research Methods for Social Work
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Author: Allen Rubin,Earl R. Babbie
Pages: 448
ISBN: 1305101685
Release: 2015-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Rubin and Babbie's ESSENTIAL RESEARCH METHODS FOR SOCIAL WORK provides students with a concise introduction to research methods that offers illustrations and applications specific to the field, as well as a constant focus on the utility of social work research in social work practice. Outlines, introductions, boxed features, chapter endings with main points, review questions and exercises, and Internet exercises provide students with the information and practice they need to succeed in the course. Part of the Cengage Empowerment Series, the fourth edition is up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the current 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.

Empowerment Series Psychopathology A Competency based Assessment Model for Social Workers

Empowerment Series  Psychopathology  A Competency based Assessment Model for Social Workers
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Author: Susan W. Gray,Marilyn R. Zide
Pages: 480
ISBN: 1305101936
Release: 2015-02-06
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Written by a practicing social worker, PSYCHOPATHOLOGY views mental disorders through the strengths perspective and applies a competency-based assessment model for understanding the subject matter. Featuring detailed, realistic vignettes of clinical practice situations, the text offers strategies for building on clients' strengths and resilience, and insights about social workers' role in working with the mentally ill. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the up-to-date fourth edition summarizes the current state of knowledge about mental disorders, including a thorough integration of the DSM-V. It also 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). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Empowerment Series The Skills of Helping Individuals Families Groups and Communities Enhanced

Empowerment Series  The Skills of Helping Individuals  Families  Groups  and Communities  Enhanced
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Author: Lawrence Shulman
Pages: 888
ISBN: 1305259009
Release: 2015-01-29
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Enhanced Edition demonstrates how there are common elements, core processes, and skills across all stages of helping and throughout work with all populations--including individuals, families, groups, and communities. It defines, illustrates, and teaches helping skills and provides manageable models for understanding them. It also looks at the underlying process and its associated set of core skills. Part of the EMPOWERMENT SERIES, THE SKILLS OF HELPING INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, GROUPS, AND COMMUNITIES, ENHANCED, 8th Edition, integrates the core competencies and practice behaviors outlined in the current 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.

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series An Introduction to Family Social Work

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series  An Introduction to Family Social Work
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Author: Donald Collins,Catheleen Jordan,Heather Coleman
Pages: 512
ISBN: 1133312624
Release: 2012-03-05
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Designed for students who will work with families, but not necessarily continue with advanced family therapy training, AN INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY SOCIAL WORK, Fourth Edition provides a strong foundation in the concepts and skills necessary for success in the profession. The text features engaging case studies, end-of-chapter exercises, illustrations, and graphics to help students master the material. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Empowerment Series An Introduction to the Profession of Social Work

Empowerment Series  An Introduction to the Profession of Social Work
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Author: Elizabeth A. Segal,Karen E. Gerdes,Sue Steiner
Pages: 544
ISBN: 1337567043
Release: 2018-03-08
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Segal, Gerdes and Steiner's AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PROFESSION OF SOCIAL WORK provides a balanced overview of the social work profession and helps students understand its role in the social welfare system. The authors' supportive tone and experiential approach inspire interest in and enthusiasm for careers in social work. Case studies, personal stories and exercises help students apply concepts and understand what it means to be a social worker. The book also encourages knowledge building and self-exploration skills that are essential in developing good social work practice. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the sixth edition is 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 Skills of Helping Individuals Families Groups and Communities

The Skills of Helping Individuals  Families  Groups and Communities
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Author: Lawrence Shulman,Denise Krause,Mark Cameron
Pages: 644
ISBN: 0534514138
Release: 2005
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Introduces a model for the helping process based on an interactional approach, which uses a number of theories and skills to build on the client helper relationship.

Empowerment Series Research Methods for Social Work

Empowerment Series  Research Methods for Social Work
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Author: Allen Rubin,Earl Babbie
Pages: 720
ISBN: 1305633822
Release: 2016-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Widely considered the best text for the course, RESEARCH METHODS FOR SOCIAL WORK strikes an optimal balance of quantitative and qualitative research techniques -- illustrating how the two methods complement one another and how they can be integrated in mixed-methods studies. Rubin and Babbie’s classic bestseller is acclaimed for its depth and breadth of coverage as well as for the authors’ clear and often humorous writing style. A rigorous and comprehensive presentation, combined with a reader-friendly approach, helps students overcome the fear factor often associated with this course. Examples from real-world settings help students see the connections between research and social work practice. The Ninth Edition continues to incorporate coverage of evidence-based practice, and aligns with other accreditation requirements based on the EPAS guidelines. It can be used across undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate levels of study. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Ethical Decisions for Social Work Practice

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series  Ethical Decisions for Social Work Practice
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Author: Ralph Dolgoff,Donna Harrington,Frank M. Loewenberg
Pages: 336
ISBN: 0840034105
Release: 2012-07-24
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, this ninth edition integrates the core competencies and practice behaviors outlined in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).This classic text helps students recognize ethical issues and dilemmas, reason carefully about ethical issues, clarify their ethical aspirations at the level demanded by the profession, and achieve a more ethical stance in their practice. It places ethical decision making within the context of professional ethics and provides useful guidelines, including two ethical screens to help social work practitioners identify priorities among competing ethical obligations. Developed specifically for social workers, it features numerous case-like exemplars based on real-world practice, drawn from a variety of social work settings. This comprehensive and uniquely focused text is equally effective as a core resource for social work ethics courses, or as a valuable supplement within introductory, practice, or practicum courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Empowerment Series Social Work with Groups Comprehensive Practice and Self Care

Empowerment Series  Social Work with Groups  Comprehensive Practice and Self Care
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Author: Charles Zastrow,Sarah L. Hessenauer
Pages: 672
ISBN: 1337567914
Release: 2018-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Using a plentiful selection of skill-building and self-evaluation exercises, Zastrow and Hessenauer's workbook-style text promotes the philosophy that students learn group leadership skills best by practicing them in class. In SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS, 10th Edition, the authors discuss topics that are central to understanding group leadership: stages of groups, group dynamics, verbal and nonverbal communication, types of groups, and diversity in groups. They also focus on helping students acquire the competencies and practice behaviors of the 2015 EPAS. With support from this book, your classroom becomes a lab where students can experience what it's like to work in and lead many kinds of groups. Updated throughout with timely new topics and firsthand accounts from experienced social group work professionals, this edition also emphasizes the importance of social workers' self-care. . Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Empowerment Series An Introduction to the Profession of Social Work

Empowerment Series  An Introduction to the Profession of Social Work
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Author: Elizabeth A. Segal,Karen E. Gerdes,Sue Steiner
Pages: 544
ISBN: 1305258991
Release: 2015-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare

Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare
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Author: Charles Zastrow
Pages: 646
ISBN: 053460823X
Release: 2004
Editor: Unknown

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Empowerment Series Direct Social Work Practice Theory and Skills

Empowerment Series  Direct Social Work Practice  Theory and Skills
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Author: Dean H. Hepworth,Ronald H. Rooney,Glenda Dewberry Rooney,Kim Strom-Gottfried
Pages: 704
ISBN: 1305633806
Release: 2016-04-01
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Considered the classic source by means of the authors' proven learning experiences from the field, as well as its excellent balance of theory and application, DIRECT SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE: THEORY AND SKILLS prepares social work students for effective ethical practice. Authoritative, well organized, and written with an appropriate level of rigor, this thorough introduction to practice grounds students in theory while connecting them through vivid examples and vignettes to real-world applications with clients. Many case examples are drawn from social work practitioners as well as the authors' own practice situations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

I Am So Brave

I Am So Brave
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Author: Stephen Krensky
Pages: 12
ISBN: 9781613126738
Release: 2014-07-15
Editor: Abrams

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This fourth book in the empowerment series celebrates the feats of growing out of toddlerhood with courage and success. Whether it’s petting a dog or waving good-bye to a parent, Krensky and Gillingham address the “small wins” of growing just a little bit braver. Young children and their parents will revel in the encouraging text and the vintage screen-print-style illustrations. Praise for I Am So Brave STARRED REVIEWS "Gillingham's distinctive graphics, with their weathered retro aesthetic, and consistent positive reinforcement throughout make this outing another winner." --Publishers Weekly, starred review "A comforting celebration of everyday courage with lots of charm to boot." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review "Cheery and empowering, this simple story should resonate with tots everywhere." --Booklist Award: NAPPA Honors Winner

I Can Do It Myself

I Can Do It Myself
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Author: Stephen Krensky
Pages: 12
ISBN: 9781613126110
Release: 2013-07-01
Editor: Abrams

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Children and parents alike will delight in this joyous declaration of toddler independence. This book celebrates the feats of growing out of babyhood and starting to embrace the world on your own terms. Whether it’s being tall enough to reach a high shelf or brave enough to splash in the waves, Krensky and Gillingham address the small victories that come with growing just a little bit older. Energentic text and retro-fresh illustrations celebrate this important developmental stage with charm and relevance. Note: illustrations are in the style of vintage screen prints, with imperfect variations in color and texture. Praise for I Can Do It Myself "Short and satisfying, these 'empowering celebrations' of burgeoning independence will encourage small children to see how far they've already come." —The Wall Street Journal "Krensky celebrates the increasing independence of toddlers and their pride of accomplishment." —The Horn Book Awards The Canadian Children's Book Centre's Best Books for Kids & Teens - Spring 2013 Toronto Public Library system’s “First & Best” Reading Program