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

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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.

Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare

Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare
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Author: Charles Zastrow
Pages: 667
ISBN: UOM:39015029177436
Release: 1993
Editor: Thomson Brooks/Cole

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The Social Work Experience

The Social Work Experience
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Author: Mary Ann Suppes,Carolyn Cressy Wells
Pages: 554
ISBN: 0134544854
Release: 2017
Editor: Pearson

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Revised edition of the authors' The social work experience, c2013.

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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Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare

Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare
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Author: Charles Zastrow
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1337572853
Release: 2016
Editor: Unknown

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Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series  Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare
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Author: Charles Zastrow
Pages: 640
ISBN: 1285077172
Release: 2013-03-15
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The bestselling introductory Social Work book on the market, Zastrow's INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE: EMPOWERING PEOPLE, 11th Edition, is also lauded for being the most comprehensive. 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 readers to think critically about new, workable methods for problem-solving and empowering clients. Contemporary social problems case studies, exhibits, and tables help users apply concepts and compare and contrast issues. The Eleventh Edition has been thoroughly updated to include the latest NASW Standards, as well as new and emerging issues from the field. Packed with cutting-edge coverage and comprehensive CSWE core content, INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE: EMPOWERING PEOPLE, 11th Edition, continues to inspire readers while giving them insight into real-world practice. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Social Work and Social Welfare

Social Work and Social Welfare
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Author: Jerry D. Marx,C. Anne Broussard,Fleur A. Hopper
Pages: 410
ISBN: 0205502296
Release: 2011
Editor: Pearson College Division

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

With its focus on "demonstrated competency," Social Work and Social Welfare: An Introduction provides an additional rationale and theme illustrating how social work and social welfare require collaborative efforts in advancing social and economic well-being.). As a historically collaborative profession across broader societal institutions (business and government), students new to social work will be able to learn what social workers do and how their work relates to other professions such as sociology, psychology, human services, and counseling.

Social Work and Social Welfare

Social Work and Social Welfare
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Author: Marla Berg-Weger
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781136314353
Release: 2013-05-20
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Social Work and Social Welfare: An Invitation is a nationally recognized, best-selling text and unique website for US Introductory Social Work and Social Welfare courses. It provides students with the knowledge, skills, and values that are essential for working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities, and public policy in a variety of practice settings. This new third edition is an up-to-date profile of the world in which today’s social workers practice, with current demographic, statistical, legislative, policy, and research information; sensitive discussions of contemporary ethical issues; and new first-person narratives from social workers in a variety of fields. The call to become engaged in some of society’s most challenging issues is clearer than in previous editions.

Introduction to Social Work

Introduction to Social Work
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Author: Lisa E. Cox,Carolyn J. Tice,Dennis D. Long
Pages: 440
ISBN: 9781506394510
Release: 2017-11-29
Editor: SAGE Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The best-selling Introduction to Social Work by Lisa E. Cox, Carolyn J. Tice, and Dennis D. Long takes students to the root of the social work profession by covering its history, practice settings, and career paths within a unique advocacy framework. This advocacy practice and policy model comprised of four components—economic and social justice, a supportive environment, human needs and rights, and political access—provides an effective lens for viewing today’s social issues. Throughout the book, an emphasis on advocacy underscores the transformative opportunities and contributions of social work on not just the clinical/client level, but also at organizational, community, national, and international levels. The Second Edition closely aligns with the latest Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and references the 2018 Code of Ethics from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Through the authors’ inclusion of reflective practice, students will be encouraged to engage in critical thought and contemplate a career in social work.

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Introduction to Social Work Social Welfare Critical Thinking Perspectives

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series  Introduction to Social Work   Social Welfare  Critical Thinking Perspectives
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Author: Karen K. Kirst-Ashman
Pages: 608
ISBN: 0840028660
Release: 2012-02-24
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Karen K. Kirst-Ashman's introductory book enhances the reader's 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 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. The topics covered include practice concepts, social welfare policy concepts, history and current state of the profession, the contexts of practice and populations served, and professional development. 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: Mary Wirtz Macht,José B. Ashford
Pages: 453
ISBN: UOM:39015021985612
Release: 1991
Editor: Merrill Publishing Company

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Social Work in Canada

Social Work in Canada
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Author: Steven Hick
Pages: 288
ISBN: 1550771248
Release: 2002
Editor: Thompson Educational Pub

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Social Work in Canada provides an introduction to the key concepts and contemporary issues in social work in Canada. It is intended for those who may be thinking of entering the social services, for social work students and for allied professionals seeking a basic understanding of the field. Social workers are an essential part of life in Canada. Throughout our lives, we are confronted with unforeseen events such as accidents, illness, unemployment, violence and death. Social service practitioners are concerned with helping individuals, families and communities face such events and move on to enhance their individual and collective well-being. This book introduces the reader to the fundamentals of sound practice in the context of such challenges as inequality, poverty, homelessness, violence, globalization and discrimination.

Social Work and Social Welfare An Introduction

Social Work and Social Welfare  An Introduction
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Author: Rosalie Ambrosino,Joseph Heffernan,Guy Shuttlesworth,Robert Ambrosino
Pages: 608
ISBN: 0495095125
Release: 2007-07-12
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This popular text is designed to give you a broad understanding about the social work profession and the role that the profession plays in the social welfare system. The authors demonstrate that there are many reasons why social problems occur. You’ll explore the history, values, economic, political and cultural factors that surround these issues, as well as the attempts to solve or address them. Throughout this thought-provoking text, you’ll be challenged to think critically about issues in a new way, and gain a more in-depth comprehension and appreciation for this important profession. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Social Work in the 21st Century

Social Work in the 21st Century
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Author: Morley D. Glicken
Pages: 668
ISBN: 9781412975780
Release: 2010-12-08
Editor: SAGE

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A student-friendly introduction to the field of social work, social welfare, and the profession of social work, social issues, and social welfare Designed to get students excited about the profession and thinking critically about what social workers do and how they operate within the larger system, this Second Edition explores social issues in the United States, looks at how the social welfare system attempts to resolve these issues, and considers the many roles assumed by professional social workers within the social welfare system. This edition offers new and revised coverage throughout and reflects recent current events, including the historic 2008 presidential election, catastrophes such as Hurricane Katrina and the Haiti earthquake, and government responses.

Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare

Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare
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Author: Karen Kay Kirst-Ashman
Pages: 495
ISBN: 0534577385
Release: 2003
Editor: Unknown

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Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work

Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work
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Author: Beulah Roberts Compton
Pages: 598
ISBN: UOM:39015016154141
Release: 1980
Editor: Unknown

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Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work

Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work
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Author: Katherine S. Van Wormer
Pages: 458
ISBN: 0534642829
Release: 2006
Editor: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This introductory social work book provides both a theoretical and applied overview of the U.S. social welfare system, with international perspectives throughout. Other strengths include themes of empowerment theory and practice and an ecosystems framework. Part I is devoted to the history of social work in the U.S. as well as issues of economic oppression, social oppression, human rights, and restorative justice. Part II is devoted to social work across the life cycle.

The Social Work Experience

The Social Work Experience
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Author: Mary Ann Suppes,Carolyn Cressy Wells
Pages: 502
ISBN: 0072282266
Release: 2000
Editor: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Created to introduce students to the field of social work and its relationship to social welfare policy, " The Social Work Experience gives readers both an historical and practical overview of the profession. In each chapter, the authors continue to integrate policy coverage with social work practice, values and ethics, and social justice issues. The relationship between policy and practice is carefully examined in the context of nine major fields of social work, and in discussions of the challenges faced by today's practitioners. Comprehensive coverage is delivered in the highly readable style readers have come to expect of this author team, with engaging case studies as chapter openers, exhibit boxes, debate boxes, and research activity sections designed to draw readers into the text. The third edition continues to keep up with current changes and developments in social work and social policy, with valuable new information on welfare reform, Social Security, privatization of social services, and the NASW Code of Ethics, as well a new chapter on current career opportunities in the field.

Social Work and Social Welfare

Social Work and Social Welfare
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Author: Rosalie Ambrosino,Joseph Heffernan,Guy Shuttlesworth
Pages: 582
ISBN: UOM:39015055859121
Release: 2001
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This revision of the authors' best-selling text continues to inspire student interest in the profession of social work, while helping them to understand the role that the profession plays in the social welfare system. The authors' systems/ecological approach to understanding social welfare focuses on specific social welfare areas in which social workers play major roles in policy and practice. The authors encourage students to consider the many reasons social problems occur and to begin to think critically about the issues in a new way, drawing on the book's coverage of the history, values, economic, political, and cultural factors that affect social work and social welfare. The book gives students a broad understanding of the profession of social work itself, including a brief history of its origin, a discussion of various theoretical principles, as well as applications of these principles to common social problems.

Henderson

Henderson
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Author: Mary Ann Suppes,Carolyn Cressy Wells
Pages: 554
ISBN: 0134290097
Release: 2017-01-02
Editor: Pearson

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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the bound book. 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. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad� and Android� tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. 0134290097 / 9780134290096 The Social Work Experience: A Case-Based Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare, Enhanced Pearson eText -Access Card Package, 7th Edition Package consists of: 0134544862 / 9780134544861 The Social Work Experience: A Case-Based Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare , Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card, 7th Edition 0134544854 / 9780134544854 The Social Work Experience: A Case-Based Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare , bound book, 7th Edition