An Introduction to Family Social Work

An Introduction to Family Social Work


  • Release: 2009-04-27
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 456 page
  • ISBN: 9781111807351
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AN INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY SOCIAL WORK, Third Edition provides a strong foundation in the concepts and skills students need to succeed as future social work professionals. Designed for students who will work with families, but not necessarily continue with advanced family therapy training, 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.

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series  An Introduction to Family Social Work

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series An Introduction to Family Social Work


  • Release: 2012-03-05
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 512 page
  • ISBN: 9781285401904
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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.

Social Welfare Policy and Social Programs

Social Welfare Policy and Social Programs


  • Release: 2007
  • Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 318 page
  • ISBN: 0534644937
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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

Empowerment Series Social Welfare Policy and Social Programs


  • Release: 2015-04-23
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 448 page
  • ISBN: 9781305465152
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Segal's SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY AND SOCIAL PROGRAMS, 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.

Empowerment Series  Essential Research Methods for Social Work

Empowerment Series Essential Research Methods for Social Work


  • Release: 2015
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 448 page
  • ISBN: 9781305480506
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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.

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series  Research Methods for Social Work

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Research Methods for Social Work


  • Release: 2013-02-15
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 720 page
  • ISBN: 9781285667386
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Acclaimed for its depth and breadth of coverage as well as for the authors’ clear and often humorous writing style, RESEARCH METHODS FOR SOCIAL WORK strikes an optimal balance of quantitative and qualitative research techniques--illustrating how the two methods complement one another. Now in its Eighth Edition, Allen Rubin and Earl R. Babbie’s classic bestseller combines a comprehensive presentation of all aspects of the research endeavor with a thoroughly reader-friendly approach--helping you overcome the fear factor often associated with the subject matter. Relevant examples from real-world settings highlight the connections between research and social work 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.

An Introduction to the Profession of Social Work  Becoming a Change Agent

An Introduction to the Profession of Social Work Becoming a Change Agent


  • Release: 2009-01-16
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 528 page
  • ISBN: 0495601705
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Segal, Gerdes, and Steiner’s AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PROFESSION OF SOCIAL WORK: BECOMING A CHANGE AGENT, 3E 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 towards future careers in social work. The book is designed to encourage both knowledge building and self-exploration skills that are essential in developing good social work practice. Additional chapter material, including detailed personal stories written by practicing social workers (From the Field boxes), and Point of View boxes that provide multiple perspectives, allow students to consider topics in greater depth and within a critical thinking context. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Empowerment Series  Research Methods for Social Work

Empowerment Series Research Methods for Social Work


  • Release: 2017
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 720 page
  • ISBN: 9781305633827
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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  Generalist Practice with Organizations and Communities

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Generalist Practice with Organizations and Communities


  • Release: 2014-01-01
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 608 page
  • ISBN: 9781285965857
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EMPOWERMENT SERIES: GENERALIST PRACTICE WITH ORGANIZATIONS AND COMMUNITIES, 6th Edition is designed to help students better understand the dynamics of macro practice, and develop the competencies and practice behaviors required by the Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE) latest Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS). Authors Karen Kirst-Ashman and Grafton Hull are adept at creating interesting, realistic cases and practical examples that are skillfully woven into the main text. In clear and accessible writing, the authors emphasize the practical skills students will need to work effectively in the area of macro practice--providing leadership, working with supervisors, managing conflict, working with the media, using new technological advances, fundraising, grant writing, and managing stress. 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


  • Release: 2015-02-06
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 480 page
  • ISBN: 9781305445536
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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.