Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare Book

Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare


  • Author : Charles Zastrow
  • Publisher : Brooks Cole
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Public welfare
  • Pages : 664
  • ISBN 10 : 0534338526

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Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare Book Description :

Includes bibliographical refeerences and index.

Empowerment Series  Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare  Empowering People Book

Empowerment Series Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare Empowering People


  • Author : Charles Zastrow
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2016-03-04
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 640
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305388338

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Empowerment Series Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare Empowering People Book Description :

Offering a contemporary, comprehensive overview of the Social Work profession, Zastrow's bestselling INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE: EMPOWERING PEOPLE gives you a glimpse into contemporary society with a realistic view of social problems. By presenting positive strategies in the context of the core values, ethics, skills, and knowledge base of today's professional social worker, Zastrow encourages you to think critically about new and workable ways to solve problems and empower clients. Case studies, exhibits and tables on social problems give you hands-on experience applying concepts and comparing and contrasting important issues. The twelfth edition includes comprehensive Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) core content that aligns with the latest Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS), as well as insightful coverage of new and emerging issues, making it the number one book for social work students.

Empowerment Series  Introduction to Social Work   Social Welfare  Critical Thinking Perspectives Book

Empowerment Series Introduction to Social Work Social Welfare Critical Thinking Perspectives


  • Author : Karen K. Kirst-Ashman
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305856080

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Empowerment Series Introduction to Social Work Social Welfare Critical Thinking Perspectives Book Description :

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.

Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare  Empowering People Book

Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare Empowering People


  • Author : Charles Zastrow
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2007-01-03
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 624
  • ISBN 10 : 9780495095101

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Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare Empowering People Book Description :

Zastrow's INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE: EMPOWERING PEOPLE, NINTH EDITION looks at today's society with a realistic view of social problems, and gives you a comprehensive overview of the profession. By presenting positive strategies in the context of the core values, ethics, skills and knowledge base of today's professional social worker, Zastrow motivates you to think about new and realistic ways to solve problems and empower clients. Throughout the book, social problems cases, exhibits, and tables help you apply the concepts and compare and contrast the issues. You can study whenever and wherever you want with the latest technology tools: CengageNOW, an assessment-centered tutorial program that is integrated throughout the book, has interactive components including video segments which depict social work practitioners. Thomson iAudio, which features MP3-ready Audio Lecture Overviews for each chapter and a comprehensive audio glossary of key terms for quick study and review, is also available with this edition. Additionally, a free book-specific website is available to help you succeed. No wonder this is the #1 best-selling book in social work! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Social Work Experience Book

The Social Work Experience


  • Author : Mary Ann Suppes
  • Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
  • Release Date : 2012-02-28
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9780205921461

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The Social Work Experience Book Description :

Learn how social workers use their professional expertise to assist people. This text is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series. The Social Work Experience: An Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare introduces students to the profession of social work including eight major fields of practice, and provides in-depth discussion of social welfare policy, its history, contemporary issues, and probable future trends. The book helps students understand how social workers use their professional expertise to assist people in solving a wide variety of problems to improve their lives. There are three major parts: The first part, Social Work and its Context, comprises four chapters which introduce the profession of social work, provide theoretical perspectives underlying generalist practice, investigate the concept of social justice, and explore social welfare policy and its history. The second part, Professional Practice Settings, offers an in-depth discussion of eight fields of practice: family and children’s services, mental health, health care, schools, older adult services, criminal justice, and developmental disabilities. The third and final part, A Look to the Future, views the profession through the eyes of futurists and explores the challenges and opportunities that await new social workers. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. Here’s how: Improve Critical Thinking — Discussions on values, ethics, human diversity, and generalist social work practice throughout stimulate students to think critically about varying issues. Engage Students — Case studies introduce each chapter and are carefully developed to illustrate the myriad of problems that social workers deal with in daily practice. Explore Current Issues — Includes new content on a variety of issues, including policy diversity, the environment, and much more. Apply CSWE Core Competencies

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series  Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare Book

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare


  • Author : Charles Zastrow
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2013-03-05
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 640
  • ISBN 10 : 9781285077178

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Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare Book Description :

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 Book

Social Work and Social Welfare


  • Author : Marla Berg-Weger
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN 10 : 9780415805032

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Social Work and Social Welfare Book Description :

Like the first edition of Social Work and Social Welfare: An Invitation, this edition introduces students to the knowledge, skills, and values that are essential for working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities in a variety of practice settings. With updated 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 second edition provides an up-to-date profile of the world in which today's social workers practice. At www.routledgesw.com/intro, you will find a wealth of resources to help you create a dynamic, experiential introduction to social work for your students.

Social Work and Social Welfare Book

Social Work and Social Welfare


  • Author : Jerry D. Marx
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 410
  • ISBN 10 : 0205502296

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Social Work and Social Welfare Book Description :

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.