Social Work Skills for Beginning Direct Practice Text, Workbook, and Interactive Web Based Case Studies

ISBN-10: 0205055222
ISBN-13: 9780205055227
Edition: 3rd 2012
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Book details

List price: $143.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/28/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Social work practice skills text/workbook plus web-based case studiesThis book is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series. This series helps students understand and master CSWE's core competencies with a variety of pedagogy highlighted competency content and critical thinking questions for the competencies throughout.Social Work Skills for Beginning Direct Practice, 3/e, guides students through all stages of the helping process and assists them in developing time-tested social work skills.By using the text/workbook PLUS the web-based, interactive case studies in MySocialWorkLab, students will gain a greater understanding of how to use social work skills in the context of each of the stages of the helping process from intake through termination. In addition, individual chapters are devoted to values and ethics; theory directed practice; cultural context of practice; basic skills for direct practice; and advanced skills for direct practice.The interactive case studies found on the book-specific MySocialWorkLabcontain video segments demonstrating different social worker-client case studies across a variety of practice contexts. Students can view the video, stop the action and respond to questions, look up references, or obtain more in-depth information about each skill segment.Teaching & Learning ExperiencePersonalize Learning MySocialWorkLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals.Improve Critical Thinking Interactive, web-based case studies, in MySocialWorkLab encourage critical thinking.Engage Students The entire text/workbook is a practical guide to teaching practice skills, designed to engage students throughout; Interactive Case Studies in MySocialWorkLab allow students to interact with virtual clients.Explore Current Issues Includes the most recent data, new coverage of ethics, intersectionality, and moreApply CSWE Core Competencies Integrates the 2008 CSWE EPAS throughout highlights competencies and practice behaviors and includes expensive pedagogy. MySocialWorkLab adds value with book-specific interactive case studies, core competency videos and hundreds of competency-based questions.Support Instructors Instructor's Manual and MySocialWorkLab with Pearson eText are included in the supplements package.Note: MySocialWorkLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySocialWorkLab, please visit: www.mysocialworklab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySocialWorkLab (at no additional cost). VP: 0205085350

An Introduction to Social Work and the Helping Process
Values and Ethics in Social Work
Theory Directed Social Work Practice
The Cultural Context of Practice: Using Interviewing Skills Effectively
Basic Skills for Direct Practice
Advanced Social Work Skills for Direct Practice
Common Errors in Direct Practice
Intake and Engagement
The Assessment Process
Problem Identification, Planning, and Contracting
Treatment and Intervention
Evaluation and Termination
Transitions: Looking Ahead
An Introduction to Social Work and the Helping Process
History of Social Work
Defining Social Work
The Helping Process
Social Worker Roles
Conclusion
Practice Test
MySocialWorkLab Interactive Case Study: Case #2: Anthony and James
MySocialWorkLab Interactive Case Study: Case #3: Mike and Karen
Values and Ethics in Social Work
Social Work Mission
Social Work Values
Social Work Ethics
Conclusion
Practice Test
MySocialWorkLab Interactive Case Study: Case #4: Mrs. Anderson, Maria and Nicole
MySocialWorkLab Interactive Case Study: Case #5: Mrs. Kita and Diane
Theory Directed Social Work Practice
Categories of Practice Theory
Meta-Frameworks for Practicing Social Work
Conclusion
Practice Test
MySocialWorkLab Interactive Case Study: Case #2: Anthony and James
MySocialWorkLab Interactive Case Study: Case #4: Mrs. Anderson, Maria and Nicole
The Cultural Context of Practice: Using Interviewing Skills Effectively
NASW Standards for Cultural Competence
Attitudes
Knowledge
Skills
Conclusion
Practice Test
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #2: Anthony and James
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #5: Mrs. Kita and Diane
Basic Skills for Direct Practice
Attending Behaviors
Interviewing Skills
Conclusion
Practice Test
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #1: Anna and Marie
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #2: Anthony and James
Advanced Social Work Skills for Direct Practice
Focusing the Interview
Advanced Skills
Integrating Social Work and Attending Behaviors
Conclusion
Practice Test
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #1: Anna and Marie
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #3: Mike and Karen
Common Errors in Direct Practice
The Pitfalls
Learning from Mistakes
Conclusion
Practice Test
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #4: Mrs. Anderson, Maria and Nicole
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #5: Mrs. Kita and Diane
Intake and Engagement
The Intake Process
Engagement and the Professional Relationship
Understanding Empathy and Rapport Building
Countertransference
Distinguishing Between a Friendship and a Professional Relationship
Self-Awareness
Developing your Personal Style
Confidentially
Meeting the Client
Signs of Successful Client Engagement
Conclusion
Practice Test
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #3: Mike and Karen
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #4: Mrs. Anderson, Maria and Nicole
The Assessment Process
Assessment
The Multidimensional Assessment
Special Populations
Conclusion
Practice Test
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #1: Anna and Marie
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #5: Mrs. Kita and Diane
Problem Identification, Planning, and Contracting
Problem Identification
Planning
Contracting
Barriers to Progress
Conclusion
Practice Test
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #2: Anthony and James
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #5: Mrs. Kita and Diane
Treatment and Intervention
Selecting Treatment Options
The Context of Treatment and Intervention
Client Motivation in Treatment
The Transtheoretical Model of Change (TTM) and Stages Of Change Model (SCM)
Building Client Capacities and Coping Skills
Brief Treatment Strategies and Techniques: Examples from Psychodynamic, Cognitive-Behavioral, and Postmodern Theoretical Perspectives
Conclusion
Practice Test
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #3: Mike and Karen
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #5: Mrs. Kita and Diane
Evaluation and Termination
Evaluating Direct Practice
Ending the Helping Relationship
Conclusion
Practice Test
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #1: Anna and Marie
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #2: Anthony and James
Transitions: Looking Ahead
What You've Learned
Transitions
Conclusion
Practice Test
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #2: Anthony and James
My Social Work Lab Interactive Case Study: Case #4: Mrs. Anderson, Maria and Nicole
Professional Writing and Documentation Guidelines
HIPPA and Confidentiality Issues
Practice Tools
De-Escalation Techniques
References
Workbook Skills
Photo Credits

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