Social Work Experience An Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare

ISBN-10: 0205064590
ISBN-13: 9780205064595
Edition: 6th 2013
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Book details

List price: $59.41
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/1/1950
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

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 Welfareintroduces 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:Personalize Learning –MySearchLab 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 –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 –The text integrates the 2008 CSWE EPAS, with critical thinking questions and practice tests to assess student understanding and development of competency.Support Instructors –An Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank, Computerized Test Bank (MyTest), BlackBoard Test Item File, MySearchLab with Pearson eText, and PowerPoint presentations are included in the outstanding supplements package.

In this section
Brief Table Of Contents
Full Table Of Contents
Brief Table of Contents
Preface
Social Work and Its Context
The Social Work Profession
Theoretical Perspectives for Social Workers
Social Justice, Poverty, and Populations At Risk
Social Welfare Policy: Historical Perspectives
Professional Practice Settings
Family and Children's Services
Social Work in Mental Health
Social Work in Health Care
Social Work in the Schools
Substance Abuse Services
Social Work with Older Adults
Social Work and Criminal Justice
Developmental Disabilities and Social Work
A Look at the Future
Future Challenges and Closing Notes
References
Credits
Index
Full table of contents: part i
Social Work and Its Context
The Social Work Profession
Susan Dunn
Social Work: A Unique Profession
Professional Social Workers
Generalist BSW Social Workers
The Professional Competencies and Practice Behaviors of the BSW Social Worker
The Baccalaureate Social Work Curriculum: How Competence and Expertise Evolve
Advanced Practice: Social Workers with MSW and PhD Degrees
The Environment and Context of Practice
A Broader Ecological Perspective
Selecting a Career in Social Work
Pamela Wright
Alan Martin
Madeleine Johnson
Education and the Social Work Career Ladder
Employment Opportunities
A Research Question: Where Do Social Work College Graduates Find Jobs?
Employment Patterns for MSWs
Salaries and Demand for Social Workers
Future Employment Opportunities for Social Workers
Legal Regulation of the Profession
State Licensure and Certification
NASW Certification of Professional Achievement
Professional Social Work Organizations
The National Association of Social Workers
The Council on Social Work Education
The National Association of Black Social Workers
The National Association of Puerto Rican & Hispanic Social Workers
Other Professional Organizations
International Social Work Organizations
Comparing Related Occupations
Sociology
Psychology
Counseling
Marriage and Family Therapy
Psychiatry
Human Services
How Professions Relate
History of Social Work: Linkage to Social Justice
Summary
Practice Test
MySearchLab Connections
Theoretical Perspectives for Social Workers
The Several Roles of Stephanie Hermann, BSW
Brockton Manor
Sandra McLean: The Effects of Institutionalization
Ongoing Challenges of Community Placement
Social Work and Systems Theory
The Ecosystems Perspective
The Generalist Approach
Levels of Intervention
Global, Environmental, and Spiritual Considerations
The Intervention Process
Values, Ethics, and Human Diversity
Social Justice and Populations at Risk
The Strengths Perspective: Resilience and Empowerment
Political Perspectives
The Political Spectrum
Conservative Perspectives
Liberal or Progressive Perspectives
Neoliberalism and Neoconservatism
Radical Perspectives
The Political Spectrum and Social Welfare Policy
Turning to Each OtherSummary
Practice Test
MySearchLab Connections
Social Justice, Poverty, and Populations At Risk
Juanita Chavez
Social Justice, Poverty, and Populations at Risk
Social and Economic Justice
The Impact of Poverty
Populations at Risk
Children
Women
Older Adults
Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups
People with Disabilities
Gay and Lesbian Persons
Potent Forms of Discrimination in the United States
Racism
Sexism
Ageism
Heterosexism and Homophobia
Social Justice Issues in the 21stCentury
SummaryPractice Test
MySearchLab Connections
Social Welfare Policy: Historical Perspectives
Donna Rudnitski
The Rutherford Family
Social Welfare Policy and Social Justice
Social Welfare Policy in the Old World
Social Welfare Concepts: Residual versus Institutional
Old World Historical Roots
The Elizabethan Poor Law and the Act of Settlement
Poor Relief in the United States
Values
The Charity Organization Society and the Settlement House Movement
Social Welfare in the United States in the 20thCentury
The Progressive Years, 1900-1930
Federal Initiatives, 1930-1068
Cutting Back the Welfare State, 1968 to the Present: Earned Income
Tax Credit and Welfare Reform
Social Welfare Policy in the 21stCentury
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
The Working Poor and the Earned Income Tax Credit
Privatization
The Faith-Based Trend
An International Perspective
Sweden
Japan
Progress of Social Justice Today
NASW and Ongoing Human Rights Efforts
Summary
Practice Test
MySearchLab Connections
Professional Practice Settings
Family and Children's Services
LaTanya Tracy
Historical Perspectives on Family and Children�s Services
The Child Welfare Movement and Protective Services Programs
Children�s Rights as International Law
Social Work in Mental Health
Social Work in Health Care
Social Work in the Schools
Substance Abuse Services
Social Work with Older Adults

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