Professional Communication Skills in Social Work

ISBN-10: 0205524214

ISBN-13: 9780205524211

Edition: 2008

List price: $80.20
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Social Work Communication Skillsfocuses on helping students learn essential communication skills in order to work effectively as a professional social worker.nbsp;Itnbsp;includes hands-on individual and group exercises that serve to enhance studentsrsquo; understanding of the importance of professional communication skills in the field of social work.nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;
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Book details

List price: $80.20
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/30/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgements
A Brief History of Social Work
History of Social Work
Formation of Social Work inEngland
Elizabethan Poor Laws
Impact of Americarsquo;s Civil War
Thomas Bernard
Octavia Hill
Formation of Social Work in America
Americarsquo;s Social Welfare Programs
Social Welfare of the Late 1800s, Early 1900s
Bostonrsquo;s Charity Organizations
New Yorkrsquo;s Charity Organization Society
Important Contributors to Social Work
Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr
Mary E. Richmond
President Franklin Delano Rooseveltrsquo;s New Deal Plan
Definition and Characteristics of Social Work
Defining Social Work
Characteristics of Social Work
Dimensions of Social Work
The Social Work Milieu and Context
What Is Social Work?
What Does a Social Worker Do?
Why Are Professional Communication Skills Pertinent to the Profession?
Professional
Written Communication
Communicating About Yourself
Expectations and Practice Exploration
Applying What You Have Learned
The Job Search
Todayrsquo;s Job Market
Education
Demographics of Interest
Applying What You Have Learned
Writing a Resumeacute; and Cover Letter
Traditional Resumeacute;
Traditional Resumeacute; Guidelines
E-Resumeacute;
E-Resumeacute; Guidelines
Resumeacute; Styles
Cover Letter Guidelines
Applying What You Have Learned
The Interview
Preparation
Nonverbal Communication
Appearance
The Appointment
Follow-Up of the Interview Process
Chapter Summary and Conclusion
Key Words and Concepts
References
Finding and Communicating Current Knowledge
Research Topic and Resources
Choosing a Research Topic
Resources
Applying What You Have Learned
The Traditional Library
The Library of Congress <P style="M
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