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Social Work An Empowering Profession

ISBN-10: 020584894X
ISBN-13: 9780205848942
Edition: 8th 2014
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Description: Applies the empowerment perspective to the Social Work profession. Social Work: An Empowering Profession,8eintroduces the social work profession and interweaves contemporary themes of strength, human rights, and social justices. In addition, the  More...

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List price: $153.40
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 1/18/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

Applies the empowerment perspective to the Social Work profession. Social Work: An Empowering Profession,8eintroduces the social work profession and interweaves contemporary themes of strength, human rights, and social justices. In addition, the text details the empowerment-oriented roles of the social worker as consultant, resource manager, and educator. Connecting Core Competencies series --Each chapter highlights the core competencies and practice behavior examples found in the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Critical thinking questions throughout reinforces these connections. MySearchLab.com activities enhance the student experience by integrating the mastery of CSWE's core competencies with practice and research. This text is available in a variety of formats – print and digital. Check your favorite digital provider for your etext, including Coursesmart, Kindle, Nook, and more. To learn more about our programs, pricing options and customization, click the Choices tab. Learning GoalsUpon completing this book, readers will be able to:Understand the Social Work Profession.Apply principles of empowerment to various fields of social work practice.Apply critical thinking skills to case scenarios presented throughout the text.Analyze issues faced by clients using a human right and social frame.Examine personal perspectives and biases.0205922384 / 9780205922383 Social Work: An Empowering Profession Plus MySearchLab with eText -- Access Card PackagePackage consists of:   0205239927 / 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card020584894X / 9780205848942 Social Work: An Empowering Profession 

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Brenda DuBois, MSW,LCSW, Ph.D. is Professor of Social Work at St. Ambrose University , Davenport, Iowa. She has been a graduate and undergraduate social work educator in Iowa for thirty-three years.nbsp; Professor DuBois received her masters degree in social work in 1977 at the University of Iowa and a doctorate in educational administration from Illinois State University in 2002. She has extensive social work practice and consultation experience in public welfare, community planning, organizational development, and program evaluation.nbsp; Dr. DuBois serves as a member on a number of community agency initiatives, ethics committees, and as a board member to agencies in the Quad Cities. She has published several articles on ethics and empowerment and has co-authored two social work texts on empowerment in social work: Social Work: An Empowering Profession with Karla Miley and Generalist Social Work Practice: An Empowering Approach with Karla Miley and Michael Orsquo;Melia. Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Karla Miley, MSW,LSW is Professor Emerita, Black Hawk College, Moline, Illinois.nbsp; She has been a graduate and undergraduate social work educator in Illinois and Iowa for thirty years.nbsp; Professor Miley received her masters degree in social work in 1966 at the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration. nbsp;She has extensive social work practice and consultation experience in school social work, health care, child welfare, and aging services.nbsp; Professor Miley has served as a member on a number of community agency initiatives and boards. She has published several articles on ethics and empowerment and has co-authored two social work texts on empowerment in social work: Social Work: An Empowering Profession with Brenda DuBois and Generalist Social Work Practice: An Empowering Approach with Brenda DuBois and Michael Orsquo;Melia.nbsp;

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