Social Work An Empowering Profession

ISBN-10: 0205853110

ISBN-13: 9780205853113

Edition: 8th 2014

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This access code card gives you access to all of MySearchLab's tools and resources, including a complete eText of your book. You can also buy immediate access to MySearchLab with Pearson eText online with a credit card atwww.mysearchlab.com.Applies the empowerment perspective to the Social Work profession.Social Work: An Empowering Profession, 8e introduces 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 - digital and print. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson's MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more.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
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Book details

List price: $66.67
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/13/2013
Binding: Print, Other 
Pages: 504
Size: 6.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.088
Language: English

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;

In this Section:
Brief Table of Contents
Full Table of Contents
Brief Table Of Contents:
The Profession of Social Work
Social Work: A Helping Profession
An Evolving Profession
Social Work and Social Systems
The Social Service Delivery System
Social Work Perspectives
Values and Ethics in Social Work
Human Rights and Social Justice
Diversity and Social Work
Generalist Social Work
Empowerment Social Work Practice
Social Work Functions and Roles
Social Work and Social Policy
Contemporary Issues in Fields of Practice
Social Work and Poverty, Homelessness, Unemployment, and Criminal Justice
Social Work in Health, Rehabilitation, and Mental Health
Social Work with Families and Youths
Adult and Aging Services
Full Table Of Contents:
The Profession of Social Work
Social Work: A Helping Profession
Who Are Social Workers?
What Do Social Workers Do?
What Is the Purpose of Social Work?
How Are Social Work and Social Welfare Related?
How Is Social Work an Empowering Profession?
Looking Forward
Practice Test
An Evolving Profession
The Emergence of Social Work as a Profession
Defining Social Work as a Profession
The Quest for Professional Status
The Common Base of Social Work Practice
Tenets for the Social Work Profession
Looking Forward
Practice Test
Social Work and Social Systems
The Ecosystems Perspective
Social Functioning
Client Systems in Social Work
Social Work Methods
Looking Forward
Practice Test
The Social Service Delivery System
Social Service Settings
The Funding of Services
Staffing Patterns
Self-Help Groups as Resources
Service Delivery Issues
Looking Forward
Practice Test
Social Work Perspectives
Values and Ethics in Social Work
Values and Ethics
The Foundation of Professional Social Work Values
The Value Context of Social Work
Social Work Codes of Ethics
Ethical Principles for Social Work
Ethical Preferences for Empowerment Social Work
Looking Forward
Practice Test
Human Rights and Social Justice
Human Rights in Society
Social Justice
Social Injustice: The "Isms"
The Bases of Social Injustice
Effects of Social Injustice
Opportunities, Obstacles, and Empowerment
Social Work as a Human Rights and Social Justice Profession
Looking Forward
Practice Test
Diversity and Social Work
Diversity and Social Work
Multicultural Social Work Practice
Racial and Ethnic Diversity
Sexual Diversity
Social Work with Diverse Populations
Looking Forward
Practice Test
Generalist Social Work
Empowerment Social Work Practice
The Empowerment Base of Social Work Practice
Engagement
Assessment
Implementation: Intervention and Evaluation
Looking Forward
Practice Test
Social Work Functions and Roles
A Generalist Approach
Consultancy
Resource Management
Education
Looking Forward
Practice Test
Social Work and Social Policy
Social Policy
Social Policy and Political Ideologies
Social Work and Social Policy
Street-Level Services
Public Welfare Policy in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries
Current Public Welfare Programs
Looking Forward
Practice Test
Contemporary Issues in Fields of Practice
Social Work and Poverty, Homelessness, Unemployment, and Criminal Justice
Social Work and Poverty
Social Work and Homelessness
Social Work and Unemployment
Social Work in Criminal Justice
Concluding Remarks
Practice Test
Social Work in Health, Rehabilitation, and Mental Health
Social Work in Health Systems
Social Work and Genetics
Social Work and AIDS
Social Work and Physical Disabilities
Social Work and Developmental Disabilities
Social Work and Mental Health
Social Work and Chemical Dependency
Concluding Remarks
Practice Test
Social Work with Families and Youths
The Contemporary Family
Child Maltreatment
Child Welfare Services
Social Work in the Schools
Specialized Services for Adolescents
Concluding Remarks
Practice Test
Adult and Aging Services
Services for Adults
Caregiving for Aging Parents and Life Partners
Intimate Partner Violence
Elder Abuse
Services for Older Adults
Concluding Remarks
Practice Test
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