Social Work in the 21st Century An Introduction to Social Welfare, Social Issues, and the Profession

ISBN-10: 1412975786
ISBN-13: 9781412975780
Edition: 2nd 2011
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List price: $127.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/8/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 696
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.102
Language: English

Dr. Morley D. Glicken is the former Dean of the Worden School of Social Service in San Antonio; the founding director of the Master of Social Work Department at California State University, San Bernardino; the past Director of the Master of Social Work Program at the University of Alabama; and the former Executive Director of Jewish Family Service of Greater Tucson. He has also held faculty positions in social work at the University of Kansas and Arizona State University. He currently teaches in the Department of Social Work at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. Dr. Glicken received his BA degree in social work with a minor in psychology from the University of North Dakota and holds an Master of Social Work degree from the University of Washington and the Master of Public Administration and Doctor of Social Work degrees from the University of Utah. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Fraternity. In 2010, Praeger Press published his books on workaholism and retirement and another on mature love. In 2009, Praeger Press published his book A Simple Guide to Retirement (with Brian Haas). Elsevier, Inc. published his books Evidence-Based Practice with Troubled Children and Adolescents: A Psychosocial Perspective and, Evidence Based Counseling and Psychotherapy with an Aging Population, also in 2009. In 2008 he published A Guide to Writing for Human Service Professionals for Rowman and Littlefield Publishers. In 2006 he published Life Lessons from Resilient People, published by Sage Publications. He published Working with Troubled Men: A Practitioner's Guide for Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers in 2005 and Improving the Effectiveness of the Helping Professions: An Evidence-Based Approach to Practice in 2004 for Sage Publications. In 2003 he published Violent Young Children, and Understanding and Using the Strengths Perspective for Allyn and Bacon/Longman Publishers. Dr. Glicken published two books for Allyn and Bacon/Longman Publishers in 2002: The Role of the Helping Professions in the Treatment of Victims and Perpetrators of Crime (with Dale Sechrest) and, A Simple Guide to Social Research. Dr Glicken has published over 50 articles in professional journals and has written extensively on personnel issues for Dow Jones, the publisher of the Wall Street Journal. He has held clinical social work licenses in Alabama and Kansas and is a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers. He is currently Professor Emeritus in Social Work at California State University, San Bernardino and Executive Director of the Institute for Personal Growth: A Research, Treatment, and Training Institute in Prescott, Arizona offering consulting services in counseling, research, and management. More information about Dr. Glicken may be obtained on his website: www.morleyglicken.com . A listing of all of his books may be found on Amazon.com at: https://authorcentral.amazon.com/v/1973805540 and he can be contacted by email at: mglicken@msn.com.

Preface
Social Problems, the Social Welfare Syster, the Role of Professional Social Work, Social Work Processes Adn Practice, Social Work Education
An Introduction to Social Problems, Social Welfare Organizations, and the Profession of Social Work
A Brief History of Social Work and Social Welfare: From the Poor Laws to the Progressive Policies of Barak Obama
The Social Work Process
Professional Social Work Practice: The Sophisticated Generalist
Social Work Education
The Importance of Critical Thinking and Research in Social Work Practice
Professional Social Workers Respond to Social Problems in Related Work Settings
The Economically and Socially Disadvantaged: Professional Social Work in the Public and Private Social Welfare Systems
Children in Difficulty: The Child Welfare System and Professional Social Work With Abused, Neglected, and Emotionally Troubled Children and Their Families
The Education System in America and the Role of School Social Workers
Troubled Families: The Social Welfare Safety Net and Professional Social Work With Families Experiencing Financial, Emotional, and Social Difficulties
Problems in the Workplace: Work-Related Helping Organizations and the Role of Industrial Social Work
Problems of Crime and Violence: The Legal System and the Role of Forensic Social Work
The Graying of America: Helping Organizations With Older Adults and the Role of Social Workers in Gerontology
Serious Emotional Problems and Mental Illness: Helping Organizations and the Role of Clinical Social Work
Health Problems, Disabilities, Death and Dying, and Access to Care: The Many Roles of Medical Social Workers
A Society With Serious Substance Abuse Problems: The Helping Organizations and the Role of Social Workers in Treating and Preventing Alcohol and Drug Abuse
International Issues and the Roles of Social Work
Immigration: Xenophobia, the Organizations Helping New Immigrants, and Social Work's Role in Smoothing Transitions to the United States
Natural Disasters, Terrorism, and Random Violence: Helping Organizations and the Role of Social Work in Treating Victims
International Social Problems: The Helping Organizations and the Roles of International Social Workers
Medical, Social, and Emotional Problems in the Military: The Veterans Administration and Military Social Work
Key Elements in Combating Social Problems and Achieving Social Justice
The Problems Faced by Diverse Populations: The Helping Organizations and Culturally Sensitive Social Work Practice
The Role of Social Work and Social Welfare Organizations in Developing Healthy Community Life
The Impact of Religion and Spirituality on the Social and Emotional Lives of Americans: Religiously Affiliated Social Service Institutions and the Role of Social Work
Achieving Social Justice Through Organizational Change
Social Policy
Potential Social Problems in the 21st Century and the Future Directions for Social Welfare and Social Work
Appendix: Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers
References
Additional Recommended Readings
Index
About the Author

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