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Introduction to the Profession of Social Work Becoming a Change Agent

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ISBN-10: 0495601705

ISBN-13: 9780495601708

Edition: 3rd 2010

Authors: Elizabeth A. Segal, Karen E. Gerdes, Sue Steiner

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List price: $195.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 1/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Karen Gerdes is Professor Emeritus at the Arizona State University School of Social Work. Her articles have appeared in such journals as the Journal of Social Work Education, The Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, and Journal of Public Affairs Education. Dr. Gerdes's areas of interest include conation and the conative mind.

Sue Steiner is Professor at California State University, Chico School of Social Work. Her areas of interest include macro practice/community organizing, social welfare policy, and teaching effectiveness. She is a co-author of a book on self-care in social work and has published articles in numerous journals.

What Is Social Work?
The Social Welfare System
Social Justice and Civil Rights
Poverty and Economic Disparity
Modes of Intervention
Working with Diverse Populations
Child Welfare: Working with Children and their Families
Gerontology: Working with People who are Older
Health Care Services
Mental Health Services
School Social Work
The Workplace
Substance Abuse
Violence, Victims, and Criminal Justice
Crisis, Trauma and Disasters
NASW Code of Ethics
Web Resources