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Introduction to the Profession of Social Work

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ISBN-10: 0840029101

ISBN-13: 9780840029102

Edition: 4th 2013

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

List price: $183.95
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The fourth edition of Segal, Gerdes, and Steiner's AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PROFESSION OF SOCIAL WORK provides a balanced introduction to the social work profession and helps students to understand the role that the profession plays in the social welfare system. The authors' supportive tone and experiential approach inspires interest in and enthusiasm toward future careers in social work. The book is designed to encourage both knowledge building and self-exploration--skills that are essential in developing good social work practice. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the fourth edition is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice…    
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Book details

List price: $183.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 1/23/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
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.