Charles Zastrow, MSW and Ph.D., is currently Professor in the MSW program at George Williams College in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, and previously taught in the Social Work Department, University of WisconsinWhitewater for many years. He has worked as a practitioner in a variety of public and private social welfare agencies and has chaired 14 social work accreditation site visit teams for the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). He has served two terms as a commissioner on the Commission on Accreditation of CSWE. He is currently a member of the Council on Publications of CSWE. Dr. Zastrow is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Wisconsin. In addition to INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE, Dr. Zastrow has written five other textbooks: THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL WORK (Eighth Edition), SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS (Sixth Edition), SOCIAL PROBLEMS: ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS (Fifth Edition), UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT (Seventh Edition; with Dr. Karen Kirst-Ashman), and YOU ARE WHAT YOU THINK: A GUIDE TO SELF-REALIZATION.