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Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series: an Introduction to Family Social Work

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ISBN-10: 1133312624

ISBN-13: 9781133312628

Edition: 4th 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Donald Collins, Catheleen Jordan, Heather Coleman

List price: $173.95
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AN INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY SOCIAL WORK, Fourth Edition provides a strong foundation in the concepts and skills you will need to succeed in practice with families. The book offers engaging case studies, end-of-chapter exercises, illustrations, and graphics to familiarize you with the topics at hand.
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Book details

List price: $173.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 3/5/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.38" wide x 9.13" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.672

Dr. Collins is a Professor of Social Work at the University of Calgary. He is also a part-time family therapist, and spent ten years as a volunteer family therapist and supervisor. His research and areas of interest include social work education; social work practice couples, families, and individuals of all ages; child abuse; family violence; teaching and learning issues; program and case level evaluation; and case management. Dr. Collins has authored and co-authored numerous articles and texts.

Dr. Catheleen Jordan is Professor of Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington, where she has taught in the master's and doctoral programs since 1985. Her areas of expertise are family assessment and treatment, clinical research, and family-work issues. She currently serves as chair of the Direct Practice Sequence and Secretary of the Board for NASW-Texas. She is co-author of additional texts, including FAMILY PRACTICE: BRIEF SYSTEMS METHODS FOR SOCIAL WORK and FAMILY TREATMENT: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE WITH POPULATIONS AT RISK.