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Book Title : Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Author : Jose B. Ashford
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2012-02-15
Pages : 768
ISBN : 9780840029119
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This lively, comprehensive introduction to human behavior in the social environment offers a multidimensional approach to the topic, with discussion of integrative practice, theory, treatment, and services as well as matters pertaining to diversity addressed throughout the text. The text provides solid coverage of foundation knowledge, integrates the biopsychosocial dimensions for assessing social functioning, and offers case studies to illuminate the applied aspects of the content. Furthermore, as part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the fifth edition thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), thus helping students connect foundation knowledge with specific practice concerns. Study tables and concept maps (for each discussion of behavior in the development chapters) clarify major phases of biopsychosocial development across the life span. This framework gives students a concrete tool for assessing human behavior from a perspective that reflects the values and knowledge base of the social work profession. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare
Author : Charles Zastrow
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2013-03-05
Pages : 640
ISBN : 9781285077178
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The bestselling introductory Social Work book on the market, Zastrow’s INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE: EMPOWERING PEOPLE, 11th Edition, is also lauded for being the most comprehensive. In addition to giving readers a thorough overview of the social work profession, this text offers a realistic view of social problems in contemporary society, equipping students with real-world insight that they can apply in practice. By presenting positive strategies in the context of the core values, ethics, skills, and knowledge base of today’s professional social worker, Zastrow encourages readers to think critically about new, workable methods for problem-solving and empowering clients. Contemporary social problems case studies, exhibits, and tables help users apply concepts and compare and contrast issues. The Eleventh Edition has been thoroughly updated to include the latest NASW Standards, as well as new and emerging issues from the field. Packed with cutting-edge coverage and comprehensive CSWE core content, INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE: EMPOWERING PEOPLE, 11th Edition, continues to inspire readers while giving them insight into real-world practice. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Empowerment Series Understanding Generalist Practice
Author : Karen K. Kirst-Ashman
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2016-12-05
Pages : 704
ISBN : 9781337515238
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Organized around the coherent and cohesive Generalist Intervention Model, this guide to generalist social work practice incorporates the knowledge, skills, and professional values needed to work with individuals and families, as well as the foundation to work with groups, communities, and organizations. Updated with new material on empathy, interdisciplinary collaboration, working with LGBTQ clients and clients with disabilities, and other topics, the book focuses on micro levels of social work practice while also discussing the interrelationship among the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, UNDERSTANDING GENERALIST PRACTICE, 8th Edition, clearly identifies content related to the latest Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) with icons throughout the text. Learning objectives, correlated to chapter headings and summaries, guide students' reading and reinforce their understanding. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Empowerment Series Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare Empowering People
Author : Charles Zastrow
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release Date : 2016-03-04
Pages : 640
ISBN : 9781305388338
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Offering a contemporary, comprehensive overview of the Social Work profession, Zastrow's bestselling INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE: EMPOWERING PEOPLE gives you a glimpse into contemporary society with a realistic view of social problems. By presenting positive strategies in the context of the core values, ethics, skills, and knowledge base of today's professional social worker, Zastrow encourages you to think critically about new and workable ways to solve problems and empower clients. Case studies, exhibits and tables on social problems give you hands-on experience applying concepts and comparing and contrasting important issues. The twelfth edition includes comprehensive Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) core content that aligns with the latest Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS), as well as insightful coverage of new and emerging issues, making it the number one book for social work students.

Book Title : Empowerment Series Research Methods for Social Work
Author : Allen Rubin
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2016-01-01
Pages : 720
ISBN : 9781305633827
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Widely considered the best text for the course, RESEARCH METHODS FOR SOCIAL WORK strikes an optimal balance of quantitative and qualitative research techniques -- illustrating how the two methods complement one another and how they can be integrated in mixed-methods studies. Rubin and Babbie's classic bestseller is acclaimed for its depth and breadth of coverage as well as for the authors' clear and often humorous writing style. A rigorous and comprehensive presentation, combined with a reader-friendly approach, helps students overcome the fear factor often associated with this course. Examples from real-world settings help students see the connections between research and social work practice. The Ninth Edition continues to incorporate coverage of evidence-based practice, and aligns with other accreditation requirements based on the EPAS guidelines. It can be used across undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate levels of study. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Psychopathology A Competency Based Assessment Model for Social Workers
Author : Susan W. Gray
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2012-02-15
Pages : 480
ISBN : 9781133709626
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Written by social workers, PSYCHOPATHOLOGY views mental disorders through the strengths-perspective. It is unique in its ability to summarize the current state of knowledge about mental disorders and applies a competency-based assessment model for understanding psychopathology. Complete with detailed and realistic vignettes that are unavailable in other texts for the course, PSYCHOPATHOLOGY presents strategies for building on clients' strengths and resilience and offers insights to social workers regarding their role in working with the mentally ill. Additional resources available to package with the text, including a DVD and CourseMate, further enhance the text with such helpful material as video illustrating clinician/client interaction, and study tools that reinforce learning. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the third edition is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Brooks Cole Empowerment Series An Introduction to Family Social Work
Author : Donald Collins
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2012-03-05
Pages : 512
ISBN : 9781133312628
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Designed for students who will work with families, but not necessarily continue with advanced family therapy training, AN INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY SOCIAL WORK, Fourth Edition provides a strong foundation in the concepts and skills necessary for success in the profession. The text features engaging case studies, end-of-chapter exercises, illustrations, and graphics to help students master the material. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Brooks Cole Empowerment Series The Skills of Helping Individuals Families Groups and Communities
Author : Lawrence Shulman
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2012-07-24
Pages : 816
ISBN : 9781111521257
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This seventh edition demonstrates how there are common elements, core processes, and skills across all stages of helping and throughout work with all populations -- including individuals, families, groups, and communities. The text defines, illustrates, and teaches helping skills and provides manageable models for understanding them. It also looks at the underlying process and its associated set of core skills. Part of the BROOKS/COLE EMPOWERMENT SERIES, this edition integrates the core competencies and practice behaviors outlined in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards set by the Council on Social Work Education. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Understanding Generalist Practice
Author : Karen Kirst-Ashman
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2011-01-10
Pages : 696
ISBN : 9780840033826
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Organized around the authors’ coherent and cohesive Generalist Intervention Model, this introductory guide to generalist social work practice gives students the knowledge and skills they need to work with individuals and families, as well as the foundation to work with groups, communities, and organizations. This edition emphasizes the interrelationship between the micro, mezzo, and macro levels of social work practice. As part of the BROOKS/COLE EMPOWERMENT SERIES, it clearly identifies the latest Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) with icons in the text and supplements designed to teach and assess the latest competencies and practice behaviors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Empowerment Series Social Work and Social Welfare
Author : Rosalie Ambrosino
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2015-02-03
Pages : 576
ISBN : 9781305480667
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Reflecting the latest practices, accreditation requirements, and developments from the field, the eighth edition of bestselling SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE gives readers a broad understanding about the social work profession and the role it plays in the social welfare system. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the text is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the current Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). With its signature systems/ecological approach to understanding social welfare, the book focuses on specific social welfare areas in which social workers play major roles in policy and practice. It adopts the philosophy that there are many reasons why social problems occur, and that students need to understand the history, values, and economic, political, and cultural factors that surround these issues and the attempts to solve or address them. Instead of presenting a specific political perspective, the authors encourage readers to think critically about issues in a new way. Each chapter opens with a vignette about a social worker in a specific setting and closes with information about the career opportunities for social workers in the area discussed. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.