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Case Studies In Social Work Practice

Author : Craig W. LeCroy
ISBN : 9781118416228
Genre : Social Science
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A practical approach to understanding social work concepts in action that integrates theory and practice In this updated edition of the classic social work text, students and instructors have access to real-world demonstrations of how social work theories and concepts can be applied in practice. The case studies in this book bridge the gap between the classroom and the field by allowing students to discover the when, why, and how of social work principles. Brief but comprehensive topic overviews are brought to life by case studies that apply general theories to the work of social work. Each of the book's nine sections cover an essential area of social work, encompassing the micro, mezzo, and macro levels Highly readable explanations are followed by 3-5 case studies relating theory to the living practice of real social workers Topics include Generalist Practice; Family Therapy, Treatment of Adults; and Diversity Approaching each topic from a variety of different theoretical bases, this essential text allow students to learn by concrete example, experiencing social work concepts as they are applied in the profession today.

International Social Work Practice

Author : Joanna E. Bettmann
ISBN : 9780415783651
Genre : Social Science
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This book compares and contrasts divergent social work approaches in countries around the world, providing students with a unique perspective on social work as it is actually practised. Using case studies from frontline practitioners from across the globe, this innovative new textbook stimulates critical thinking about international social work practice issues. Providing a review of both country-specific social work practices and universal social work issues, the text looks at a variety of core social work topics, framed here in terms of CSWE competencies. Set within a theoretical framework presented in the introductory chapter, the subjects covered include: child welfare intimate partner violence family conflict and communication elder care substance abuse trauma. Each chapter presents several case studies exploring range of issues within the broader topic and each case study is commented on by two narratives from social work academics and practitioners from different countries, providing different cultural perspectives. Taking a practical hands-on approach, this text includes a dedicated section for classroom use, with discussion questions, classroom exercises and additional cases for your own analysis. It will be particularly useful to BSW and MSW students taking courses in international social work, practice, social welfare and human behaviour.

Case Studies On Sexual Orientation And Gender Expression In Social Work Practice

Author : Lori Messinger
ISBN : 023112743X
Genre : Political Science
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This casebook focuses on sexual orientation and gender expression in relation to social work practice. An excellent resource, it offers 29 cases illustrating the variety of issues facing gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) people and communities in five practice settings-individuals, couples and families, communities and organizations, groups, and policy and research. The book also contains discussion questions, classroom exercises, and suggested readings for each case, so educators can easily integrate GLBT content into the classroom. Case Studies on Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression in Social Work Practice may be used on its own, in conjunction with another textbook, or as a complement to Deana F. Morrow and Lori Messinger's Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression in Social Work Practice: Working with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People (Columbia, 2006). Messinger and Morrow are award-winning teachers and their groundbreaking book is key for culturally competent undergraduate or graduate courses in practice, policy, human behavior and the social environment, research, and field education.

Macro Case Studies In Social Work

Author : Robert W. McClelland
ISBN : UOM:39015048577400
Genre : Social Science
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Practising Social Work Research

Author : Rick Csiernik
ISBN : 9781487510558
Genre : Social Science
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Research skills are as critical to social work practitioners as skills in individual and group counselling, policy analysis, and community development. Adopting strategies similar to those used in direct practice courses, this book integrates research with social work practice, and in so doing promotes an understanding and appreciation of the research process. This second edition of Practising Social Work Research comprises twenty-three case studies that illustrate different research approaches, including quantitative, qualitative, single-subject, and mixed methods. Six are new to this edition, and examine research with First Nations, organizing qualitative data, and statistics. Through these real-life examples, the authors demonstrate the processes of conceptualization, operationalization, sampling, data collection and processing, and implementation. Designed to help the student and practitioner become more comfortable with research procedures, Practising Social Work Research capitalizes on the strengths that social work students bring to assessment and problem solving.

Case Studies In Generalist Practice

Author : Robert F. Rivas
ISBN : IND:30000100433857
Genre : Medical
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This book is a compilation of real cases submitted by social workers and faculty teaching social work courses. The cases help students understand how clients, issues, and agencies interact, as well as see how that understanding connects with the actual "doing" of generalist social work practice. The cases reflect a broad range of courses in the social work curriculum and the most current CSWE standards.

Contemporary Social Work Practice W Ethics Primer Case Study Cd And Powerweb

Author : Martha Dewees
ISBN : 0073195758
Genre : Social Science
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The second of five books in McGraw-Hill's new series NEW DIRECTIONS IN SOCIAL WORK, this text helps translate the guiding theoretical perspectives of social justice, human rights, and critical social construction into purposeful social work practice. Each new copy of the text is packaged free with a companion interactive CD-ROM offering case studies based on actual practice situations, as well as a concise ethics primer!

Social Work Practice

Author : Cynthia Bisman
ISBN : UOM:39015032437611
Genre : Psychology
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Drawing on over 20 years of practicing social work and more than 15 years of teaching in the field, Cynthia Bisman has developed the components of practice (relationship, assessment, communication, self awareness/use of self, and intervention) into general principles that all practitioners can follow, regardless of their particular theoretical approach or specialized training. Through the use of case studies, this book articulates and analyzes professional social work case work practice and answers such questions as "What is practice?," "Is ther a theory of practice apart from specific interventions?," and "How does one execute practice?" Readers will learn not only specific skills, but also how to think about what they are doing; how to understand practice within context of the profession's values, ethics, and historical traditions; and how to view the relationship of practice to policy issues.

Social Work Case Management

Author : Michael J. Holosko
ISBN : 9781483374499
Genre : Social Science
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Social Work Case Management: Case Studies From the Frontlines by Michael J. Holosko is an innovative book that equips readers with the knowledge and skills they need to be effective case management practitioners in a variety of health and human service organizations. A must-read for students and professionals in social work, this important work introduces a unique Task-Centered Case Management Model built around the unifying principles of the profession—person-in-environment, strengths-based work, and ecological perspective. Over twenty case studies by case managers and professionals offer innovative practice insights, illustrating the practice roles and responsibilities of today's case managers and the realities of conducting case management in today’s growing, exciting, and challenging field.

Cases In Macro Social Work Practice

Author : David P. Fauri
ISBN : 0205498477
Genre : Social Science
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The Third Edition of Cases in Macro Social Work Practice provides relevant, contemporary, macro practice case scenarios that reflect practice dilemmas and challenges typically experienced by social workers in organizational, community, and policy practice areas. It emphasizes the change process in both domestic and international settings by using a theoretical and practice perspective, and follows the outline of the Fourth Edition of Social Work Macro Practice--written by F. Ellen Netting, Peter Kettner, and Steven McMurtry. Please Note: Cases in Macro Social Work Practice may be value-packaged with S ocial Work Macro Practice at a special discount. Contact your local representative for

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