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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.

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.

Practising Social Work Research

Author : Rick Csiernik
ISBN : 9781487520151
Genre : Social Science
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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.

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.

Social Work Practice

Author : Vimala Pillari Thangavelu
ISBN : OCLC:895667014
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Applying Theory To Generalist Social Work Practice

Author : Carol L. Langer
ISBN : 9781118859766
Genre : Political Science
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"The authors begin with an overview how theories are used in social work practice. The book then covers twelve evidence-based theories that are most commonly used by social workers with an undergraduate degree only: ecological & systems theory, stengths perspective, task-centered appraoch, conflict theory, humanistic & client centered, cognitive and behavioral theories, empowerment theory, constructivism, narrative theory, solution focused brief therapy, crisis theory, and critical and feminist theory"--

Social Work Skills For Beginning Direct Practice

Author : Linda K. Cummins
ISBN : 0134114310
Genre : Social case work
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This package includes the REVEL(tm) access card and loose-leaf version. REVEL is Pearson's newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, REVEL is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience-for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. Guide students through all stages of the helping process and assist them in developing time-tested social work skills. REVEL for Social Work Skills for Beginning Direct Practice: Text, Workbook and Interactive Multimedia Case Studies, Fourth Edition, provides social work students with the social work practice knowledge and skills required for engaging in a successful helping process with clients. The integrated text, workbook, and interactive multimedia cases allow students to explore how to use social work skills in each stage of the helping process-from engagement and intake through termination. Students learn about attending behaviors, basic interviewing skills such as lead-in responses, paraphrasing, and reflection of feelings, and more advanced skills such as confrontation and summarization. Students then learn how to apply these essential interviewing skills in order to work effectively with diverse client groups. Social work theory, policy, therapeutic approaches, and evaluation techniques are integrated throughout the book to provide the essential elements of direct social work practice. The new edition includes expanded content on cultural competency, cultural awareness, evaluation, and client termination and keeps students up-to-date with the information they need to provide thorough, effective, direct social work practice with diverse client groups. NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. In addition to the access card included in this package, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use REVEL(tm). Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access code for REVEL may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. 0134114310 / 9780134114316 REVEL for Social Work Skills for Beginning Direct Practice: Text, Workbook and Interactive Multimedia Case Studies with Loose-Leaf Version Package consists of: 0134114299 / 9780134114293 Social Work Skills for Beginning Direct Practice: Text, Workbook and Interactive Multimedia Case Studies Loose-Leaf Version 013430327X / 9780134303277 REVEL for Social Work Skills for Beginning Direct Practice: Text, Workbook and Interactive Multimedia Case Studies -- Access Card

Groupwork Practice In Social Work

Author : Trevor Lindsay
ISBN : 9781473904897
Genre : Social Science
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The social work degree requires that students clearly demonstrate competence in working with groups. Many social work students will begin working with families, communities and organisations before they qualify and are regularly assessed on this groupwork practice through assignments and observation. Specialist skills are needed to cope in challenging groups and the authors look at how students can develop their existing skills to cope and respond to challenges. The practical focus of this book on planning, organising, facilitating and evaluating groupwork will help students to develop their skills and pass assessment, increasing confidence during placement groupwork activities. A practical and accessible textbook, Groupwork Practice in Social Work is essential reading to help students through their complex and challenging Groupwork assessments. Key updates: New material on working with service user groups New material for students who are being assessed in a group Updated case studies This book is in the Transforming Social Work Practice series. All books in the series are affordable, mapped to the Social Work Curriculum, practical with clear links between theory & practice and written to the Professional Capabilities Framework.

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