Techniques and Guidelines for Social Work Practice / Edition 8

Techniques and Guidelines for Social Work Practice / Edition 8

by Bradford W. Sheafor, Charles R. Horejsi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205578098

ISBN-13: 9780205578092

Pub. Date: 01/01/2008

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

This latest edition of Techniques and Guidelines for Social Work Practice continues to provide students of social work with a one-of-a-kind resource designed to emphasize the many different techniques needed for successful practice.

Carefully updated to provide students with easy access to the most current information on

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This latest edition of Techniques and Guidelines for Social Work Practice continues to provide students of social work with a one-of-a-kind resource designed to emphasize the many different techniques needed for successful practice.

Carefully updated to provide students with easy access to the most current information on fundamental techniques required for social work practice from the generalist perspective, this text illustrates the multiple tools needed for both direct and indirect intervention activities.

Touching upon everything from basic helping skills, to guidelines for preparing grant applications, the content of this text is so widely applicable it is a valuable aid for all professional social workers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205578092
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Series:
Alternative eText Formats Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.69(w) x 9.44(h) x 1.47(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The domain of the social work profession3
Ch. 2Merging person with profession17
Ch. 3Merging the person's art with the profession's science37
Ch. 4The roles and functions performed by social workers55
Ch. 5Guiding principles for social workers68
Ch. 6Practice frameworks for social work82
Ch. 7Facilitating change through decision making119
Ch. 8Basic communication and helping skills134
Ch. 9Basic skills for agency practice181
Ch. 10Intake and engagement203
Ch. 11Data collection and assessment246
Ch. 12Planning and contracting336
Ch. 13Intervention and monitoring381
Ch. 14Evaluation and termination469
Ch. 15Guidelines for working with vulnerable client groups512
Ch. 16Techniques for sustaining social work practice581

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