Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare: Empowering People with Other / Edition 8

Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare: Empowering People with Other / Edition 8

by Charles H. Zastrow
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534608221

ISBN-13: 9780534608224

Pub. Date: 07/28/2003

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

Zastrow's comprehensive introduction to social work and social welfare looks at today's society with a realistic view of social problems and presents students with positive strategies in the context of the core values, ethics, skills and knowledge base of today's professional social worker. Zastrow provides solid content on both theory and practice skills,

Overview

Zastrow's comprehensive introduction to social work and social welfare looks at today's society with a realistic view of social problems and presents students with positive strategies in the context of the core values, ethics, skills and knowledge base of today's professional social worker. Zastrow provides solid content on both theory and practice skills, interwoven within the social problems context and encourages students to think about new and realistic ways to solve problems and empower clients. Cases, exhibits, and tables help apply concepts and also help students to compare and contrast the issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534608224
Publisher:
Wadsworth Publishing Company
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.94(w) x 10.48(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: INTRODUCTION: SOCIAL WELFARE AND SOCIAL WORK. 1. Social Welfare: Its Business, History, and Future. 2. Social Work as a Profession and a Career. 3. Generalist Social Work Practice. Part II: SOCIAL PROBLEMS AND SOCIAL SERVICES. 4. Poverty and Public Welfare. 5. Emotional/Behavioral Problems and Counseling. 6. Family Problems and Services to Families. 7. Sexual Orientation, Sexual Concerns, and Sex Counseling. 8. Drug Abuse and Drug Treatment Programs. 9. Crime, Juvenile Delinquency, and Correctional Services. 10. Problems in Education and School Social Work. 11. Work-Related Problems and Social Work in the Workplace. 12. Racism, Ethnocentrism, and Strategies for Advancing Social and Economic Justice. 13. Sexism and Efforts for Achieving Equality. 14. Aging and Gerontological Services. 15. Health Problems and Medical Social Services. 16. Physical and Mental Disabilities and Rehabilitation. 17. Overpopulation, Misuse of the Environment, and Family Planning. Appendix. Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers.

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