Social Work: An Empowering Profession / Edition 7

Social Work: An Empowering Profession / Edition 7

by Brenda L. DuBois, Karla Krogsrud Miley
     
 

Emphasizing the empowerment perspective, this textbook integrates the CSWE foundational content areas with themes of social justice. The book takes a strong generalist eco-systems approach while examining values and ethics, cultural diversity, social justice, social work practice, human behavior, populations at risk, and policy and services. It details the role of the… See more details below

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Emphasizing the empowerment perspective, this textbook integrates the CSWE foundational content areas with themes of social justice. The book takes a strong generalist eco-systems approach while examining values and ethics, cultural diversity, social justice, social work practice, human behavior, populations at risk, and policy and services. It details the role of the social worker in consultation, resource management, and education. DuBois is affiliated with St. Ambrose University; Miley, with Black Hawk College. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205769926
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/28/2010
Series:
Mysocialworklab (Access Codes) Series
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Social Work: A Helping Profession3
2An Evolving Profession29
3Social Work and Social Systems59
4The Social Service Delivery System86
5Values and Ethics in Social Work119
6Social Work and Social Justice145
7Diversity and Social Work172
8Empowering Processes for Social Work Practice211
9Social Work Functions and Roles247
10Social Work and Social Policy281
11Social Work in the Public Domain311
12Social Work in Health, Rehabilitation, and Mental Health340
13Social Work and Family Issues380
14Social Work Across the Life Span421
Epilogue458
Appendix A NASW Code of Ethics460
Appendix B A Code of Ethics for Radical Social Service Workers468
References471
Name Index505
Subject Index513

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