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Social Work for the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Opportunities
     

Social Work for the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Opportunities

by John T. Pardeck
 

This work is a critical analysis of the various aspects of social work education and practice. It argues that social work is still a profession searching for a firm identity and a clear and respectful image. The incorporation of science and scientific approach into social work education and practice appears to be the key for the profession to continue to grow and

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This work is a critical analysis of the various aspects of social work education and practice. It argues that social work is still a profession searching for a firm identity and a clear and respectful image. The incorporation of science and scientific approach into social work education and practice appears to be the key for the profession to continue to grow and gain its rightful place in the professional and academic communities. Lastly, this book is intended to generate productive dialogues to advance the profession and its educational processes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313081507
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/30/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
179 KB

Meet the Author

JOHN T. PARDECK is Professor Emeritus in the School of Social Work at Southwest Missouri State University. He is the author of Social Work After the Americans with Disabilities Act: New Challenges and Opportunities for Social Services Professionals (Auburn House, 1998).

FRANCIS K.O. YUEN is Professor in the Division of Social Work, California State University, Sacramento.

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