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Social Work in Contemporary Society

Social Work in Contemporary Society

by Charles D. Garvin, John E. Tropman
     
 
How are the various methods of social work practice used in the major social problem areas, including work with children and families, corrections, education, the workplace, healthcare, mental care, and the like? This book will answer the questions posed. Coverage includes detailed information on the social work methods used with individuals, groups, families,

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How are the various methods of social work practice used in the major social problem areas, including work with children and families, corrections, education, the workplace, healthcare, mental care, and the like? This book will answer the questions posed. Coverage includes detailed information on the social work methods used with individuals, groups, families, organizations, communities, and society as a whole. Coverage of diversity and social justice is integrated throughout the book, with references to different ethnic groups, gender and sexual orientation, disability and circumstance. Social workers and social welfare agents.

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An introductory text on social work methods and policies and on social services, from an ecological perspective. Part I presents an overview of the systems within which social work and services evolved. Part II deals with ways that social workers create change and how this relates to ecological ideas. Part III discusses the ecology of specific settings for social work and social welfare activity. Part IV highlights the use of research and the nature of social work as a profession. Includes chapter Internet exercises. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780138162245
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
12/01/1991
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.27(d)

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