Social Work Practice: A Generalist Approach / Edition 8

Social Work Practice: A Generalist Approach / Edition 8

by Louise C. Johnson, Stephen J. Yanca, Stephen J. Yanca
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205381197

ISBN-13: 9780205381197

Pub. Date: 06/16/2003

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

This popular social work practice book has been thoroughly revised with assistance from numerous contributors all over the country. The major thrust of the revision has been to add more on diversity, plus new content on recent models of practice such as the empowering approach. The mainstay of the book has been it's thorough examination…  See more details below

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This popular social work practice book has been thoroughly revised with assistance from numerous contributors all over the country. The major thrust of the revision has been to add more on diversity, plus new content on recent models of practice such as the empowering approach. The mainstay of the book has been it's thorough examination of the practice of social work as a profession, the problem-solving and intervention process, and the interactional process between worker and client, including working with individuals as well as families, groups, and organizations. Ideal for new and practicing social workers and family therapists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205381197
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
06/16/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
455
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Perspectives on Social Work Practice1
1Social Work as Response to Concern/Need3
2Social Work as a Developing Profession18
3Social Work as a Creative Blending of Knowledge, Values, and Skills42
4Social Work as a Problem-Solving Process64
5Social Work as Intervention into Human Transactions83
Pt. 2The Interactional Process99
6The Worker101
7The Client128
8Interaction with Individuals160
9Multiperson Interaction193
10Environment236
Pt. 3The Social Work Process263
11Assessment265
12Planning293
13Direct Practice Actions320
14Indirect Practice Actions351
15Evaluation385
16Termination410
AppModels of Social Work Practice427
Glossary443
Author Index453
Subject Index455

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