Social Work Practicum: A Guide and Workbook for Students / Edition 6

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Overview

Integrates classroom with field.

The sixth edition of Social Work Practicum offers a unique integrative format designed to help students develop social work competencies by applying their academic learning to practicum experiences. This title covers a variety of topic areas leading students through guided experiences and workbook questions. Which, in turn, help students gain a professional identity, integrate theory with practice, and acquire the core competencies needed for social work practice.

Connecting Core Competencies series -- Each chapter highlights the core competencies and practice behavior examples found in the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Critical thinking questions throughout reinforces these connections. MySearchLab.com activities enhance the student experience by integrating the mastery of CSWE's core competencies with practice and research.

This title is available in a variety of formats — digital and print. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson’s MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more. To learn more about our programs, pricing options and customization, click the Choices tab.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Integrate classroom knowledge and theory with practicum experience.
  • Develop professional identity as a generalist social worker.
  • Understand the various contexts of social work practice.
  • Demonstrate theoretical and evidence-based foundation for practice.
  • Demonstrate competence in planned change process.

0205922392 / 9780205922390 Social Work Practicum: A Guide and Workbook for Students Plus MySearchLab with eText -- Access Card Package

Package consists of

0205239927 / 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card

0205848931 / 9780205848935 Social Work Practicum: A Guide and Workbook for Students

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205848935
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 1/16/2013
  • Series: Connecting Core Competencies Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 81,288
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Cynthia Garthwait, MSSW, LCSW is Professor of Social Work at The University of Montana School of Social Work. She has 25 years of experience in social work education and extensive practice experience at all levels and in a wide variety of fields of practice, including clinical practice, program development, consultation and training, administration, and interdisciplinary approaches to practice. She teaches at both the BSW and MSW levels, including foundation and elective courses. She has served as Practicum Director, provides training to agency field instructors, and works closely with practicum directors. Her research interests include gerontology, addictions, spirituality in social work practice, practicum, and international social work practice.
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Table of Contents

In this Section:
1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents


BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Chapter 1: The Purpose of a Practicum

Chapter 2: School, Agency, and Student Expectations

Chapter 3: Developing a Learning Plan

Chapter 4: Getting Started

Chapter 5: Learning from Supervision

Chapter 6: Personal Safety

Chapter 7: Communication

Chapter 8: Agency Context of Practice

Chapter 9: Community Context of Practice

Chapter 10: Social Problem Context of Practice

Chapter 11: Social Policy Context of Practice

Chapter 12: Diversity and Cultural Competence

Chapter 13: Professional Social Work

Chapter 14: Social Work Ethics

Chapter 15: Legal Issues

Chapter 16: Planned Change

Chapter 17: Evaluating Social Work Practice

Chapter 18: Integrating the Personal and Professional

Chapter 19: Leadership and Social Justice


FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Chapter 1: The Purpose of a Practicum

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

How to Use This Book

How the Chapters Are Structured

Practicum Strengths Self-Assessment: A Workbook Activity

How Do We Learn: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

Chapter 2: School, Agency, and Student Expectations

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Clarifying Expectations: A Workbook Activity

Skill Building Across a Career: A Workbook Activity

Chapter 3: Developing a Learning Plan

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

The Generalist Perspective and the Plan for Learning

Guidance and Direction

Planning to Learn: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

Chapter 4: Getting Started

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Student Self-Monitoring of Practice Behaviors: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

Chapter 5: Learning from Supervision

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Using Supervision for Learning: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

Chapter 6: Personal Safety

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Reducing the Risk of Harm: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

Chapter 7: Communication

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Developing Communication Skills: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

Chapter 8: Agency Context of Practice

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Agency Analysis: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

Chapter 9: Community Context of Practice

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Developing Community Practice Behaviors: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

Chapter 10: Social Problem Context of Practice

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Social Problem Analysis: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

Chapter 11: Social Policy Context of Practice

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Social Policy Analysis: A Workbook Activity

Social Policy Reflections: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

Chapter 12: Diversity and Cultural Competence

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Agency Cultural Competence: A Workbook Activity

Cultural Competence Scenarios: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

Chapter 13: Professional Social Work

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Professional Social Work in Your Agency: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

Chapter 14: Social Work Ethics

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Agency Ethics: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

Chapter 15: Legal Issues

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Legal Issues: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

Chapter 16: Planned Change

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Planned Change: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

Chapter 17: Evaluating Social Work Practice

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Self-Evaluation of Practicum Performance: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

Chapter 18: Integrating the Personal and Professional

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Holistic Self-Care and Areas of Stress for Social Workers: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

Chapter 19: Leadership and Social Justice

Chapter Preview

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Suggested Learning Activities

Practice Test

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