Social Work Practicum. The: A Guide and Workbook for Students / Edition 5

Social Work Practicum. The: A Guide and Workbook for Students / Edition 5

by Cynthia L. Garthwait
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205769446

ISBN-13: 9780205769445

Pub. Date: 01/29/2010

Publisher: Pearson

Social Work Practicum, 5/e, offers a unique integrative format designed to help students develop social work competencies by applying their academic learning to practicum experiences.

It covers a variety of topic areas and leads students through guided experiences and workbook questions, helping them gain a professional identity, integrate

Overview

Social Work Practicum, 5/e, offers a unique integrative format designed to help students develop social work competencies by applying their academic learning to practicum experiences.

It covers a variety of topic areas and leads students through guided experiences and workbook questions, helping them gain a professional identity, integrate theory with practice, and acquire the core competencies needed for social work practice.

This text is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series, designed to guide students in becoming skilled at the Council on Social Work's core competencies. Each chapter reflects and integrates the latest CSWE competency standards (EPAS). End-of-chapter assessment reinforces this integration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205769445
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/29/2010
Series:
Connecting Core Competencies Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by David Schantz

Preface

Chapter 1 The Purpose of a Practicum

Background and Context

How to Use This Book

How the Chapters Are Structured

Practicum-Related Strengths: A Workbook Activity

How Do We Learn? A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 2 School, Agency, and Student Expectations

Goals for Learning

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Clarifying Expectations: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 3 Planning to Learn Goals for Learning

Background and Context

Preparing a Plan for Learning

The Generalist Perspective and the Plan for Learning

Guidance and Direction

Planning to Learn: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 4 Getting Started

Goals for Learning

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Basic Information about Your Practicum: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 5 Learning from Supervision

Goals for Learning

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Using Supervision for Learning: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 6 Personal Safety

Goals for Learning

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Reducing the Risk of Harm: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 7 Communication

Goals for Learning

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Developing Communication Skills: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 8 The Agency Context of Practice

Goals for Learning

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Agency Analysis: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 9 The Community Context of Practice

Goals for Learning

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Beginning a Community Analysis: A Working Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 10 The Social Problem Context of Practice

Goals for Learning

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

The Problems and Needs Addressed by Your Agency: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 11 The Social Policy Context of Practice

Goals for Learning

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Social Policy Analysis: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 12 Diversity

Goals for Learning

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Cultural Awareness in Your Agency: A Workbook Activity

Identity and Self-Awareness: A Workbook Activity

Diversity in Client Behavior: Situations to Discuss

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 13 Professional Social Work

Goals for Learning

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

The Image and Impact of Social Work: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 14 Social Work Ethics

Goals for Learning

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Values, Ethics, and Your Practicum: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 15 Legal Concerns

Goals for Learning

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Legal Issues and Concerns: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 16 Social Work Practice as Planned Change

Goals for Learning

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

The Change Process: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 17 Evaluating Practice

Goals for Learning

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Examining Your Performance in the Practicum: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 18 Merging Self and Profession

Goals for Learning

Background and Context

Guidance and Direction

Merging Self and Profession: A Workbook Activity

Suggested Learning Activities

Additional Suggestions and Hints

Selected Bibliography

Chapter 19 Leadership and Social Justice

Becoming the Social Worker You Want to Be

Becoming a Leader and a Seeker of Social Justice

Becoming the Person You Want to Be

Selected Bibliography

Appendix: Sample Learning Agreement

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