Techniques and Guidelines for Social Work Practice

Techniques and Guidelines for Social Work Practice

by Bradford W. Sheafor, Charles R. Horejsi, Gloria A. Horejsi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205105831

ISBN-13: 9780205105830

Pub. Date: 11/13/1990

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Carefully updated to provide easy access to the most current information on social work techniques and guidelines and organized to support a generalist practice perspective, Techniques and Guidelines for Social Work Practice, Seventh Edition, illustrates multiple ways in which both direct and indirect intervention activities are a part of the social worker's…  See more details below

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Carefully updated to provide easy access to the most current information on social work techniques and guidelines and organized to support a generalist practice perspective, Techniques and Guidelines for Social Work Practice, Seventh Edition, illustrates multiple ways in which both direct and indirect intervention activities are a part of the social worker's repertoire. Touching upon everything from cultural competence to macro practice, the content of this text is so widely applicable it is an invaluable aid in making the transition to a professional career in social work. It is ideal for use in advanced practice, capstone, and field work courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205105830
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
11/13/1990
Pages:
464

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The domain of the social work profession3
Ch. 2Merging person with profession17
Ch. 3Merging the person's art with the profession's science37
Ch. 4The roles and functions performed by social workers55
Ch. 5Guiding principles for social workers68
Ch. 6Practice frameworks for social work82
Ch. 7Facilitating change through decision making119
Ch. 8Basic communication and helping skills134
Ch. 9Basic skills for agency practice181
Ch. 10Intake and engagement203
Ch. 11Data collection and assessment246
Ch. 12Planning and contracting336
Ch. 13Intervention and monitoring381
Ch. 14Evaluation and termination469
Ch. 15Guidelines for working with vulnerable client groups512
Ch. 16Techniques for sustaining social work practice581

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