Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare, The Profession of Social Work / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare, Volume 1: The Profession of Social Work features contributions from leading international researchers and practitioners and presents the most comprehensive, in-depth source of information on the field of social work and social welfare.
|Edition description:||Volume 1|
|Product dimensions:||7.35(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.60(d)|
About the Author
Editors-in-Chief: Karen M. Sowers, PhD, is Professor and Dean at the University of Tennessee College of Social Work in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Catherine N. Dulmus, PhD, is Associate Professor of Social Work and Director of the Buffalo Center for Social Research at the University of Buffalo, New York. She is coeditor of several social work journals and has authored or coedited a number of books, including Essentials of Child Welfare, Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Children and Adolescents, Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Adults, and The Social Work and Human Services Treatment Planner.
Volume Editor: Barbara W. White, PhD, is Dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin.
Table of Contents
Karen M. Sowers.
Catherine N. Dulmus.
Barbara W. White.
1. The History of Social Work and Social Welfare.
2. Educating for Social Work.
Julia M. Watkins.
3. The Scope of Social Work Practice.
June G. Hopps.
Tony B. Lowe.
4. Professional Credentials and Professional Regulations: SocialWork Professional Development.
Mary Jo Monahan.
5. Social Work Organizations.
6. Values and Ethics for Professional Social Work Practice.
7. The Strengths Perspective: Putting Possibility and Hope toWork in Our Practice
8. Child Welfare: Historical Trends, Professionalization andWorkforce Issues.
Robin E. Perry.
Alberta J. Ellett.
9. Family-Based Practice.
10. School Social Work.
11. Substance Abuse.
Lori K. Holleran Steiker.
Samuel A. MacMaster.
12. The Mental Health Field of Practice.
13. Healing the Disjuncture: Social Work DisabilityPractice.
14. Gerontology: A Field of Practice.
Roberta R. Greene.
15. Forensic Social Work: Current and Emerging Developments.
Katherine van Wormer.
David W. Springer.
16. International Social Work.
Uma A. Segal.
17. Immigrant and Indigenous Populations: Special Populations inSocial Work.
Hamilton I. McCubbin.
19. Social and Economic Justice.
Tricia B. Bent-Goodley.
20. Putting Evidence-Based Practice into Practice.
James G. Barber.
21. Making Social Work Practice More Scientific.
22. Issues in Social Work.
Stanley I. Witkin.
Roberta Rehner Iversen.