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Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Perspectives on Development and the Life Course

Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Perspectives on Development and the Life Course

by Anissa Taun Rogers

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ISBN-13: 9781138608252
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/13/2019
Pages: 540
Product dimensions: 7.37(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Anissa Taun Rogers, PhD, MSW, MA, LCSW, is Professor of Social Work at the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon, where she serves as the Director of the Social Work Program. She teaches courses across the social work curriculum as well as courses on the body, gender, human sexuality, international social work, and suffering and death. She is also registered, with her dog, Sookie, as a pet therapy team, working primarily with older adults and hospice patients.

Before finding her way to social work, Dr. Rogers studied psychology, in which she earned undergraduate and graduate degrees. After receiving her MSW and PhD in social work, Dr. Rogers began her career in undergraduate social work education and clinical practice. In addition to teaching, her main clinical and research interests are gender, sexuality, gerontology, mental health, and end-of-life care.

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Authors ; 1. Human Behavior and the Social Work Profession; 2. Lenses for Conceptualizing Problems and Interventions: The Person in the Environment; 3. Lenses for Conceptualizing Problems and Interventions: Biopsychosocial Dimensions; 4. Lenses for Conceptualizing Problems and Interventions: Sociocultural Dimensions; 5. Lenses for Conceptualizing Problems and Interventions: Social Change Dimensions; 6. Pre-Pregnancy and Prenatal Issues; 7. Development in Infancy and Early Childhood; 8. Development in Middle Childhood; 9. Development in Adolescence; 10. Development in Early Adulthood; 11. Development in Middle Adulthood; 12. Development in Late Adulthood; 13. Looking Forward: Challenges and Opportunities for the Social Work Profession; References ; Glossary/Index