The fourth edition of Segal, Gerdes, and Steineras AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PROFESSION OF SOCIAL WORK provides a balanced introduction to the social work profession and helps students to understand the role that the profession plays in the social welfare system. The authorsa supportive tone and experiential approach inspires interest in and enthusiasm toward future careers in social work. The book is designed to encourage both knowledge building and self-exploration--skills that are essential in developing good social work practice. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the fourth edition is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Problems can involve a lack of social reaction, failure to imitate others, refusal to eat, refusal to talk, withdrawn behavior, poor ... problems such as noncompliance, and educational issues such as learning disabilities (Zastrow aamp; Kirst-Ashman, 2010). ... In addition to the ecological approach and the stages of childhood development, other theories related to children and families inform social work practice.
|Title||:||Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series: An Introduction to the Profession of Social Work|
|Author||:||Elizabeth Segal, Karen Gerdes, Sue Steiner|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2012-01-23|