This seventh edition demonstrates how there are common elements, core processes, and skills across all stages of helping and throughout work with all populations -- including individuals, families, groups, and communities. The text defines, illustrates, and teaches helping skills and provides manageable models for understanding them. It also looks at the underlying process and its associated set of core skills. Part of the BROOKS/COLE EMPOWERMENT SERIES, this edition integrates the core competencies and practice behaviors outlined in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards set by the Council on Social Work Education. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.EP 2.1.5b EP 2.1.5c In developing his view of the social work professiona#39;s function in society, Schwartz (1961) did not accept the ... If we defined the function of the carburetor as ahelping to make the car move, a we would be defining function in terms of outcome. ... As a result, a third force is introduced to the diagram of a hypothetical client attempting to deal with several important systems (see Figure 1.2).
|Title||:||Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series: The Skills of Helping Individuals, Families, Groups, and Communities|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2011-03-24|