This Introduction to Social Work textbook presents a rapid, innovatively-formatted introduction of the foundations of social work. This condensed book teaches students the problem-solving process of social work to generate effective solutions. Each chapter covers brief, succinct real cases and includes suggestions for other movies or other media clips to provide real life examples of issues social workers encounter on a daily basis. This text will provide instructors with a novel way to introduce students to the purpose of social work, social work practice, and the helping profession.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Brian Anderson is associate professor of social work at Jackson State University.
Halaevalu Vakalahi is dean and professor in the College of Health and Society at Hawai'i Pacific University.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1-The Social Work Profession
Chapter 2-Social Welfare History
Chapter 3-Establishing the Foundation: Values, Ethics, & Theoretical Perspectives in Social Work
Chapter 4-Social Work Education and Career
Chapter 5-Diversity and Social Justice
Chapter 6- Fields of Practice or Practice Settings
Chapter 7-Future Direction of Social Work Profession