Introduction to Social Work: A Case-Based Approach

Introduction to Social Work: A Case-Based Approach




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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138206526
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/03/2021
Pages: 256
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

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