9781412987936

The Call to Social Work; Life Stories

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  • ISBN13:

    9781412987936

  • ISBN10:

    1412987938

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-10-05
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
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Summary

The Call to Social Work is a great supplement to courses such as introduction to social work and social welfare, and social work practice. It can also be used in practicum/field courses to give students a better understanding of what various types of social workers do in daily practice.Š The text provides stories of real social workers with many different backgrounds, and is designed toŠhelp students to better understand the profession. Changes to the second edition include:Introductions to each chapter written by the authorEnd of chapter features that will help students apply what they have learned from each storyThe addition of some newer, contemporary storiesPhotos of the contributorsMore descriptive chapter titlesReorganization of stories to fall under major fields of practiceŠ

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
The Art of Doing Social Work
Having a Personal Mission
Ethics and Justice
a Meaningful Path
In Pursuit of Compassion
Building Community Connections
a Healing Journey
Keeping the Vision Alive
About the Author
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