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Careers in Social Work: Real Social Workers Share Their Thoughts for Kirst-Ashman’s Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare: Critical Thinking Perspectives, 2ndby Kirst-Ashman, Karen K.
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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 1/4/2006.
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The booklet provides information from interviews with social workers that discuss why social work is a valuable field, rewarding and challenging aspects of being a social worker, case examples that highlight the background, the social worker's role, the process and the outcome.
Table of Contents
|The Profession of Social Work|
|Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare||p. 1|
|Social Work Values and Ethics||p. 4|
|Empowerment and Human Diversity||p. 8|
|Social Work Practice|
|The Process of Generalist Practice||p. 11|
|Practice Settings||p. 13|
|Social Welfare Policy|
|An Overview of Social Welfare and Social Work History||p. 24|
|Policy, Policy Analysis, and Policy Advocacy: Foundations for Service Provision||p. 28|
|Policies and Programs to Combat Poverty||p. 32|
|Client Populations and Contexts|
|Social Work and Services for Children and Families||p. 34|
|Social Work and Services for the Elderly||p. 41|
|Social Work and Services in Health Care||p. 45|
|Social Work and Services in Mental Health||p. 48|
|Social Work and Services for Youths and in the Schools||p. 50|
|Social Work and Services in the Criminal Justice System||p. 52|
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