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Considering a career in social work? Or, simply interested in how these talented and dedicated professionals contribute to society? AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PROFESSION OF SOCIAL WORK: BECOMING A CHANGE AGENT, 3E introduces you to the social-work profession and describing the role of social worker in the social-welfare system. Through case studies, personal stories, and exercises, this social-work text helps you apply the concepts and truly understand what it means to be a social worker.
Table of Contents
|What Is Social Work?|
|The Social Welfare System|
|Social Justice and Civil Rights|
|Poverty and Economic Disparity|
|Modes of Intervention|
|Working with Diverse Populations|
|Child Welfare: Working with Children and their Families|
|Gerontology: Working with People who are Older|
|Health Care Services|
|Mental Health Services|
|School Social Work|
|Violence, Victims, and Criminal Justice|
|Crisis, Trauma and Disasters|
|NASW Code of Ethics|
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