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Zastrow's INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE: EMPOWERING PEOPLE, NINTH EDITION looks at today's society with a realistic view of social problems, and gives you a comprehensive overview of the profession. By presenting positive strategies in the context of the core values, ethics, skills and knowledge base of today's professional social worker, Zastrow motivates you to think about new and realistic ways to solve problems and empower clients. Throughout the book, social problems cases, exhibits, and tables help you apply the concepts and compare and contrast the issues. You can study whenever and wherever you want with the latest technology tools: CengageNOW, an assessment-centered tutorial program that is integrated throughout the book, has interactive components including video segments which depict social work practitioners. Thomson iAudio, which features MP3-ready Audio Lecture Overviews for each chapter and a comprehensive audio glossary of key terms for quick study and review, is also available with this edition. Additionally, a free book-specific website is available to help you succeed. No wonder this is the #1 best-selling book in social work!
Table of Contents
|Social Welfare: Its Business, History, and Future|
|Social Work as a Profession and a Career|
|Generalist Social Work Practice|
|Poverty and Public Welfare|
|Emotional/Behavioral Problems and Counseling|
|Family Problems and Services to Families|
|Sexual Orientation and Services|
|Drug Abuse and Drug Treatment Programs|
|Crime, Juvenile Delinquency, and Correctional Services|
|Problems in Education and School Social Work|
|Work-Related Problems and Social Work in the Workplace|
|Racism, Ethnocentricism, and Strategies for Advancing Social and Economic Justice|
|Sexism and Efforts for Achieving Equality|
|Aging and Gerontological Services|
|Health Problems and Medical Social Services|
|Physical and Mental Disabilities and Rehabilitation|
|Overpopulation, Misuse of the Environment, and Family Planning|
|Epilogue: Your Future in Combating Human Problems|
|Appendix: Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers|
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