9780205483754

Working with People : The Helping Process (with MyHelpingLab)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205483754

  • ISBN10:

    0205483755

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/2/2005
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

This classic, best-selling text for beginning social work students introduces the basic components of working with peopleobservation, assessment, communication, and intervention. Now in its Eighth edition,Working with Peoplepresents an engaging discussion of the theoretical foundation of social work practice, promotes the development of practice skills, integrates the topics of advocacy throughout, and encourages social work students to be more reflective in their work. Advocacy for clients, especially minority groups, is emphasized. Included in this new edition are diversity rich case examples which put theory into practice, discussions about changes in societal attitudes, philosophies, and politics toward those in need, and material on feminist psychology and brief therapies. Additionally, tables with highlights of major personality theories make it easy for a reader to see the distinctions between different theoretical approaches.

Table of Contents

This classic, best-selling text for beginning social work students introduces the basic components of working with peoplendash;observation, assessment, communication, and intervention
Now in its Eighth edition
Working with People presents an engaging discussion of the theoretical foundation of social work practice
promotes the development of practice skills
integrates the topics of advocacy throughout, and encourages social work students to be more reflective in their work
Highlights of the Eighth Edition
Emphasizes advocacy for clients, especially minority groups
preparing students to become effective advocates
Provides case examplesndash;with an emphasis on diversityndash;preparing students to put theory into practice
Discusses changes in societal attitudes, philosophies, and politics toward those in need
Includes material on feminist psychology and brief therapies
Features tables with highlights of major personality theories enhancing student learning (Chapter 3)
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