Careers in Social Work: Real Social Workers Share Their Thoughts for Kirst-Ashman’s Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare: Critical Thinking Perspectives, 2nd

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-01-04
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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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 Welfarep. 1
Social Work Values and Ethicsp. 4
Empowerment and Human Diversityp. 8
Social Work Practice
The Process of Generalist Practicep. 11
Practice Settingsp. 13
Social Welfare Policy
An Overview of Social Welfare and Social Work Historyp. 24
Policy, Policy Analysis, and Policy Advocacy: Foundations for Service Provisionp. 28
Policies and Programs to Combat Povertyp. 32
Client Populations and Contexts
Social Work and Services for Children and Familiesp. 34
Social Work and Services for the Elderlyp. 41
Social Work and Services in Health Carep. 45
Social Work and Services in Mental Healthp. 48
Social Work and Services for Youths and in the Schoolsp. 50
Social Work and Services in the Criminal Justice Systemp. 52
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