Generalist Social Work Practice : An Empowering Approach

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-01-01
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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With its focus on empowerment and extensive coverage of ethics and values,Generalist Social Work Practice, 6/e, provides excellent coverage of: evidence-based practice, policy practice, social justice and human rights, end-of-life-care, diversity and special population groups, including immigrants, veterans, and older adults.

Table of Contents

Social Work Practice Perspectives
Social Work Practice
Social Work Values and Purpose
Human Dignity and Worth
Social Justice
Defining Social Work
Achieving the Purpose of Social Work Generalist
Social Work Levels of Intervention in Generalist Practice
Policy and Generalist Practice
Research in Generalist Practice
Advantages of a Multifaceted Approach
Social Work Functions and Roles Consultancy
Resource Management Education
Integrating Generalist Functions
Assessing Your Competence
Looking Forward
Human System Perspectives
The Knowledge Base of Generalist Practice
Theoretical Frameworks for Practice
Developing a Practice Framework
Analyzing Theoretical Perspectives
Key Perspectives for Empowering
Practice Ecosystems Social
Constructionism Feminist Perspective
The Ecosystems Perspective Humans in Context
Focus on Transactions Development as Evolutionary Change
Goodness-of-Fit View of Dysfunction Implications for Change Human Systems
System Defined Dimensions of Systems
A Structural View of Systems
An Interactional View of Systems
Biopsychosocial Dimensions Cultural
Influences Ecosystems: A Conceptual Framework for Practice
Identify the Focal System Whatrsquo;s Happening Inside the System?
Whatrsquo;s Happening Outside the System?
How Do the Inside and Outside Connect?
How Does the System Move through Time?
Applying the Ecosystems Framework
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