9780134747392

Social Work An Empowering Profession plus MyLab Helping Professions with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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    9780134747392

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    0134747399

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2018-04-16
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Apply an empowerment perspective to the social work profession
Using a discipline-based, empowerment-oriented approach, Social Work: An Empowering Profession introduces students to the social work profession with a holistic, integrated view of the field so that they gain a solid understanding of the “who, what, and why” of social work. Aligned to the 2015 CSWE competencies, the text helps students apply what they’ve learned with practice applications, case examples, and Voices from the Field vignettes that provide perspective on various fields of social work practice.

The 9th Edition offers an increased emphasis on diversity and difference, new content on issues and services for youths, major revisions to the disabilities and substance abuse disorders sections, and expanded content on a number of topics, including evidence-based practice, human rights, and social justice.

Reach every student by pairing this text with MyLab Helping Professions
MyLab is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. MyLab Helping Professions organizes all assignments around essential learning outcomes and the CSWE EPAS for Social Work—enabling easy course alignment and reporting.

0134747399 / 9780134747392 Social Work: An Empowering Profession plus MyLab Helping Professions with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package
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  • 0134695798 / 9780134695792 Social Work: An Empowering Profession    
  • 0134747461 / 9780134747460 MyLab Helping Professions with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Social Work: An Empowering Profession

Author Biography

Brenda DuBois, MSW, PhD, received a baccalaureate degree from Western Illinois University in 1971, a master’s degree in social work from the University of Iowa in 1997 and a doctoral degree in educational administration from Illinois State University in 2002. She taught social work for 20 years at Marycrest College and 15 years at St. Ambrose University, where she served as Director of the School of Social Work prior to her retirement in 2012. In addition to Social Work: An Empowering Profession, co-authored with Karla Miley, she also collaborated with Karla Miley and Michael O’ Melia in writing Generalist Social Work Practice: An Empowering Approach, now in 8th Edition. Dr. DuBois’ work has also been published in edited collections, such as Education and Research for Empowerment Practice by Gutiérrez and Nurius, Empowerment Practice in Social Work by Shera and Wells, and Social Work, Health, and International Development: Compassion in Social Policy and Practice by Dumont and St-Onge. She presented at numerous conferences in the Quad Cities, and across the US and Canada on topics of empowerment, social work ethics, and social justice. Dr. DuBois served on many community agency boards and social services committees throughout her lifelong career in social work.

Karla Miley earned her AM degree in social work from the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration. Professor Miley has been teaching in higher education for over 30 years. Her full -time appointment was at Black Hawk College where she taught introductory and lifespan psychology and had responsibility for coordinating the social work transfer program. Over the course of her teaching career, she also held adjunct appointments in the accredited social work degree programs at Marycrest College and St. Ambrose University. In addition to Social Work: An Empowering Profession, co- authored with Brenda DuBois, she has collaborated with Michael O’ Melia and Brenda DuBois in writing Generalist Social Work Practice: An Empowering Approach, now in 8th Edition. Ms. Miley’s work has also been published in edited collections, such as Education and Research for Empowerment Practice by Gutierrez and Nurius, Empowerment Practice in Social Work by Shera and Wells, and Social Work, Health, and International Development: Compassion in Social Policy and Practice by Dumont and St-Onge. She was co-editor with Michael O'Melia and the author of chapter on empowerment and aging in Pathways to Power: Readings in Contextual Social Work. She has extensive experience in facilitating workshops, staff development training, and conference sessions on empowerment-oriented generalist social work, social justice, and social work ethics.

Table of Contents

Brief Table of Contents
Part One: The Profession of Social Work
1. Social Work: A Helping Profession  
2. An Evolving Profession  
3. Social Work and Social Systems  
4. The Social Service Delivery System  

Part Two: Social Work Perspectives

5. Values and Ethics in Social Work  
6. Human Rights and Social Justice  
7. Diversity and Social Work  

Part Three: Generalist Social Work

8. Empowerment Social Work Practice  
9. Social Work Functions and Roles  
10. Social Work and Social Policy  
11. Social Work and Poverty, Homelessness, Unemployment, and Criminal Justice  
12. Social Work in Health, Rehabilitation, and Mental Health  
13. Social Work with Families and Youths 
14. Adult and Aging Services  

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