Empowerment Series: Social Work and Social Welfare

Author: Rosalie Ambrosino

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

View: 461

Reflecting the latest practices, accreditation requirements, and developments from the field, the eighth edition of bestselling SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE gives readers a broad understanding about the social work profession and the role it plays in the social welfare system. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the text is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the current Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). With its signature systems/ecological approach to understanding social welfare, the book focuses on specific social welfare areas in which social workers play major roles in policy and practice. It adopts the philosophy that there are many reasons why social problems occur, and that students need to understand the history, values, and economic, political, and cultural factors that surround these issues and the attempts to solve or address them. Instead of presenting a specific political perspective, the authors encourage readers to think critically about issues in a new way. Each chapter opens with a vignette about a social worker in a specific setting and closes with information about the career opportunities for social workers in the area discussed. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Social Work and Social Welfare

An Introduction

Author: W. Joseph Heffernan

Publisher: Brooks Cole

ISBN:

Category: Aide sociale - États-Unis

Page: 591

View: 830

Underscoring the belief that approaches to social welfare have changed over the decades, while the needs to which the social work profession respond remain much the same, the authors offer a text that helps students develop a frame of reference to understand social welfare and an approach to address social issues which will serve them well in times of committment and retrenchment.

Social Work and Social Welfare

An Invitation

Author: Marla Berg-Weger

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 354

View: 495

Like the first edition of Social Work and Social Welfare: An Invitation, this edition introduces students to the knowledge, skills, and values that are essential for working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities in a variety of practice settings. With updated demographic, statistical, legislative, policy, and research information; sensitive discussions of contemporary ethical issues; and new first-person narratives from social workers in a variety of fields, the second edition provides an up-to-date profile of the world in which today's social workers practice. At www.routledgesw.com/intro, you will find a wealth of resources to help you create a dynamic, experiential introduction to social work for your students.

Social Work Practice and Social Welfare Policy in the United States

A History

Author: Philip R. Popple

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN:

Category: Political Science

Page: 376

View: 145

Introduction -- Social welfare in the new nation, 1776-1865 -- America confronts poverty, 1776-1860 -- Modern America, modern problems: 1860-1900 -- Scientific charity, 1850-1900 -- Progress in social welfare, 1895-1929 -- The birth of a profession: 1898-1930 -- Crises: the great depression and World War II -- The Depression: a crisis for the new profession, 1930-1945 -- America's welfare state experiment: 1945-1974 -- Social work practice, 1945-1974 -- Ending welfare as we know it -- Social work in the conservative 21st century welfare state

Social Work and Social Welfare

A Human Rights Foundation

Author: Katherine van Wormer

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 520

View: 169

Unique in its use of a human rights framework, Social Work and Social Welfare goes beyond American borders to examine U.S. government policies-including child welfare, social services, health care, and criminal justice-within a global context. Guided by the belief that forces from the global market and predominant political ideologies affect all social workers in their practice, the book addresses a wide range of relevant topics, including the refugee journey, the impact of new technologies, war trauma, environmental justice, and restorative justice. As a general textbook, the content is organized to follow outlines for basic, introductory, and more advanced courses examining social welfare programs, policies, and issues.

Empowerment Series: Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare: Empowering People

Author: Charles Zastrow

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 640

View: 306

The bestselling introductory Social Work text on the market, Zastrow's INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE: EMPOWERING PEOPLE is lauded for being the most comprehensive and practical text available for beginning social workers. In addition to giving readers a thorough overview of the social work profession, this text offers a realistic view of social problems in contemporary society, equipping students with real-world insight that they can apply in practice. By presenting positive strategies in the context of the core values, ethics, skills, and knowledge base of today's professional social worker, Zastrow encourages students to think critically about new, workable methods for problem-solving and empowering clients. Case studies of contemporary social problems, exhibits, and tables help students apply concepts and compare and contrast issues. The twelfth edition has been thoroughly updated to align with the latest EPAS (2015) from CSWE, and offers insights into new and emerging issues from the field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Social Work and Social Welfare

An Introduction

Author: Jerry D. Marx

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN:

Category: Political Science

Page: 410

View: 729

With its focus on "demonstrated competency," Social Work and Social Welfare: An Introduction provides an additional rationale and theme illustrating how social work and social welfare require collaborative efforts in advancing social and economic well-being.). As a historically collaborative profession across broader societal institutions (business and government), students new to social work will be able to learn what social workers do and how their work relates to other professions such as sociology, psychology, human services, and counseling.

Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare

Challenges for the Social Work Profession

Author: Beatrix Schwarzer

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 306

View: 330

The underlying frame of social work is the nation state, and it is from within the state that welfare strategies and social policies are devised and implemented. However, post-colonialism, globalisation, migration and the associated implications for human rights, social justice and social welfare policies contest the idea of a clearly defined space for social work and present new challenges for researchers and practitioners. Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare argues for the increased importance of the transnational perspective in social work theory and practice. The book challenges the idea of the nation state as a given entity and argues that globalization and an increasing number of people crossing borders must have an impact on the theories and strategies of social work. The international contributors are critical of a restricted focus on a geographically defined space and the impact on work with clients. With cases covering China, France, India, UK, Germany, Malaysia, Israel, Turkey, the book highlights the challenges as well as the opportunities this new perspective can open up for theories and strategies in social work. It will be of interest to students, researchers and social workers interested in migration, social care, poverty and cultural competency in health and social care.

Social Work and Social Welfare

An Introduction

Author: Rosalie Ambrosino

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 582

View: 851

This revision of the authors' best-selling text continues to inspire student interest in the profession of social work, while helping them to understand the role that the profession plays in the social welfare system. The authors' systems/ecological approach to understanding social welfare focuses on specific social welfare areas in which social workers play major roles in policy and practice. The authors encourage students to consider the many reasons social problems occur and to begin to think critically about the issues in a new way, drawing on the book's coverage of the history, values, economic, political, and cultural factors that affect social work and social welfare. The book gives students a broad understanding of the profession of social work itself, including a brief history of its origin, a discussion of various theoretical principles, as well as applications of these principles to common social problems.

Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series: Social Work and Social Welfare: An Introduction

Author: Rosalie Ambrosino

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 512

View: 219

Reflecting the latest practices, accreditation requirements, and developments from the field, bestselling SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE: AN INTRODUCTION, 7e gives readers a broad understanding about the social work profession and the role it plays in the social welfare system. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the Seventh Edition is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). With its signature systems/ecological approach in understanding social welfare, the book focuses on specific social welfare areas in which social workers play major roles in policy and practice. It adopts the philosophy that there are many reasons why social problems occur, and students need to understand the history, values, factors (economic, political, and cultural) that surround these issues and the attempts to solve or address them. Instead of presenting a specific political perspective, the authors encourage readers to think critically about issues in a new way. Each chapter opens with a vignette about a social worker in a specific setting and closes with a discussion about the career opportunities for social workers in the area discussed. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.