Segal, Gerdes, and Steineras AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PROFESSION OF SOCIAL WORK: BECOMING A CHANGE AGENT, 3E provides a balanced introduction to the social work profession and helps students to understand the role that the profession plays in the social-welfare system. The authorsa supportive tone and experiential approach inspires interest in and enthusiasm towards future careers in social work. The book is designed to encourage both knowledge building and self-exploration skills that are essential in developing good social work practice. Additional chapter material, including detailed personal stories written by practicing social workers (From the Field boxes), and Point of View boxes that provide multiple perspectives, allow students to consider topics in greater depth and within a critical thinking context. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.African American parents in particular are skeptical of the sudden interest of outsiders, many of whom are white, in helping African American children (Pierre, 2002). ... School social workers need to look at alternative solutions for school choice and create partnerships with community ... The short answer is lack of money. ... Key Terms attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), (p. ... 311) Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), (p. ... Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning.
|Title||:||An Introduction to the Profession of Social Work: Becoming a Change Agent|
|Author||:||Elizabeth Segal, Karen Gerdes, Sue Steiner|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2009-01-16|