The bestselling introductory Social Work book on the market, Zastrowas INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE: EMPOWERING PEOPLE, 11th Edition, is also lauded for being the most comprehensive. 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 todayas professional social worker, Zastrow encourages readers to think critically about new, workable methods for problem-solving and empowering clients. Contemporary social problems case studies, exhibits, and tables help users apply concepts and compare and contrast issues. The Eleventh Edition has been thoroughly updated to include the latest NASW Standards, as well as new and emerging issues from the field. Packed with cutting-edge coverage and comprehensive CSWE core content, INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE: EMPOWERING PEOPLE, 11th Edition, continues to inspire readers while giving them insight into real-world practice. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Social workers engage in the following activities: 0 Helping terminally ill patients and their families cope 0 Counseling ... large company make plans for the future following a severe heart attack 0 Counseling a woman about her emotional ... Social work in hospitals tends to be short term and crisis oriented because there is generally a fairly rapid turnover of patients. ... program so that terminal patients can live their final months in dignity), research, and education of other professionals.
|Title||:||Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series: Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2013-03-05|