Karen K. Kirst-Ashmanas introductory book enhances the readeras ability to grasp the essence and spirit of generalist social work and the issues in social welfare that social workers address every day. Giving those contemplating a career in social work a solid introduction to the profession, Kirst-Ashman presents a balanced introductory look within a unifying theme of critical thinking that trains readers to be more evaluative of key concepts. The topics covered include practice concepts, social welfare policy concepts, history and current state of the profession, the contexts of practice and populations served, and professional development. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Hospitals, Medical Clinics, and Diagnostic and Treatment Centers Social workers can fulfill many functions in hospitals, ... explain physical and health implications of illnesses and injuries, and communicate with patients to make certain theyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series: Introduction to Social Work & Social Welfare: Critical Thinking Perspectives|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2012-02-13|