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  • Thyer and Myers have written an easy-to-read primer on empirically evaluating the outcomes of social work practice. Perfect for social work students—graduate and undergraduate—and for social work practitioners, the authors use real-life examples of evaluating social work practice. The ...
    Bruce A. Thyer and Laura L. Myers
    ISBN: 978-0-87293-126-8
  • This volume brings together a host of scholars to address curriculum development and teaching methodologies for integrating human rights into social work education. Contributors discuss the theoretical framework and practical applications of the human rights approach in the areas of diverse human rights orientations to curriculum development; policy, research, and social justice; travel study and exchange models; and special populations.
    Kathryn R. Libal, S. Megan Berthold, Rebecca L. Thomas, and Lynne M. Healy
    ISBN: 978-0-87293-173-2
    Release Date: 01/30/2015
  • In this book Raymond Fox looks at teaching as something to value, respect, and appreciate as a professional activity and a scholarly endeavor. He concentrates on helping educators develop practical strategies, boost confidence, create artful and imaginative presentations, and use a variety of approaches adapted to specific situations.
    Raymond Fox
    ISBN: 978-0-87293-139-8
    Release Date: 10/15/2013
  • Suitable for practice courses at the BSW or MSW levels, the 40 carefully crafted vignettes in this collection are drawn from actual cases and combine practitioner expertise, rigorous scholarship, and current social work knowledge. A wide range of settings, client systems, and problems are ...
    Shirley M. Haulotte and Jane A. Kretzschmar, Editors
    ISBN: 0-87293-082-3
  • Elizabeth Wichers DuMez and Donato Sardella have synthesized into this splendent collection the diverse experiences of exemplary social workers whose lives honor the passion and commitment of the profession. Celebrating Social Work spans seven decades of the profession’s development, ...
    Elizabeth Wichers DuMez, Photographs by Donato Sardella
    ISBN: 0-87293-104-8
  • Narrative therapy represents a new approach to helping people, as author Gary Paquin explains in this fresh and engaging addition to the social work literature. Although narrative therapy is recognized as an important therapeutic method, until now there was little information on how social workers can incorporate it into their practice.
    Gary W. Paquin
    ISBN: 978-0-87293-129-9-53
    Release Date: 09/01/2009
  • Confronting Oppression, Restoring Justice examines the twin forces of oppression and injustice and how social policies, cultural institutions, and prevailing ideologies promote or sustain them.
    Katherine van Wormer, Laura Kaplan, and Cindy Juby
    ISBN: 978-0-87293-148-0
    Release Date: 09/24/2012
  • This important new work addresses the tensions and divisions in social work between conservative Christian religious beliefs and lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) students, practitioners, faculty members, and clients.
    Edited by Adrienne B. Dessel and Rebecca M. Bolen
    ISBN: 978-0-87293-149-7
    Release Date: 07/15/2014
  • This text gathers original materials to tell how the social work profession began in the United States through efforts to create organized training and scientific knowledge. While many of the names and texts may be familiar to social work educators, students, and practitioners alike, they are ...
    Leslie Leighninger
    ISBN: 0-87293-076-9
  • With the recent well-publicized occurrences of multiple disasters around the world and their unfortunate effects on children...
    ISBN: 978-0-87293-137-4
    Release Date: 10/01/2010
  • Van Soest’s and Garcia’s second edition is an invaluable reference for critically examining the educational processes inherent in the diversity-for-social-justice curriculum. It can play a central role in preparing culturally competent social work practitioners for today and tomorrow. ...
    Dorothy Van Soest and Betty Garcia
    ISBN: 978-0-87293-130-5
  • This wide-ranging and compelling volume explores the mutually shaping relationship between globalization and gender oppression and considers the implications for social work.
    Janet L. Finn, Tonya Evette Perry, and Sharvari Karandikar
    ISBN: 978-0-87293-136-7
    Release Date: 09/23/2013
  • Drawing from the literature on international social work and the authors' extensive diverse experiences in this area, this book...
    Patricia B. Lager, Sally G. Mathiesen, Mark E. Rodgers, Shirley E. Cox
    ISBN: 978-0-87293-138-1
    Release Date: 10/01/2010
  • Description Since publication of the first edition in 2005, Learning to Teach, Teaching to Learn has been a trusted resource for social work field education, the heart of social work education. Lauded as “a well-balanced and realistic discussion of all aspects of working with ...
    Carmen Ortiz Hendricks, Jeanne Bertrand Finch, & Cheryl Franks
    ISBN: 978-0-87293-145-9
    Release Date: 10/15/2013
  • Description Through his compilation of information on the essentials of management and leadership, Ginsberg presents insightful solutions that can help any social worker maximize his or her contributions to the profession. More than 30 widely acclaimed topic experts offer advice for various ...
    Leon H. Ginsberg
    ISBN: 978-0-87293-132-9
  • A Challenge to Social Work (Carl A. Scott Memorial Lecture Series 1994) Barbara White?s paper on reconciling the principles and vision of a just society in the 21st century began with Paul Ylvisaker?s definition of social justice and the need to measure social justice from the point of view of ...
    Barbara White
  • Rewarding Challenges: Social Work With Older Adults
    Caroline Rosenthal Gelman and Carol Tosone
  • This book is the fifth in a series of compendia edited by Leon Ginsberg on modern approaches to social work in rural communities.
    ISBN: 978-0-87293-146-6
    Release Date: 10/27/2011
  • A commitment to promoting social justice for diverse individuals and populations is the foundation for culturally competent social work practice. This book aims to help prepare professional social workers to transform oppressive and unjust systems into nonoppressive and just alternatives. Intended ...
    Betty Garcia and Dorothy Van Soest
    ISBN: 0-87293-124-2
  • A resource manual designed to help American social work educators develop course modules and content for teaching international human rights. Containing course outlines, case studies, exercises, course assignments, and bibliographies, the book compiles some of the best and most useful information from educational programs currently being taught in the United States.
    M. C. "Terry" Hokenstad, Lynne M. Healy, and Uma A. Segal
    ISBN: 978-0-87293-147-3
    Release Date: 10/21/2013
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