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  • Description 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 ...
    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
  • Description 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 ...
    Shirley M. Haulotte and Jane A. Kretzschmar, Editors
    ISBN: 0-87293-082-3
  • Description 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 ...
    Elizabeth Wichers DuMez, Photographs by Donato Sardella
    ISBN: 0-87293-104-8
  • Description What can discourse about White privilege reveal about social work education and how can that discourse catalyze action and transformation? These are the questions that Nocona Pewewardy tackles in her insightful and provocative book, Challenging White Privilege. Contemporary ...
    Nocona Pewewardy
    ISBN: 978-0-87293-127-5
  • 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
  • Description Katherine A. Kendall has drawn from the extensive archives of the Council on Social Work Education and the University of Minnesota's Social Welfare Library to tell the story of the creation and first twenty years of CSWE. Part one recounts how confrontation gave way to cooperation ...
    Katherine A. Kendall
    ISBN: 0-87293-090-4
  • Description 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 ...
    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
  • Description 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 ...
    Dorothy Van Soest and Betty Garcia
    ISBN: 978-0-87293-130-5
  • Description This manual provides field instructors with the tools to intervene on their natural avoidance of the discomfort that accompanies working on cultural and social diversity issues with students. By using these tools, field instructors can help students get outside their comfort zones ...
    Marilyn Peterson Armour, Bonnie Bain, & Ruth J. Rubio
    ISBN: 0-87293-122-6
  • Description These writers speak to the heart of sensitive matters concerning cultural competence in social work education and practice. The editors have constructed a collection of in-depth discussions on multicultural social work education as it relates to numerous intersecting areas of ...
    Lorraine Gutiérrez, Maria Zuñiga, and Doman Lum
    ISBN: 0-87293-108-0
  • 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 Learn which cutting-edge technologies are most useful and how to integrate them into your social work curriculum! The rapid development of technology-supported learning in higher education institutions has created a demand for social work education programs to develop online ...
    Jo Ann R. Coe Regan and Paul P. Freddolino
    ISBN: 978-0-87293-131-2
    Release Date: 10/01/2008
  • Description Developed from a task force meeting held in 2001 by the Council on Social Work Education, Casey Family Programs, and the University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work, Intersecting Child Welfare, Substance Abuse, and Family Violence examines these three issues in the context ...
    Rowena Fong, Ruth McRoy, and Carmen Ortiz Hendricks
    ISBN: 0-87293-119-6
  • 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
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