By Catherine N. Dulmus,Karen M. Sowers

An specialist advent to the principles of the social paintings profession—from its old roots to its evolution in an period of evidence-based practice

The career of Social Work presents a large evaluation of the historical past, scope, values, ethics, and organizational framework of the social paintings occupation. Exploring expert ethics and human rights, evidence-based perform and practice-guided examine, in addition to rising developments and matters, this significant publication provides issues of severe significance to a person contemplating a occupation in social paintings.

Each bankruptcy within the textual content bargains an array of pedagogical beneficial properties, together with keyword phrases, assessment Questions for serious pondering, and on-line assets.

Ideal for introductory classes for either undergraduate and graduate scholars, The occupation of Social Work good points assurance heavily aligned with social paintings accreditation criteria (EPAS) and contains chapters authored by way of demonstrated students on subject matters together with:

  • Social paintings history
  • Social paintings education
  • Professional credentialing and regulations
  • Values and ethics
  • The strengths viewpoint in social paintings practice
  • Evidence-based perform and enhancing the clinical base for social paintings practice
  • Contemporary matters in social work

With a wealth of insider insights into and assistance at the occupation of social paintings, this publication is vital studying to organize for a profession during this field.

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