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Human Behavior and the Social Environment: Shifting Paradigms in Essential Knowledge for Social Work Practice, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card, 6th edition

  • Joe M. Schriver

Published by Pearson (July 15th 2014) - Copyright © 2015

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Human Behavior and the Social Environment: Shifting Paradigms in Essential Knowledge for Social Work (Subscription)

ISBN-13: 9780134005881

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book.

Explores traditional and alternative models in human behavior. This title is also available as a more affordable e-book with embedded media to illustrate key concepts.

 

Human Behavior and the Social Environment, 6/e challenges students to explore both traditional and non-traditional paradigms in examining human behavior and the social environment. Through this examination, readers will better understand individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities and globalization. Students will recognize the range of social systems in which people live and the ways these systems promote or deter people in their health and wellbeing.

 

Connecting Core Competencies Series - This title is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series, designed to guide students in becoming skilled at the Council on Social Work's core competencies. Each chapter reflects and integrates the latest CSWE competency standards (EPAS). End-of-chapter assessment reinforces this integration.

Table of contents

 

Chapter 1. Human Behavior and the Social Environment (HBSE) and Paradigms Purposes, Foundations, and Assumptions.

Chapter 2. Traditional and Alternative Paradigms.

Chapter 3. Social Work Knowledge for Practice: Tools for Social Workers.

Chapter 4. More Tools for Social Workers: Mid-Range and Alternative Theories for Practice

Chapter 5. Traditional/Dominant Perspectives on Individuals.

Chapter 6. Alternative and Possible Perspectives on Individuals.

Chapter 7. Perspectives on Families.

Chapter 8. Perspectives on Groups.

Chapter 9. Perspectives on Organizations.

Chapter 10. Perspectives on Community(ies).

Chapter 11. Global Perspectives and Theories.

 

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