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Social Work: An Empowering Profession, 9th edition

  • Brenda L. DuBois
  • Karla Krogsrud Miley

Published by Pearson (April 16th 2018) - Copyright © 2019

9th edition

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Apply an empowerment perspective to the social work profession
Using a discipline-based, empowerment-oriented approach, Social Work: An Empowering Profession introduces students to the social work profession with a holistic, integrated view of the field so that they gain a solid understanding of the “who, what, and why” of social work. Aligned to the 2015 CSWE competencies, the text helps students apply what they’ve learned with practice applications, case examples, and Voices from the Field vignettes that provide perspective on various fields of social work practice.

The 9th Edition offers an increased emphasis on diversity and difference, new content on issues and services for youths, major revisions to the disabilities and substance abuse disorders sections, and expanded content on a number of topics, including evidence-based practice, human rights, and social justice.

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MyLab is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. MyLab Helping Professions organizes all assignments around essential learning outcomes and the CSWE EPAS for Social Work—enabling easy course alignment and reporting.

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Table of contents

Brief Table of Contents
Part One: The Profession of Social Work
1. Social Work: A Helping Profession  
2. An Evolving Profession  
3. Social Work and Social Systems  
4. The Social Service Delivery System  

Part Two: Social Work Perspectives

5. Values and Ethics in Social Work  
6. Human Rights and Social Justice  
7. Diversity and Social Work  

Part Three: Generalist Social Work

8. Empowerment Social Work Practice  
9. Social Work Functions and Roles  
10. Social Work and Social Policy  
11. Social Work and Poverty, Homelessness, Unemployment, and Criminal Justice  
12. Social Work in Health, Rehabilitation, and Mental Health  
13. Social Work with Families and Youths 
14. Adult and Aging Services  

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