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Strengths Perspective in Social Work Practice, The, 6th edition

  • Dennis Saleebey

Published by Pearson (August 8th 2012) - Copyright © 2013

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Strengths Perspective in Social Work Practice, The

ISBN-13: 9780205011544

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Overview

  A conceptual and practical presentation of the strengths perspective in social work--presents both conceptual and practical elements of the strengths perspective - from learning about and practicing the strengths perspective to using the strengths perspective with older adults, the chronically ill, and substance abusers.

 

 KEY TOPICS: Engage Students – Extensive case examples keep students interested and help them see a connection between theory and practice. Apply CSWE Core Competencies — The text integrates the 2008 CSWE EPAS, with critical thinking questions and practice tests to assess student understanding and development of competencies and practice behaviors.

 

MARKET: For those interested in the strengths perspective of social work.

Table of contents

IN THIS SECTION:
1.) BRIEF
2.) COMPREHENSIVE


 

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Chapter 1: Introduction: Power in the People
Chapter 2: Learning and Practicing the Strengths Perspective: Stepping Out of Comfortable Mind-Sets
Chapter 3: Integrating the Core Competencies in Strengths-Based, Person-Centered Practice: Clarifying Purpose and Reflecting Principles
Chapter 4: Chronic Illness and Spiritual Transformation
Chapter 5: The Strengths Approach to Practice: Beginnings
Chapter 6: Human Rights and Sexual Orientation
Chapter 7: The Strengths Perspective in Criminal Justice
Chapter 8: “Knowing” the Effectiveness of Strengths-Based Case Management with Substance Abusers
Chapter 9: The Strengths Model with Older Adults: Critical Practice Components
Chapter 10: Assessing Strengths: Identifying Acts of Resistance to Violence and Oppression
Chapter 11: A Shift in Thinking: Influencing Social Workers’ Beliefs About Individual and Family Resilience in an Effort to Enhance Well-Being and Success for All
Chapter 12: Animating Hope: An Essential Ingredient of Strengths-Based Practice
Chapter 13: Exploring the True Nature of Internal Resilience: A View from the Inside Out
Chapter 14: Poverty Through the Lens of Economic Human Rights
Chapter 15: The Strengths Perspective: Possibilities and Problems



COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS:


Chapter 1: Introduction: Power in the People by Dennis Saleebey
The Fascination With Problems And Pathology   
The Strengths Perspective: Philosophy, Concepts, And Principles   
The Lexicon Of Strengths 
Principles Of The Strengths Perspective   
Some Preliminary Thoughts   
Conclusion   
References

 

Chapter 2: Learning and Practicing the Strengths Perspective: Stepping Out of Comfortable Mind-Sets by Robert Blundo
The Deficit/Pathology Knowledge Base Becomes Synonymous with Social Work   
The Strengths Perspective in the Present Context of Scientific Research, Empirically Supported Treatment, and Evidence-Based Practice   
Challenging the Feeling of Certainty and changing the frame   
Shifting the Fundamental Frame of Practice: Teaching and Learning the Strengths Perspective
Shifting frames to a Strengths Perspective   
Conclusion   
References   

 

Chapter 3: Integrating the Core Competencies in Strengths-Based, Person-Centered Practice: Clarifying Purpose and Reflecting Principles by Walter E. Kisthardt
From Social Services to Social Outcomes   
The Six Principles of Strengths-Based Helping   
Strategies That Promote Effective Engagement from the Perspective of the Service Participant
The Person-Centered Strengths Assessment and Personal Wellness Plan   
Conclusion   
References   

 

Chapter 4: Chronic Illness and Spiritual Transformation by Edward R. Canda
Setting the Context
Lessons learned along my spiritual path   
Implications   
References   

 

Chapter 5: The Strengths Approach to Practice: Beginnings by Dennis Saleebey

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