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Social Work: an empowering profession by
Call Number: HV40 .D78 2019 (USG Course Reserves)
Publication Date: 9th edition
Applies an empowerment perspective to the social work profession using a discipline-based, empowerment-oriented approach. 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, & Voices from the Field vignettes that provide perspective on various fields of social work practice. The 9th Edition offers an increased emphasis on diversity & difference, new content on issues and services for youths, major revisions to the disabilities & substance abuse disorders sections & expanded content on a number of topics, including evidence-based practice, human rights & social justice.
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