The Social Work Experience: A Case-Based Introduction To Social Work And Social Welfare
ISBN: 0134544854
EAN13: 9780134544854
Language: English
Release Date: Mar 16, 2017
Pages: 528
Dimensions: 0.9" H x 9.9" L x 7.9" W
Weight: 1.74 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Learn how social workers use their professional expertise to assist people.

The Social Work Experience: An Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare introduces students to the social work profession and presents detailed descriptions of eight major fields of practice. The text provides in-depth information concerning major social welfare policies that are are presented in historical perspective, along with thorough discussion of current issues and probable future trends. Major case studies assist students in understanding how professional expertise can advance social-work practice and how enlightened social policies must be present if professional interventions are to be effective.


The first four chapters of the text introduce the social work profession, present theoretical perspectives on which professional practice is based, explore how the intersectionality of multiple factors impacts social justice issues, and then describe social policy issues in historical context. The following eight chapters describe eight major fields of practice along with the history of each one. A thorough and detailed case study begins each Read More chevron_right

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