Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series: Social Work with Groups: A Comprehensive Worktext (Book Only)

Author: Charles Zastrow

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305162889

Category: Social Science

Page: 672

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Using a plentiful selection of skill-building and self-evaluation exercises, author Charles Zastrow's comprehensive, workbook-style text promotes his philosophy that you can learn group leadership skills best by practicing them in class. In this ninth edition of SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS: A COMPREHENSIVE WORKBOOK, Zastrow discusses topics that are central to a successful understanding of group leadership: stages of groups, group dynamics, verbal and nonverbal communication, types of groups, and diversity in groups. With support from this book, your classroom will become a lab where you can experience what it's like to work in and lead many kinds of groups. Updated throughout with timely new topics and firsthand accounts from experienced social group work professionals, this edition also includes a new chapter on treatment groups with diverse and vulnerable populations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Social Work with Groups

Using the Class as a Group Leadership Laboratory

Author: Charles Zastrow

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780830414437

Category: Social Science

Page: 611

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The Practice of Social Work

Author: Charles Zastrow

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780534356576

Category: .Social service

Page: 626

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Charles Zastrow's exceptionally comprehensive text offers an overview of theories and skills/interventions for students entering the practice of social work. The Sixth Edition has been updated throughout with the latest research, and continues to provide a complete look at social work practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. Zastrow's best-selling text gives students the theoretical and practical knowledge they need to enter practice in social work. Zastrow covers topics such as social work values; confidentiality; principles of interviewing; contemporary theories of counseling; sexual therapy; assessment; evaluation; general systems theory; multicultural social work; working within a bureaucratic system; burnout; and the frustrations and satisfactions of being a social worker.
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Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment

Author: Charles Zastrow,Karen Kirst-Ashman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 049500622X

Category: Social Science

Page: 704

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Help your students understand the mysteries of human behavior with Zastrow and Kirst-Ashman's text. Now available with a personalized online learning plan, this social work-specific book looks at lifespan through the lens of social work theory and practice. The authors use an empowerment approach to cover human development and behavior theories within the context of family, organizational, and community systems. Using a chronological lifespan approach, the authors present separate chapters on biological, psychological, and social impacts at the different lifespan stages with an emphasis on strengths and empowerment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Theories for Direct Social Work Practice

Author: Joseph Walsh

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285966120

Category: Education

Page: 416

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Walsh's text incorporates concise, comprehensive coverage of eleven major clinical practice theories commonly used in assessment, planning, and intervention tasks with individuals, families, and groups. The book's scope encompasses a broad view of the field of practice, yet still allows students to look closely at each theory discussed. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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The Social Work Skills Workbook

Author: Barry R. Cournoyer

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305633784

Category: Education

Page: 704

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THE SOCIAL WORK SKILLS WORKBOOK, Eighth Edition, enables students to develop proficiency in professionalism and the essential social work skills. Each skill supports one or more of the 43 knowledge and value statements and the 31 practice behaviors that elaborate the core competencies in the 2015 EPAS of the CSWE. The skills also align with nationally standardized licensing exams. The text includes expository content grounded in contemporary research, assessment tools and processes, and strong experiential components that help students get a realistic sense of the field. Case examples, summaries, and skill-building exercises cultivate students' professionalism and expertise as confident, ethical, and effective helpers. Current social issues are evident throughout. The book can be used as a main text in social work skills labs, a resource for field or internship courses, or a supplement to social work methods and practice courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Social Work with Groups: A Comprehensive Workbook

Author: Charles Zastrow

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495506427

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

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Using a plentiful selection of skill-building and self-evaluation exercises, author Charles Zastrow's comprehensive, workbook-style text promotes his philosophy that you can learn group leadership skills best by practicing them in class. In this seventh edition of SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS: A COMPREHENSIVE WORKBOOK, Zastrow discusses topics central to a successful understanding of group leadership: stages of groups, group dynamics, verbal and nonverbal communication, types of groups, and diversity in groups. When you participate in groups, the classroom becomes a lab where you can experience what it's like to work in and lead the many kinds of groups the author discusses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Understanding Generalist Practice with Families

Author: Grafton H. Hull,Jannah Hurn Mather

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780534579371

Category: Psychology

Page: 365

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Hull and Mather's book introduces students to the professional abilities needed when working with families. Using a generalist perspective, the book builds on the knowledge and skills students have acquired in other courses, and provides keen insight on the specific theories and skills associated with family systems and family practice.
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Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare: Empowering People

Author: Charles Zastrow

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495809527

Category: Social Science

Page: 640

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The bestselling book on the market, Zastrow’s Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare: Empowering People, 10e is also acclaimed as the most comprehensive. Giving readers a thorough overview of the social work profession, the text examines contemporary society with a realistic view of social problems--equipping students with real-world insight they can put into practice. By presenting positive strategies in the context of the core values, ethics, skills, and knowledge base of today’s professional social worker, Zastrow encourages students to think about new and realistic ways to solve problems and empower clients. A wealth of social problems cases, exhibits, and tables helps students apply concepts and compare and contrast the issues. The Tenth Edition has been thoroughly updated to include the latest Standards updates as well as new and emerging issues from the field. Packed with cutting-edge coverage and comprehensive CSWE core content, Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare: Empowering People, 10e continues to inspire students while giving them true insight into real-world practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Empowerment Series: Social Work with Groups: Comprehensive Practice and Self-Care

Author: Charles Zastrow,Sarah L. Hessenauer

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781337567916

Category: Education

Page: 672

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Using a plentiful selection of skill-building and self-evaluation exercises, Zastrow and Hessenauer's workbook-style text promotes the philosophy that students learn group leadership skills best by practicing them in class. In SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS, 10th Edition, the authors discuss topics that are central to understanding group leadership: stages of groups, group dynamics, verbal and nonverbal communication, types of groups, and diversity in groups. They also focus on helping students acquire the competencies and practice behaviors of the 2015 EPAS. With support from this book, your classroom becomes a lab where students can experience what it's like to work in and lead many kinds of groups. Updated throughout with timely new topics and firsthand accounts from experienced social group work professionals, this edition also emphasizes the importance of social workers' self-care. . Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Empowerment Series: Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment

Author: Charles Zastrow,Karen K. Kirst-Ashman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305445600

Category: Social Science

Page: 848

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Zastrow and Kirst-Ashman's UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT, 10th Edition looks at the lifespan through the lens of social work theory and practice, covering human development and behavior theories within the context of family, organizational, and community systems. Using a chronological lifespan approach, the book presents separate chapters on biological, psychological, and social impacts at the different lifespan stages with an emphasis on strengths and empowerment. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, this edition is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the current Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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The Practice of Social Work: A Comprehensive Worktext

Author: Charles Zastrow

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495599700

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

View: 9750

Comprehensive and focused, Zastrow’s PRACTICE OF SOCIAL WORK, Ninth Edition provides students with the theoretical and working knowledge they need to become competent social work practitioners. This practical worktext covers the general practice of social work, as well as the more specialized areas and counseling theories for work with individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Family Assessment Handbook: An Introductory Practice Guide to Family Assessment

Author: Barbara Thomlison

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305687884

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

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Providing practical information and theoretical foundations established on evidence-based methodology, Thomlison's text presents a step-by-step approach to family practice that teaches students to be critical thinkers for the study and practice of family work. Focusing on how to conduct a family assessment for case intervention, FAMILY ASSESSMENT HANDBOOK: AN INTRODUCTION AND PRACTICAL GUIDE TO FAMILY ASSESSMENT, Fourth Edition, is based on family systems theory as well as the family and environmental contexts in which family functioning is influenced. Within the family setting, evidence-based interventions are identified for guiding practice decisions. This practical guide illustrates the interplay of family structure and processes, family dynamics, and patterns of interaction to show how those patterns influence family and child development. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Introduction to Psychology

Author: Rod Plotnik,Haig Kouyoumdjian

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285663403

Category: Psychology

Page: 752

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Featuring a look and style that's more like a magazine than a textbook, Plotnik's INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY, Tenth Edition will draw you in and show you how exciting the study of psychology can be. This modular, visual approach to the fundamentals of psychology--the pioneer of the visual or magazine style approach--makes even the toughest concepts engaging and entertaining. Each and every page is individually planned, written, and formatted to effectively incorporate the use of Visual Cues, which help you to better remember information. Extensively updated, the text also utilizes chunking, a method of breaking concepts down into small, easily digested sections that help you learn at your own pace. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Generalist Social Work Practice

A Worktext

Author: Charles Zastrow

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780190657086

Category:

Page: 388

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Charles Zastrow-a leader in the field for over forty years-combines the key components of traditional and contemporary approaches to teaching social work practice into one comprehensive volume in the 11th edition of Generalist Social Work Practice. From the history of social work and the ethics of practice, to the modern approaches to self care and asset-based community development-this extensive worktext presents the knowledge, values, and skills needed for entry-level social work practice. Zastrow emphasizes the importance of counseling in various practice settings by including the Counseling Theories Resource Manual (CTRM), a series of modules that presents and critiques the prominent theories of counseling that are widely used by social workers, including reality therapy, rational therapy, behavior therapy, as well as specific intervention techniques useful in working with individuals, treatment groups, and families. Structured for use at the undergraduate and graduate level, this book provides the theoretical and practical knowledge needed for students to become change agents.
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The Practice of Social Work

A Comprehensive Worktext

Author: Charles Zastrow

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781133355236

Category: Counseling

Page: 576

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Zastrow's THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL WORK, 10E, International Edition provides students with the theoretical and working knowledge they need to become competent social work practitioners. In this practical "worktext," Zastrow covers the general practice of social work as well as the more specialized areas and counseling theories for work with individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, this tenth edition is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
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Applying Theory to Generalist Social Work Practice

Author: Carol L. Langer,Cynthia Lietz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118859715

Category: Political Science

Page: 336

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The social worker's guide to integrating theory and practice Applying Theory to Generalist Social Work Practice teaches aspiring social workers how to apply theory in real world practice. Fully aligned with the Council on Social Work Education's 2015 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards, the book links theory to practice with clear, concise instruction including a discussion of evidence-based practice. Twelve commonly-used theories are thoroughly explained, with discussion of the strengths and limitations of each, and applied to real work with individuals, groups, families, communities, and organizations. The book includes case studies and first-person contributions from practicing social workers to illustrate the real-world scenarios in which different concepts apply. Critical thinking questions help students strengthen their understanding of the ideas presented. Tools including a test bank, PowerPoint slides, and an instructor's manual are available to facilitate classroom use, providing a single-volume guide to the entire helping process, from engagement to termination. Practice is a core foundational course for future social workers, but many practice texts focus on skills while neglecting the theoretical basis for social work. Applying Theory to Generalist Social Work Practice fills that gap by covering both skills and theory in a single text. Examines the applications of prevailing social theories Covers the most common theories used in micro, mezzo, and macro practice Helps readers understand well-established approaches like strengths perspective, humanistic and client-centered, task-centered, and solution-focused brief therapy Shows how to apply major theories including ecological/system, cognitive/behavioral, conflict, empowerment, narrative, crisis, critical, and feminist An effective social worker recognizes the link between theory and practice, and how the two inform each other to culminate in the most effective intervention and most positive outcome for the client. Applying Theory to Generalist Social Work Practice provides students with a roadmap to the full integration of philosophy and application in social work.
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IBM SPSS Statistics 23 Step by Step

A Simple Guide and Reference

Author: Darren George,Paul Mallery

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134793332

Category: Education

Page: 386

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IBM SPSS Statistics 23 Step by Step: A Simple Guide and Reference, 14e, takes a straightforward, step-by-step approach that makes SPSS software clear to beginners and experienced researchers alike. Extensive use of vivid, four-color screen shots, clear writing, and step-by-step boxes guide readers through the program. Exercises at the end of each chapter support students by providing additional opportunities to practice using SPSS. All datasets used in the book are available for download at: https://www.routledge.com/products/ 9780134320250
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Social Work Practice with Culturally Diverse People

Author: Surjit Singh Dhooper,Sharon E Moore

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761912972

Category: Social Science

Page: 287

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Social Work With Culturally Diverse People addresses the ambivalent and ambiguous changes in society, which have conditioned and constrained the willingness, ability, and efforts of social workers to provide culturally competent services to those different from mainstream society. Each major disadvantaged group is studied.
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The Macro Practitioner's Workbook

A Step-by-step Guide to Effectiveness with Organizations and Communities

Author: Rodney A. Ellis,Kimberly Crane Mallory,Misty Y. Gould

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780534633110

Category: Psychology

Page: 283

View: 9860

School principals and other administative personnel must have a solid understanding of the general finance structure to formulate and manage school budgets. With the help of this text candidates preparing for such roles will learn the realities of school finance policy, issues and applications.
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