Summary: The book helps students to learn to integrate ideas and practice principles, and learn how to determine how to provide the client maximum help.
The book is divided into Micro, Mezzo, and Macro sections. This clearly structures the progression of cases for instructors and students according to client population and course specifics in each.
A grid listing the particular curricular area for each case allows the professor to see at a glance the topic ...show mores and areas of a given case.
Discussion questions at the end of each chapter help to facilitate class discussion in reference to the cases.
Multicultural and diversity perspectives are woven throughout the text.
The case studies provide a wide range of issues that directly apply CSWE standards. Examples of topics covered in the text include, substance abuse, advocacy, family assessment, managed care and institutional systems. ...show less