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Direct Social Work Practice

Direct Social Work Practice - 9th edition

Direct Social Work Practice - 9th edition

ISBN13: 9780840028648

ISBN10: 0840028644

Direct Social Work Practice by Dean H. Hepworth - ISBN 9780840028648
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 9TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
Published: 2013
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Direct Social Work Practice by Dean H. Hepworth - ISBN 9780840028648

ISBN13: 9780840028648

ISBN10: 0840028644

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 9TH 13

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Summary

The ninth edition of DIRECT SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE: THEORY AND SKILLS prepares you for effective real-world practice. Packed with case examples, illustrations, and proven learning experiences from the authors as well as other social work practitioners, the book integrates the major theories and skills that direct social work practitioners need to understand and master, earning the book its reputation as the classic source for helping students learn direct practice skills. Furthermore, as part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the ninth 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). Video demonstrations are available on the optional CourseMate website and ensure student learning experiences are as close to real life as possible.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I: INTRODUCTION.
1. The Challenges of Social Work.
2. Direct Practice: Domain, Philosophy, and Roles.
3. Overview of the Helping Process.
4. Operationalizing the Cardinal Social Work Values.
Part II: EXPLORING, ASSESSING, AND PLANNING.
5. Building Blocks of Communication: Conveying Empathy and Authenticity.
6. Verbal Following, Exploring, and Focusing Skills.
7. Eliminating Counterproductive Communication Patterns.
8. Assessment: Exploring and Understanding Problems and Strengths.
9. Assessment: Intrapersonal, Interpersonal, and Environmental Factors.
10. Assessing Family Functioning in Diverse Family and Cultural Contexts.
11. Forming and Assessing Social Work Groups.
12. Developing Goals and Formulating a Contract.
Part III: THE CHANGE-ORIENTED PHASE.
13. Planning and Implementing Change-Oriented Strategies.
14. Developing Resources, Organizing, Planning, and Advocacy as Intervention Strategies.
15. Enhancing Family Functioning and Relationships.
16. Intervening in Social Work Groups.
17. Additive Empathy, Interpretation, and Confrontation.
18. Managing Barriers to Change.
Part IV: THE TERMINATION PHASE.
19. The Final Phase: Evaluation and Termination.

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