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MindTap Helping Professions, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card, 4th Edition

  • Katherine Van Wormer
  • Diane Rae Davis
  • ISBN-10: 1337284068
  • ISBN-13: 9781337284066
  • Mixed Media
  • COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
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Overview

About the Product

MindTap Helping Professions for Van Wormer/Davis' Addiction Treatment, 4th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie-cutter into cutting-edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. As an instructor using MindTap, you have at your fingertips the right content and unique set of tools curated specifically for your course, all in an interface designed to improve workflow and save time when planning lessons and course structure. The control to build and personalize your course is all yours, focusing on the most relevant material while also lowering costs for your students. Easily integrate your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pulling from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Googledocs, and more. Stay connected and informed in your course through real-time student tracking that provides the opportunity to adjust the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course.

Features

  • MindTap helps streamline your workflow with carefully curated content and a unique set of tools saving you valuable time in your course preparations. In addition to automatically grading assignments and quizzes, MindTap also provides students with instant feedback on their work.

  • Provide students with organizational and study tools designed to better manage their limited time, allowing them to complete assignments whenever and wherever they are ready to learn.

  • Save students money in their course materials with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor.

  • Track students in real time with the Progress app adjust the course as needed based analytics of interactivity in the course.

  • With the MindTap Mobile App, you can keep your students informed of assignments, course due dates, or any changes to your course while also arming them with on-the-go study tools like flashcards and quizzing.

  • Build and personalize your course by integrating your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Google Docs and more. Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.

  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in class within the student view of the Progress App.

  • Engage students with course material specially customized for them by you streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface.

  • StudyHub is one-stop-studying tool that allows you to deliver important information and empowers your students to personalize their experience. Share content from the MindTap Reader and create notes and study guides to help students focus and succeed.

  • The Message Center app helps you to quickly and easily contact students directly from the MindTap platform. Any message posted in the Message Center is communicated directly to each student enrolled in the course via the communication medium designated by the student.

Reviews

"I'm convinced that the higher course ratings and grades were, in large part, a result of students’ engagement. It was an unmitigated success."
— Robert Black, Global Business, SUNY Maritime College

About the Author

Katherine Van Wormer

Dr. Katherine Van Wormer has taught in departments of social work and criminal justice at the University of Northern Iowa and has over twenty years of experience in teaching and public service. Dr. Van Wormer was actively involved in civil rights movements in North Carolina and Northern Ireland. She practiced substance abuse counseling for four and a half years, including two in Norway. Dr. Van Wormer has been publishing texts, book chapters, and articles for over twenty years. In addition to ADDICTION TREATMENT: A STRENGTHS PERSPECTIVE, she has recently published SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, THE MAID NARRATIVES and numerous other books, including two on female offenders and victims and one on the nature of oppression. She has received several honors, including the McKay Faculty Research Award from the University of Northern Iowa.

Diane Rae Davis

Diane Rae Davis, Ph.D., is a professor in the School of Social Work and Human Services at Eastern Washington University. She teaches a variety of substance misuse and practice courses in the MSW program and has researched and written extensively on addiction and the recovery process. Current research includes an online survey for women in recovery from compulsive gambling.

Table of Contents

LEARNING PATH:

Introductory Activity. At the start of each chapter, students complete a short activity written specifically to get them engaged in the material prior to the reading. Through polling activities, self-assessments, or brief videos, students are immediately able to interact with the material in new and interesting ways.

Discussion Activity. Discussion questions in each chapter allow students to collaborate with their peers to develop solutions and responses in an online environment.

Case Studies. Case studies give students the opportunity to practice and develop the concepts discussed within each chapter.

Exercises. Students are asked a series of short-answer questions aimed at getting them to think critically about key concepts discussed within each chapter.

Helper Studio. This video-based activity puts students directly in the role of helping professional. Students respond to clients with recorded video responses that demonstrate important skills and confidence necessary for success in the profession.

Video Activity. Students view professional interviews, simulated sessions, and more as they progress through the course. Students are prompted to answer embedded questions as they watch each video.

Chapter Quiz. Multiple-choice questions are provided for each chapter that allow students to measure their understanding and progress.

Reflection Activity. At the conclusion of each chapter’s content, students are asked to apply concepts directly to their life and future career in the helping professions.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
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Instructor Supplements

MindTap Helping Professions, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Van Wormer/Davis' Addiction Treatment  (ISBN-10: 1337284076 | ISBN-13: 9781337284073)

MindTap Helping Professions for Van Wormer/Davis' Addiction Treatment, 4th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie-cutter into cutting-edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. As an instructor using MindTap, you have at your fingertips the right content and unique set of tools curated specifically for your course, all in an interface designed to improve workflow and save time when planning lessons and course structure. The control to build and personalize your course is all yours, focusing on the most relevant material while also lowering costs for your students. Easily integrate your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pulling from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Googledocs, and more. Stay connected and informed in your course through real-time student tracking that provides the opportunity to adjust the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course.

Student Supplements

MindTap Helping Professions, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Van Wormer/Davis' Addiction Treatment  (ISBN-10: 1337284076 | ISBN-13: 9781337284073)

It’s 1 AM, there are 20 tabs open on your computer, you lost your flashcards for the test, and you’re so tired you can’t even read. It’d be nice if someone came up with a more efficient way of studying. Luckily, someone did. With a single login for MindTap Helping Professions for Van Wormer/Davis' Addiction Treatment, 4th Edition you can connect with your instructor, organize coursework, and have access to a range of study tools, including e-book and apps all in one place! Manage your time and workload without the hassle of heavy books! The MindTap Reader keeps all your notes together, lets you print the material, and will even read text out loud. Need extra practice? Find pre-populated flashcards and the entire eBook in the MindTap Mobile App, as well as quizzes and important course alerts. Want to know where you stand? Use the Progress app to track your performance in relation to other students.