Empowerment Series: Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare: Empowering People, 12th Edition
- Charles Zastrow
- ISBN-10: 130538833X
- ISBN-13: 9781305388338
- 640 Pages | Hardcover
- Previous Editions: 2014, 2010, 2008
- COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
The bestselling introductory Social Work text on the market, Zastrow's INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE: EMPOWERING PEOPLE is lauded for being the most comprehensive and practical text available for beginning social workers. In addition to giving readers a thorough overview of the social work profession, this text offers a realistic view of social problems in contemporary society, equipping students with real-world insight that they can apply in 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 critically about new, workable methods for problem-solving and empowering clients. Case studies, exhibits and tables on contemporary social problems help students apply concepts and compare and contrast issues. The twelfth edition has been thoroughly updated to align with the latest EPAS (2015) from CSWE, and offers insights into new and emerging issues from the field.
"This text provides an in-depth exploration to the discipline of social work and is written in way that makes perfect since to the introductory student. It is comprehensive in it's coverage of all the areas in which social work is present and is tune with the CSWE standards that are required for programs to address in their curriculum."
— Robin Walters-Powell, University of Findlay
Part I: INTRODUCTION: SOCIAL WELFARE AND SOCIAL WORK.
1. Social Welfare: Its Business, History, and Future.
2. Social Work as a Profession and a Career.
3. Generalist Social Work Practice.
Part II: SOCIAL PROBLEMS AND SOCIAL SERVICES.
4. Poverty and Public Welfare.
5. Emotional/Behavioral Problems and Counseling.
6. Family Problems and Services to Families.
7. Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Services to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Individuals.
8. Drug Abuse and Drug Treatment Programs.
9. Crime, Juvenile Delinquency, and Correctional Services.
10. Problems in Education and School Social Work.
11. Work-Related Problems and Social Work in the Workplace.
12. Racism, Ethnocentrism, and Strategies for Advancing Social and Economic Justice.
13. Sexism and Efforts for Achieving Equality.
14. Aging and Gerontological Services.
15. Health Problems and Medical Social Services.
16. Physical and Mental Disabilities and Rehabilitation.
17. Overpopulation, Misuse of the Environment, and Family Planning.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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