3 edition of What is professional social work? found in the catalog.
What is professional social work?
Leroy Allen Halbert
|Statement||by L. A. Halbert.|
|LC Classifications||HV40 .H25|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, -149 p.|
|Number of Pages||149|
|LC Control Number||23008837|
The Social Work Profession. Some people associate social work with casework and, by analogy, Child Protective Services. A social worker can indeed make a career working in this capacity, but social work as a profession is much broader. Modern social work grew out of attempts – often by women, often by volunteers -- to heal social ills. "Social work is a practice-based profession and an academic discipline that promotes social change and development, social cohesion, and the empowerment and liberation of Author: Rory Truell.
Book Description. Social work practice in the twenty-first century is continually changing. Contemporary practitioners work in complex areas and have to do so quickly and competently. This text helps qualified social workers, as well as those about to qualify, to build on their initial studies in order to develop professionally. Macro-level social workers may be qualified for a wide range of positions. They may be eligible to manage large national or international agencies, such as the United Way or significant government agencies. These professionals need to be able to identify needs within a community and be able to work towards change on a national or international scale.
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10 Books Every Social Worker Should Read. Ma by Gabriela Acosta Social workers are faced with helping clients and patients work through various issues — from substance abuse and depression to a lengthy adoption process and eating disorders.
With so many resources online, it can be tough to find the best ones. Synopsis: Through a series of essays written by social workers operating in a variety of different fields and practices, this book provides valuable insights into the profession from the point of view of those in the trenches.
Social Work ASWB Masters Exam Guide and Practice Test, Second Edition Set - Includes a Comprehensive LMSW Study Guide and Practice Test Book with Questions, Free Mobile and Web Access Included Dawn Apgar PhD LSW ACSW.
Recently, What is professional social work? book experienced social workers and practice educators, we’ve been asked by a number of student social workers to compile a list of recommended social work books.
Whilst we acknowledge that this is completely subjective (and we’re sure we’ve missed some out); we think the following is a great ‘starter for 10’.
The author has played a key role in constructing the subject benchmarks for the social work degree and offers a reflective and thoughtful commentary upon training, education and practice.
Written. Social Work Books Introducing The A-to-Z Self-Care Handbook for Social Workers and Other Helping Professionals Using an A-to-Z framework, the editors and contributors to this self-care handbook outline strategies for social workers/helping professionals to build a self-care plan with specific goals and ways to reach them realistically.
The participation of social workers and social work educators in shaping professional cultures within organisations through practice innovation, practitioner research and workforce development is thus crucial.
Drawing on theories that challenge hierarchical concepts of leadership, this book will enable experienced social work. Professional boundaries between worker and client underpin all areas of practice in social work and social care, and the mismanagement of these boundaries can lead to.
Social work is also regarded as a practice discipline, because unlike the other social sciences professionals, social workers involve in direct practice and intervention in the field.
This book gives an inside look into the professional lives of 58 individual social workers in fields that include children and families, adults and aging, and community organization.
What Social Workers Can Learn. SARAKAY SMULLENS, MSW, LCSW, author of Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work: A Guidebook for Students and Those in Mental Health and Related Professions. Grise-Owens, Miller, & Eaves’ The A-to-Z Self-Care Handbook for Social Workers and Other Helping Professionals is a much-needed handbook to inspire and guide self-care by: Social Workers are the Heart and Soul of the Helping Profession.
Professional social work practice is distinctive from other helping professions in its approach of assisting clients to function optimally within their environments. The person-in-environment approach is central to. NASW Press.
NASW Press is a leading scholarly press in the social sciences. It serves faculty, practitioners, agencies, libraries, clinicians, and researchers in the United States and abroad. Known for attracting expert authors, NASW Press delivers professional information to more thanreaders through its scholarly journals, books, and reference works.
Professional Social Work (PSW) is the UK’s only printed social work magazine with all the latest sector news, analysis, comment and features. It’s published 10 times a year and BASW members receive a free copy delivered as part of membership.
theories in social work practice will then lead a social worker to determine the best course of action, referred to as a method, intervention or approach, with the service user (Teater, ).Author: Barbra Teater. The ability to demonstrate professional leadership is a core requirement for social work students and social workers operating at all levels.
This comprehensive textbook is ideal for any student on a social work course, from undergraduate to postgraduate study, and will go onto serve as a useful reference for more experienced social work professionals.
this book. Ethical Practice in Social Work provides the tools to develop essential ethical decision-making and problem-solving skills. Taking an applied approach with case studies in each chapter, the authors demonstrate how ethical principles can be used to transform practice into an effective, inclusive and empowering process for both professionals and.
This book is an attempt to consider in depth the place of relationships in social work practice and to explore ways in which workers can use relationships to pro- mote creative outcomes in their encounters with Size: KB.
Modern social work employs three methods of assistance: case work, group work, and community organization. Case work is the method by which individual persons and families are assisted. The person in need of case work may be physically, mentally, or socially handicapped. Social workers work with a number of people at any one time.
This is often referred to as a caseload. Day-to-day work involves assessing people’s needs, strengths and wishes, working with individuals and families directly to help them make changes and solve problems, organising support, making recommendations or referrals to other services and agencies, and keeping.
Social work practice consists of the professional application of social work values, principles, and techniques to one or more of the following ends: helping people obtain tangible services; counseling and psychotherapy with individuals, families, and groups; helping communities or groups provide or improve social and health services; and participating in legislative processes.A book that informs professionals within health care and social work about accountability in the workplace and what practitioners should be aware of.
This book is very informative and has case studies throughout which informs the reader of how to .Reflective Practice Social Work Pocket Guides are designed to help busy practitioners get to the bottom of the what? why? and how? of the chosen subject. part of being a professional social worker is being a reflective social worker.
Why? PG to Reflective 01/11/ Why? Social Work as a Complex File Size: KB.