Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare: Empowering People by Charles ZastrowZastrows INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE: EMPOWERING PEOPLE, NINTH EDITION looks at todays society with a realistic view of social problems, and gives you a comprehensive overview of the profession. By presenting positive strategies in the context of the core values, ethics, skills and knowledge base of todays professional social worker, Zastrow motivates you to think about new and realistic ways to solve problems and empower clients. Throughout the book, social problems cases, exhibits, and tables help you apply the concepts and compare and contrast the issues. You can study whenever and wherever you want with the latest technology tools: CengageNOW, an assessment-centered tutorial program that is integrated throughout the book, has interactive components including video segments which depict social work practitioners. Thomson iAudio, which features MP3-ready Audio Lecture Overviews for each chapter and a comprehensive audio glossary of key terms for quick study and review, is also available with this edition. Additionally, a free book-specific website is available to help you succeed. No wonder this is the #1 best-selling book in social work!
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View larger. Download instructor resources. Additional order info. This best-selling text continues to offer a comprehensive introduction to the field of social work with a unique focus on the diverse groups to whom social workers provide services, including children, older adults, disabled persons, and members of minority racial and ethnic groups. This text includes historical material on the emergence of social work as a profession, the areas and groups where human services are provided, and career opportunities for social workers today. The book reflects up-to-date empirical data about where social workers are employed, what positions they hold, what personal characteristics they bring to their practice, and the competencies required to perform their work.
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