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By Carol L. Langer,Cynthia Lietz

The social laborers consultant to integrating concept and practice

Applying conception to Generalist Social paintings Practice teaches aspiring social employees tips to follow idea in genuine international perform. absolutely aligned with the Council on Social paintings Education's 2015 academic coverage and Accreditation criteria, the publication hyperlinks concept to perform with transparent, concise guide together with a dialogue of evidence-based perform. Twelve commonly-used theories are completely defined, with dialogue of the strengths and obstacles of every, and utilized to genuine paintings with participants, teams, households, groups, and agencies. The ebook contains case reviews and first-person contributions from working towards social employees to demonstrate the real-world eventualities during which varied ideas follow. serious considering questions support scholars enhance their figuring out of the guidelines awarded. instruments together with a attempt financial institution, PowerPoint slides, and an instructor's guide can be found to facilitate school room use, supplying a single-volume advisor to the whole assisting approach, from engagement to termination.

Practice is a center foundational direction for destiny social staff, yet many perform texts specialise in talents whereas neglecting the theoretical foundation for social paintings. Applying thought to Generalist Social paintings Practice fills that hole by way of overlaying either talents and concept in one text.

  • Examines the functions of winning social theories
  • Covers the commonest theories utilized in micro, mezzo, and macro practice
  • Helps readers comprehend well-established methods like strengths viewpoint, humanistic and client-centered, task-centered, and solution-focused short therapy
  • Shows how one can follow significant theories together with ecological/system, cognitive/behavioral, clash, empowerment, narrative, drawback, severe, and feminist

An potent social employee acknowledges the hyperlink among thought and perform, and the way the 2 tell one another to culminate within the top-rated intervention and so much optimistic consequence for the buyer. Applying idea to Generalist Social paintings Practice offers scholars with a roadmap to the total integration of philosophy and alertness in social work.

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