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The Social Work Practicum A Guide and Workbook for Students

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The Social Work Practicum A Guide and Workbook for Students by Garthwait, Cynthia, 9780133948417
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  • ISBN: 9780133948417 | 0133948412
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/3/2016
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In the new edition of Cynthia Garthwait’s The Social Work Practicum, theory and practice combine to offer a unique format for understanding, structuring, implementing, and evaluating practicum experience at both the BSW and MSW levels. This book provides a structured and yet individualized map for gaining the competencies required of social work professionals. The format integrates theory and practice to walk readers through the process of acquiring knowledge, developing skills, and enhancing social work values, and the unique format provides a solid background for understanding, structuring, implementing, and evaluating practicum experiences at both the BSW and MSW levels. The chapters are sequenced to allow for ongoing professional development, while clarifying expectations for applying knowledge and providing experiential learning opportunities that lead to professional competencies.


This edition offers new content on such important topics as professional licensing, organizational communication, planned change process, evaluation of practice, trends in social policy relevant to social work, social problem analysis, social policy formation, and leadership. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video and assessments.


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