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- ISBN: 9780205055227 | 0205055222
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 10/28/2011
Social work practice skills text/workbook plus web-based case studies This book is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series. This series helps students understand and master CSWE's core competencies with a variety of pedagogy highlighted competency content and critical thinking questions for the competencies throughout. Social Work Skills for Beginning Direct Practice, 3/e,guides students through all stages of the helping process and assists them in developing time-tested social work skills. By using the text/workbook PLUS the web-based, interactive case studies in MySocialWorkLab, students will gain a greater understanding of how to use social work skills in the context of each of the stages of the helping process - from intake through termination. In addition, individual chapters are devoted to values and ethics; theory directed practice; cultural context of practice; basic skills for direct practice; and advanced skills for direct practice. The interactive case studies found on the book-specific MySocialWorkLabcontain video segments demonstrating different social worker-client case studies across a variety of practice contexts. Students can view the video, stop the action and respond to questions, look up references, or obtain more in-depth information about each skill segment. Teaching & Learning Experience Personalize Learning -MySocialWorkLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking -Interactive, web-based case studies, in MySocialWorkLab encourage critical thinking. Engage Students -The entire text/workbook is a practical guide to teaching practice skills, designed to engage students throughout; Interactive Case Studies in MySocialWorkLab allow students to interact with virtual clients. Explore Current Issues -Includes the most recent data, new coverage of ethics, intersectionality, and more Apply CSWE Core Competencies -Integrates the 2008 CSWE EPAS throughout - highlights competencies and practice behaviors and includes expensive pedagogy. MySocialWorkLab adds value with book-specific interactive case studies, core competency videos and hundreds of competency-based questions. Support Instructors -Instructor's Manual and MySocialWorkLab with Pearson eText are included in the supplements package. Note:MySocialWorkLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySocialWorkLab, please visit:www.mysocialworklab.comor you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySocialWorkLab (at no additional cost). VP: 0205085350