The Strengths Perspective in Social Work Practice, by Saleebey, Dennis
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- ISBN: 9780205011544 | 0205011543
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 8/8/2012
A conceptual and practical presentation of the strengths perspective in social work. Part of Advancing Core Competencies Series, a unique series that helps students taking advanced social work courses apply CSWE's core competencies and practice behaviors examples to specialized fields of practice. The Strengths Perspective in Social Work Practice, 6/e, presents both conceptual and practical elements of the strengths perspective - from learning about and practicing the strengths perspective to using the strengths perspective with older adults, the chronically ill, and substance abusers. Many of the chapters- address recent events -from the tragic shooting in Tucson to the uprisings in the Middle East. Each chapter begins with a section from an expert in the field. 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- Each chapter contains four critical thinking questions and two short essay questions that require the reader to apply key concepts. Engage Students- Extensive case examples keep students interested and help them see a connection between theory and practice. Explore Current Issues- Three new chapters have been added to reflect the most current knowledge in the field. Apply CSWE Core Competencies- The text integrates the 2008 CSWE EPAS, with critical thinking questions and practice tests to assess student understanding and development of competencies and practice behaviors. Support Instructors- PowerPoint presentations are available with this text. 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): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205042449 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205042449