Theories for Direct Social Work Practice

The book's scope encompasses a broad view of the field of practice, yet still allows students to look closely at each theory discussed.

Author: Joseph Walsh

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781285966120

Category: Social Science

Page: 416

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Walsh's text incorporates concise, comprehensive coverage of eleven major clinical practice theories commonly used in assessment, planning, and intervention tasks with individuals, families, and groups. The book's scope encompasses a broad view of the field of practice, yet still allows students to look closely at each theory discussed. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Theoretical Perspectives for Direct Social Work Practice

GENERAL FUNCTIONS AND LEVELS OF ABSTRACTION OF THEORY It is useful to compare and classify theories for direct social work practice on two general dimensions. One dimension has to do with the function of theory. With regard to function, ...

Author: Nick Coady, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826102867

Category: Social Science

Page: 556

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Theoretical Perspectives for Direct Social Work Practice

The primary purpose of the fourth edition of this book continues to be to provide an overview of theories for direct social work practice and a framework for integrating the use of theory with central social work principles and values, ...

Author: Kristin W. Bolton, PhD, MSW

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826165565

Category: Social Science

Page: 500

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This new and fully updated edition of the best-selling theories text for social workers introduces social work students and practitioners to a wide variety of theories for direct social work practice. Originally edited by Nick Coady and Peter Lehmann, the new edition provides a framework for integrating the use of theory with central social work principles and values combined with artistic elements of practice. Completely updated and reorganized to encompass the latest theories as applied to a generalist mental health practice, the fourth edition brings a fresh perspective with the addition of two new lead editors. Theoretical Perspective for Direct Social Work Practice: A Generalist-Eclectic Approach is rooted in the generalist-eclectic approach to social work practice, with the contents explored through a problem-solving model facilitating the integration of the artistic and scientific elements of practice. The new edition includes 9 new chapters covering Couples Theory, the Psychodynamic Approach, Dialetical Behavior Therapy, Dialetical Behavior Therapy for the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder, Trauma Informed Practice, Motivational Interviewing, Anti-Oppressive Theory, Mindfulness-based Approaches, and EMDR Therapy. Chapters are consistently organized and include a case study and associated prompts to foster class discussion. Each includes chapter objectives and summaries, tables, and diagrams. A robust instructor package contains a sample syllabus, PowerPoint slides, and exam questions for each chapter. Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices or computers. New to the Fourth Edition: Two new lead editors and new chapter contributors bringing a fresh new perspective to the content 9 brand new chapters covering new and relevant theories and models to ensure readers have all the facts at hand and can easily incorporate theories into their everyday practice Significantly reorganized to reflect the state of art in social work practice Key Features: Chapters are consistently formatted and include a case study with prompts to promote critical thinking and discussion Chapter objectives and summaries in every chapter reinforce content Tables illustrate when and why to use a particular theory Diagrams serve as visual representations of various models Includes Instructor Package with Sample Syllabus, PowerPoints, and exam questions in each chapter

Direct Social Work Practice

Each chapter of the book is mapped to the latest Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) to aid schools of social work in connecting the course content with monitored outcomes.

Author: Mary C. Ruffolo

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781483310695

Category: Social Science

Page: 280

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Using a case-based approach to connect the classroom and the practice environment, Direct Social Work Practice by Mary C. Ruffolo, Brian E. Perron, and Elizabeth H. Voshel incorporates a broad set of themes that include advocacy, social justice, global focus, ethics, theory, and critical thinking. Integrated, up-to-date content related to diversity, social justice, and international issues helps readers develop the basic skills of engagement, assessment, intervention, and reflective practice, as well as the key skills needed for the field experience. Each chapter of the book is mapped to the latest Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) to aid schools of social work in connecting the course content with monitored outcomes.

Theoretical Perspectives for Direct Social Work Practice Third Edition

This expanded third edition of a popular textbook provides a completely revised and updated overview of the theories, models, and therapies that inform direct social work practice.

Author: Nick Coady, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826119483

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

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This expanded third edition of a popular textbook provides a completely revised and updated overview of the theories, models, and therapies that inform direct social work practice. The text is grounded in generalist social work principles and values and promotes a problem-solving model of social work practice as a framework for the eclectic use of theory, as well as for integrating the artistic, reflective elements of practice. It provides in-depth coverage of select psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, critical, and postmodern theories. The third edition features a new section on Critical Theories, where a new chapter on Empowerment Theory is included with a completely revised chapter on Feminist Theory. A new chapter on Strengths-based Social Work has been added to the section on meta-theories for social work practice. Other new chapters include Emotion-focused Therapy and Collaborative Therapy. These revisions are based on suggestions from an extensive survey of professors. New to the Third Edition: • A new section on Critical Theories • New chapters on Strengths-based Social Work, Emotion-focused Therapy, Empowerment Theory, and Collaborative Therapy • Updated research on the debate about the importance of theory/technique versus common (e.g., relationship) factors, and on the critique of the empirically supported treatment movement Key Features: • Grounds direct practice firmly in the principles and values of generalist social work • Promotes a problem-solving model of social work as a flexible structure for integrating the eclectic use of theory with the artistic, reflective elementsof practice • Organizes direct practice theories into like groupings and provides an overview of the main characteristics of each grouping • Provides in-depth coverage of topics in a clear, logical, and consistent format • Includes editors and contributors from the U.S. and Canada

Direct Social Work Practice

Packed with case examples, illustrations, and proven learning experiences from the authors as well as other social work practitioners, the book integrates the major theories and skills that direct social work practitioners need to ...

Author: Glenda Dewberry Rooney

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133354939

Category: Social service

Page: 676

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DIRECT SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE: THEORY AND SKILLS, 9E, International Edition prepares you for effective real-world practice. Packed with case examples, illustrations, and proven learning experiences from the authors as well as other social work practitioners, the book integrates the major theories and skills that direct social work practitioners need to understand and master, earning the book its reputation as the classic source for helping students learn direct practice skills. Furthermore, as part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the ninth edition is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Video demonstrations are available on the optional CourseMate website and ensure student learning experiences are as close to real life as possible.

Empowerment Series Direct Social Work Practice

Social Work with Groups, 34(3–4), 246–256. https://doi.org/10.1080 /01609513.2011.558822 Turner, S. G., & Maschi, T. M. (2015). Feminist and empowerment theory and social work practice. Journal of Social Work Practice, 29(2), ...

Author: Dean H. Hepworth

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780357630617

Category: Education

Page: 450

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Considered the profession's ideal learning resource--based on the authors' extensive experience in the field and the text's balanced focus on theory and application--DIRECT SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE: THEORY AND SKILLS, Eleventh Edition, prepares social work students for effective ethical and anti-oppressive practice. Authoritative, well-organized and written with an appropriate level of rigor, this thorough introduction to practice grounds students in theory while connecting them to real-world applications with clients through vivid examples and vignettes. Many case examples are drawn from active social work practitioners, as well as the authors' own practice situations. As part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the Eleventh Edition is completely up to date, discussing topics such as COVID-19, tele-social work, Black Lives Matter and other issues related to racial inequity. In addition, the authors have carefully revised the text to incorporate gender-neutral language and explore key structural implications affecting clients and practice. The text thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the 2015 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Empowerment Series Direct Social Work Practice Theory and Skills

Packed with case examples, illustrations, and proven learning experiences from the authors and other social work practitioners, the book integrates the major theories and skills that direct social work practitioners need to understand and ...

Author: Dean H. Hepworth

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305886971

Category: Education

Page: 704

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Considered the classic source by means of the authors' proven learning experiences from the field, as well as its excellent balance of theory and application, DIRECT SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE: THEORY AND SKILLS prepares social work students for effective ethical practice. Authoritative, well organized, and written with an appropriate level of rigor, this thorough introduction to practice grounds students in theory while connecting them through vivid examples and vignettes to real-world applications with clients. Many case examples are drawn from social work practitioners as well as the authors' own practice situations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Modern Social Work Theory

Trevithick, P. (2012) 'Groupwork theory and practice', in Stepney, P. and Ford, D. (eds) Social Work Models, Methods and Theories (2nd edn) ... Walsh, J. (2010) Theories of Direct Social Work Practice (2nd edn) (Belmont, CA: Wadsworth).

Author: Director of Psycho-Social and Spiritual Care Malcolm Payne

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190615246

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This masterly text is a classic in its field and will be a reliable companion throughout the course of your studies and your career as a social work practitioner. In this substantially reworked and updated fourth edition of his best-selling text, Malcolm Payne presents clear and concise evaluations of the pros and cons of major theories that inform social work practice, and comparisons between them. Modern Social Work Theory is now more accessible and comprehensive than ever, offering: the most complete coverage of social work theory, from classic perspectives to the very latest ideas, including a new chapter dedicated to strengths, narrative, and solutions approaches; a host of brand new case examples showing how theories can be applied to everyday practice; new analysis of the ethical dimensions of different social work theories and what common values they share; Pause and Reflect questions to encourage you to draw on your own experience and develop your thinking; and updated Example text sections which summarize the most current thinking and help bridge the gap between introductions to each theory and more specialist writing.

Modern Social Work Theory Fourth Edition

Trevithick, P. (2012) 'Groupwork theory and practice', in Stepney, P. and Ford, D. (eds) Social Work Models, Methods and Theories (2nd edn) ... Walsh, J. (2010) Theories of Direct Social Work Practice (2nd edn) (Belmont, CA: Wadsworth).

Author: Malcolm Payne

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190616632

Category: Social Science

Page: 464

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This masterly text is a classic in its field and will be a reliable companion throughout the course of your studies and your career as a social work practitioner. In this substantially reworked and updated fourth edition of his best-selling text, Malcolm Payne presents clear and concise evaluations of the pros and cons of major theories that inform social work practice, and comparisons between them. Modern Social Work Theory is now more accessible and comprehensive than ever, offering: the most complete coverage of social work theory, from classic perspectives to the very latest ideas, including a new chapter dedicated to strengths, narrative, and solutions approaches; a host of brand new case examples showing how theories can be applied to everyday practice; new analysis of the ethical dimensions of different social work theories and what common values they share; Pause and Reflect questions to encourage you to draw on your own experience and develop your thinking; and updated Example text sections which summarize the most current thinking and help bridge the gap between introductions to each theory and more specialist writing.