Human Behavior in the Social Environment

Human Behavior in the Social Environment : Perspectives on Development and the Life Course

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The fourth edition of Human Behavior in the Social Environment takes a life course perspective to give a concise, compact treatment of human behavior. This edition includes the DSM - 5, the 2015 EPAS competencies, and a new chapter that explores the future of social work and some of the emerging issues facing the profession. The text also comes with a rich companion website that includes support materials and six unique cases that encourage students to learn by doing and to apply their knowledge of human behavior to best practices. Go to to explore the cases and additional more

Product details

  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 187 x 235 x 27.94mm | 1,179g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 33 black & white illustrations, 1 colour illustrations, 4 colour tables, 33 black & white halftones, 1 colour line drawings
  • 1138819514
  • 9781138819511
  • 1,259,041

About Anissa Taun Rogers

Anissa Taun Rogers, PhD, MSW, MA, LCSW, is Professor of Social Work at the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon, where she serves as the Director of the Social Work Program. She teaches courses across the social work curriculum as well as courses on the body, gender, human sexuality, international social work, and suffering and death. She is also registered, with her dog, Sookie, as a pet therapy team, working primarily with older adults and hospice patients. Before finding her way to social work, Dr. Rogers studied psychology, in which she earned undergraduate and graduate degrees. After receiving her MSW and PhD in social work, Dr. Rogers began her career in undergraduate social work education and clinical practice. In addition to teaching, her main clinical and research interests are gender, sexuality, gerontology, mental health, and end-of-life more

Table of contents

1 Human Behavior and the Social Work Profession 2 Lenses for Conceptualizing Problems and Interventions: The Person in the Environment 3 Lenses for Conceptualizing Problems and Interventions: Biopsychosocial Dimensions 4 Lenses for Conceptualizing Problems and Interventions: Sociocultural Dimensions 5 Lenses for Conceptualizing Problems and Interventions: Social Change Dimensions 6 Pre-Pregnancy and Prenatal Issues 7 Development in Infancy and Early Childhood 8 Development in Middle Childhood 9 Development in Adolescence 10 Development in Early Adulthood 11 Development in Middle Adulthood 12. Development in Late Adulthood 13. Looking Forward: Challenges and Opportunities for the Social Work Professionshow more

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