The Practice of Social Work

The Practice of Social Work

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This book should be of interest to practice courses in undergraduate and graduate social work programs and practice courses in human service programs.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 560 pages
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0534109330
  • 9780534109332

Table of contents

Part One: Introduction. Overview of social work practice. Social work values. Part Two: Social work practice. Casework: how to interview. Casework: how to counsel. Group work: types of groups in social work. Group work: concepts and skills. Family counseling and therapy. Community organization and macro practice. Systems analysis. Assessment. Evaluating social work practice. Social work practice with diverse groups. Surviving and enjoying social work. Part Three: Contemporary theories of counseling. Psychoanalysis. Client-centered therapy. Gestalt therapy. Transactional analysis. Reality therapy. Rational therapy. Behavior therapy. Sex therapy and sexual counseling. Neuro-linguistic programming. Prominent specific treatment techniques.
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