Social Work Practice

Social Work Practice : A Canadian Perspective

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Appropriate for social work courses at the university level or community services programs in colleges. Social Work Practice: A Canadian Perspective, Second Edition is intended to complement Turner's book Social Welfare in Canada. The collection presents a broad-based introduction to the principles of social work practice, with chapters written by expert practitioners and scholars from across Canada. The following four new chapters have been added to the second edition: Spirituality in Social Work Practice; International and Globalization Factors in Canadian Social Work Practice; Mediation in Social Work Practice; and Record Keeping in Social Work Practice. Twenty-six of the original forty-four chapters have also been revised and updated references have been added where possible. Finally, the text has been reorganized into ten new parts to emphasis the link between social work theory and more

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  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 177.8 x 236.22 x 33.02mm | 703.06g
  • Pearson Canada, Toronto
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0130413941
  • 9780130413949

Table of contents

Preface. Contributors. I. OVERVIEW. 1. Canadian Social Work Practice: An Overview, Francis J. Turner. II. THEORETICAL AND CONCEPTUAL BASE OF CANADIAN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE. 2. Canadian Values and Ideologies and Social Work Practice, Dan Andreae. 3. Post-Modernism, Social Well-Being and the Mainstream/Progressive Debate, Sharon McKay. 4. Spirituality in Social Work Practice, Hugh Drouin. 5. The Theoretical Bases of Intervention, Francis J. Turner. III. SOCIO-POLITICAL FACTORS INFLUENCING CANADIAN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE. 6. Diversity in Canadian Social Work Practice, Sheila Hardy and Anne-Marie Mawhiney. 7. Geography and Canadian Social Work Practice, Kim Zapf. 8. Canadian Political Processes and Social Work Practice, Ray J. Thomlison and Cathryn Bradshaw. 9. International and Globalization Factors in Canadian Social Work Practice, Glenn Drover and Gail McDougall. IV. SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE. 10. The Helping Relationship, Nick Coady. 11. The Nature and Function of Psychosocial History, Carol A. Stalker. 12. The Nature and Function of Assessment, Nora Gold. 13. The Nature and Function of Diagnosis, Francis J. Turner. 14. The Setting of Objectives and Contracting, Leslie M. Tutty. 15. Getting Ready to Interview, Catherine Mary Brothers. 16. Process of Interviewing, Catherine Mary Brothers. 17. Termination: Content and Process, Jan B. Lackstrom and Grant McDonald. 18. Record Keeping in Social Work, Cheryl Regher. 19. Time as a Factor in Social Work Treatment, Jannah Mather. 20. Techniques of Intervention, Luke Fusco. 21. The Resources of Intervention, Michael Rothery. V. PRACTICE METHODS. 22. Individual Treatment, Rose-Marie Jaco. 23. Family Treatment, Elizabeth Ridgely. 24. Group Treatment, Ellen Sue Mesbur. 25. Community Practice, Ken Banks. 26. Social Policy Practice, Anne Westhues. 27. Administration and Social Work, Colin Maloney. 28. Research. The Accountable Social Worker: Evaluating Change, Barbara Thomlison and Cathryn Bradshaw. VI. SOCIAL WORK SERVICE DELIVERY. 29. Structure and Nature of Service Delivery, Don M. Fuchs. 30. Service Delivery in Private Practice, William Rowe. 31. The Role of Volunteers, Glenda E. McDonald. 32. Working with Informal Helpers, John Cossom. VII. CANADIAN PRACTICE ISSUES. 33. Organizational Issues in Social Work Practice, Glenn Thompson. 34. Ethical Issues, Kathy Jones. 35. Poverty Issues, Peter Dunn. 36. Resource Issues, Malcolm J. Stewart. 37. Legal Issues, David Turner. VIII. PROFESSIONAL FACTORS. 38. Professional Associations in Canada, Julie Foley. 39. Overview and Current Issues in Social Work Regulation, Mary MacKenzie. IX. SPECIALIZED PRACTICE FUNCTIONS. 40. Mediation in Social Work Practice, Luke Fusco. 41. Information Technology in Social Work Practice, Rob J. MacFadden. 42. The Social Worker as Expert Witness, Barbara Chisholm. 43. Use of Interpreters in Social Work Practice, Francis J. Turner. 44. Supervision and Consultation, Barbara Thomlison. 45. Ongoing Professional Development, Roberta M. Roberts. 46. The Practitioner as Researcher, Grant Macdonald. X. EPILOGUE. 47. Epilogue, Francis J. Turner. more