Social Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Social by Morley D. Glicken

By Morley D. Glicken

A student-friendly creation to the sphere of social paintings, social welfare, and the occupation of social paintings, social matters, and social welfare

Designed to get scholars interested by the career and pondering severely approximately what social employees do and the way they function in the better procedure, this Second Edition explores social matters within the usa, appears at how the social welfare process makes an attempt to solve those concerns, and considers the various roles assumed by means of specialist social employees in the social welfare approach. This variation deals new and revised insurance all through and displays fresh present occasions, together with the ancient 2008 presidential election, catastrophes similar to typhoon Katrina and the Haiti earthquake, and executive responses.

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Handlung in Theorie und Wissenschaft Sozialer Arbeit by Bernd Birgmeier,Eric Mührel

By Bernd Birgmeier,Eric Mührel

​Ziel dieses Reihenbandes ist es, nach den Konturen, Beständen und Profilen der handlungstheoretischen Orientierung der Disziplin Soziale Arbeit zu fragen und unterschiedliche Konzepte, Ansätze und Positionsbestimmungen, aber auch die Schwierigkeiten und challenge der Bestimmung von "Handlungstheorie" bzw. "Handlungswissenschaft" zur Diskussion zu stellen.

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Travel, Humanitarianism, and Becoming American in Africa by K. Mathers

By K. Mathers

trip, Humanitarianism, and changing into American in Africa makes use of observations of yankee tourists to southern Africa to invite: why is Africa so very important to americans? those shuttle tales express how encounters with Africans bring about a challenging wish to retailer Africa. Kathryn Mathers argues that this is often then obvious for you to get to the bottom of the tensions among aspirations for a globally liable the United States and the present fact of its geopolitical position. This e-book attracts attention-grabbing new conclusions in regards to the connections and disconnections on which modern American identification is formed.

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Essentials of Clinical Social Work by Jerrold R. Brandell

By Jerrold R. Brandell

This short model of Jerrold R. Brandell’s thought & perform of scientific Social paintings assembles insurance of the main very important themes for classes in medical Social Work/Advanced perform. Written via tested individuals within the box, this anthology addresses frameworks for remedy, healing modalities, really good medical concerns and issues, and dilemmas encountered in medical social paintings perform. Now to be had in paperback and approximately part the dimensions of the full-length model, Essentials of medical Social Work comes at a discounted price for college kids who have to examine the fundamentals of the course.

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Sociological Practice: Intervention and Social Change by John G. Bruhn,Howard Rebach

By John G. Bruhn,Howard Rebach

This moment version of a vintage textual content within the box has been revisited via its authors and largely transformed. It accommodates new case reviews in line with the authors’ reviews in addition to one thoroughly new bankruptcy. the 1st variation of scientific Sociology used to be released in 1996. Its target was once to discover quite a few ways to problem-solving on the micro, meso, and macro degrees of social complexity.

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Handbuch Jugendhilfeplanung: Grundlagen, Anforderungen und by Stephan Maykus,Reinhold Schone

By Stephan Maykus,Reinhold Schone

Wie lassen sich die aktuellen Entwicklungen in der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe charakterisieren und welche Relevanz haben sie für die Planung? used to be sind aktuelle, veränderte Anforderungen an die supplier von Planungsprozessen? used to be sind die neuen und erkennbar nachhaltigen Anforderungen an die Praxis der kommunalen Jugendhilfeplanung? Diesen und anderen Fragen wird in der vollständig überarbeiteten und aktualisierten Neuauflage nachgegangen.

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Soziale Arbeit in gesellschaftlichen Konflikten und Kämpfen by Rita Braches-Chyrek,Heinz Sünker

By Rita Braches-Chyrek,Heinz Sünker

Die Beiträge dieses Bandes fragen im Kontext gesellschaftsanalytischer und gesellschaftspolitischer Analysen nach den Voraussetzungen und Perspektiven Sozialer Arbeit in heutigen gesellschaftlichen Konflikten und Kämpfen. Soziale Arbeit ist in diese Konflikte und Kämpfe eingebunden, da sie in besonderer Weise mit dem Verhältnis von Arbeitsindividuum und Gesellschaft, Prozessen von Gesellschaftsintegration wie auch „Normalisierungsstrategien“ befasst ist. Diese Auseinandersetzungen werden in den historischen und systematischen Überlegungen aufgegriffen mit dem Ziel, Positionsbestimmungen und Perspektiven für eine widerständig orientierte Soziale Arbeit, die an der Etablierung einer demokratischen Gesellschaft mitarbeitet, zu entwickeln.

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Assessing, Diagnosing, and Treating Serious Mental by Edward H. Taylor

By Edward H. Taylor

Assessing, Diagnosing, and Treating severe psychological Disorders uniquely presents details that's worthwhile throughout psychological future health, psychopathology, perform, and human habit and improvement sessions, relatively for psychopathology and complex psychological health and wellbeing perform classes. DSM-IV-TR diagnostic standards is equipped for every psychological affliction mentioned within the textbook, and particular comparisons to DSM-5 are included.

This e-book represents a brand new wave of social paintings schooling, targeting psychological problems as an interplay between neurobiology, genetics, and ecological social structures. Edward Taylor argues that almost all all psychological issues have a starting place in the person's mind that differentially interacts with the social atmosphere. accordingly, how the mind is fascinated about psychological problems is roofed way more comprehensively than present in such a lot social paintings textbooks. despite the fact that, the aim isn't really to show social employees into neuroscientists, yet to arrange them for instructing, helping, and the place acceptable delivering remedy for, consumers and households dealing with psychological illness.

Entire chapters are devoted to explaining bioecological and different comparable theories, kin aid and intervention, and evaluate equipment. to assist scholars conceptualize equipment, the ebook comprises particular steps for assessing wishes, becoming a member of, and together with households in psychological well-being remedy judgements. equipment for supporting households develop into a part of the remedy crew and for offering in-home interventions are highlighted. through the ebook, professors and scholars can locate precious outlines and illustrations for a way to appreciate, determine, and deal with psychological disorders.

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Strategic Supervision: A Brief Guide for Managing Social by Peter J. Pecora,David A. Cherin,Emily J. Bruce,Trinidad de

By Peter J. Pecora,David A. Cherin,Emily J. Bruce,Trinidad de Jesus Arguello

Offering social carrier company leaders the required talents for
day-to-day supervision perform

This advisor provides readers with a pragmatic evaluation to crucial facets of supervisory management and team of workers administration in the social paintings atmosphere. Strategic Supervision serves as a primer for brand spanking new or soon-to-be supervisors at the kinds of wisdom, abilities and skills helpful for powerful supervisory perform. It additionally bargains extra pro practitioners a concise compendium of checklists and instruments that may be applied selectively.

Key Features

  • Concrete examples of ways first-class supervisors problem-solve, lead groups, and aid multicultural and other kinds of numerous staffing
  • Practical thoughts for operating with staff that experience functionality problems
  • Management instruments particularly adapted to the applying of equivalent Employment chance, Affirmative motion, and different nondiscriminatory practices in hiring and merchandising activities

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Contract Pastoral Care and Education: The Trend of the by Larry Van De Creek

By Larry Van De Creek

Create the Pastoral Care middle that your flock needs!

Contract Pastoral Care and schooling: the fashion of the long run? offers clergy of all faiths and pastoral care scholars with perception into the moving position of chaplains in contemporary future health care setting and explains why a lot of those positions are disappearing. studying possible choices to operating at hospitals and health and wellbeing care enterprises, comparable to developing self sufficient agreement facilities which are commissioned through well-being care enterprises, this ebook examines the numerous questions that chaplains are extra often asking concerning the balance in their occupation.

Comprehensive and present, agreement Pastoral Care and schooling bargains feedback and versions that can assist you plan your personal pastoral care middle and proceed serving people with non secular care. This sincere and informative publication includes discussions with chaplains and educators approximately 9 of those care facilities in operation, in addition to the responses of 5 chaplains who provide compliments and optimistic feedback of those companies.

Exploring the explanations for the reduce in possibilities for pastoral caregivers, akin to the reduce of rural populations and the rise of community-based companies, agreement Pastoral Care and schooling will give you suggestions and recommendations that different facilities use as a way to be potent and winning, together with:

  • raising cash from the neighborhood, kingdom, and govt for operational charges
  • appointing inner, structure-diversified board contributors who serve with out reimbursement and officials and memberships with particular phrases and features
  • responding to the becoming numbers of sufferers by means of education lay folks less than medical supervision
  • generating aid teams such as sufferers and family from a number of bereavement teams or enterprises to supply convenience and care to others

    Full of perception and instantly important concepts, agreement Pastoral Care and schooling can help you retain serving sufferers and help you in pursuing a growing to be part of the pastoral care field.

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