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Introduction to Competence-Based Social Work : the Profession of Caring, Knowing, and Serving.

Author: Michael E Sherr; Johnny M Jones
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Social work is rooted in the values of service, social justice, and strong interpersonal relationships, but as the profession evolves, so must the approach to education. Michael E. Sherr and Johnny M. Jones have created an introductory textbook written for the future of social work. The second edition integrates the knowledge of practice, policy, research, HBSE, and field work with the skills and practice behaviors  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sherr, Michael E.
Introduction to Competence-Based Social Work : The Profession of Caring, Knowing, and Serving.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael E Sherr; Johnny M Jones
ISBN: 9780190923051 0190923059
OCLC Number: 1112426219
Notes: What Is Your Story?
Description: 1 online resource (329 pages)
Contents: Cover; Introduction to Competence-Based SocialWork; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Case Vignettes; Preface; Additional Resources to Support Student Learning; PART I WHAT IS SOCIAL WORK AND WHAT DO SOCIAL WORKERS DO?; 1. Getting the Most out of the Book; Why This Book?; Case-​Based Learning; Outline of the Book; Part I: What Is Social Work and What Do Social WorkersDo?; Part II: The Professional Identity of Social Workers; Part III: Method of Practice and Where We Work; References; 2. What Is Social Work?; Case Vignette 2.1: Ian Hawthorne; Case Vignette 2.2: Sarah Ormsby Case Vignette 2.3: Dustin JordanThe Blind and the Carousel; Efforts to Define Social Work; The Milford Conference; The Hollis-​Taylor Report; The Working Definition; Reactions and Revisions to the Working Definition of 1958; Additional Efforts from 1970 to the Present; A Definition of Social Work for the Future; A Profession of Caring; Intervening with Individuals, Groups, and Communities; Using and Developing Interventions Based on the Best Available Evidence; To Enhance or Restore Well-​Being; Caring and Serving Rooted in Spiritual and Religious Beginnings; Summary Engaged Learning through Questions and CasesDiscussion Questions; Case Vignette 2.4: Ashlyn Waters; Case Vignette 2.5: Helen Yang; References; 3. What Is Competence-​Based Social Work?; Case Vignette 3.1: Stacy Lynn; Case Vignette 3.2: Stan Harris; Case Vignette 3.3: Doris Lieberman; The Diversity and Unity of Social Work; What Is Competence-​Based Learning?; The Why We Do, What We Do Framework; The Competences That Describe Why WeDo; Competence: Ethical Practice and Professional Behavior; Competence: Diversity and Difference in Practice; Competence: Social Justice and Human Rights Competence: Critical ThinkingExploring the Professional Identity of Stacy Lynn as a Social Worker; Summary; Discussion Questions; Case Vignette 3.4: Emily Jones; Case Vignette 3.5: KebeOjo; References; 4. What Do Competent Social WorkersDo?; Case Vignette 4.1: Teresa Rogers; Case Vignette 4.2: Nicole Tanbaum; Case Vignette 4.3: Arnold Young; The Foundation of Social Work Practice; The Competences That Describe What WeDo; Competence: Practice-​Informed Research and Research-​Informed Practice; Competence: Human Behavior; Competence: Policy Practice; Competence: Practice Contexts Competence: Engage, Assess, Intervene, and EvaluateExploring the Methods of Arnold Young as a Competent Social Worker; Summary; Discussion Questions; Case Vignette 4.4: Neal Powers; Case Vignette 4.5: Paige Gallegos; References; PART II THE PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY OF SOCIAL WORKERS; 5. Developing the Personal Self-​Awareness for Professional Social Work; Case Vignette 5.1: Jeremy Williams; Case Vignette 5.2: Kristen Lancaster; Case Vignette 5.3: Courtney Whitt; Developing a Commitment to Personal Self-​Awareness; Major Areas That Warrant Contemplation of Personal Identity

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