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Introduction to social work and social welfare : empowering people

Author: Charles Zastrow
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Thomson/Brooks/Cole, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th editionView all editions and formats
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Takes a look at the society with a realistic view of social problems, and gives you an overview of the profession of social work and social welfare. This book presents positive strategies in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Sozialhilfewesen
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Zastrow
ISBN: 9780495095101 0495095109
OCLC Number: 131058842
Description: xx, 602 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Social Welfare: Its Business, History, and Future. 2. Social Work as a Profession and a Career. 3. Generalist Social Work Practice. 4. Poverty and Public Welfare. 5. Emotional/Behavioral Problems and Counseling. 6. Family Problems and Services to Families. 7. Sexual Orientation and Services. 8. Drug Abuse and Drug Treatment Programs. 9. Crime, Juvenile Delinquency, and Correctional Services. 10. Problems in Education and School Social Work. 11. Work-Related Problems and Social Work in the Workplace. 12. Racism, Ethnocentricism, and Strategies for Advancing Social and Economic Justice. 13. Sexism and Efforts for Achieving Equality. 14. Aging and Gerontological Services. 15. Health Problems and Medical Social Services. 16. Physical and Mental Disabilities and Rehabilitation. 17. Overpopulation, Misuse of the Environment, and Family Planning. Epilogue: Your Future in Combating Human Problems. Appendix: Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers.
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