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Dulmus, Catherine N.

The Profession of Social Work: Guided by History, Led by Evidence

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An expert introduction to the foundations of the social work profession—from its historical roots to its evolution in an era of evidence-based practice

The Profession of Social Work provides a broad overview of the history, scope, values, ethics, and organizational framework of the social work profession. Exploring professional ethics and human rights, evidence-based practice and practice-guided research, as well as emerging trends and issues, this important bookpresents topics of critical importance to anyone considering a career in social work.

Each chapter in the text offers an array of pedagogical features, including Key Terms, Review Questions for Critical Thinking, and Online Resources.

Ideal for introductory courses for both undergraduate and graduate students, The Profession of Social Work features coverage closely aligned with social work accreditation standards (EPAS) and includes chapters authored by established scholars on topics including:

  • Social work history
  • Social work education
  • Professional credentialing and regulations
  • Values and ethics
  • The strengths perspective in social work practice
  • Evidence-based practice and improving the scientific base for social work practice
  • Contemporary issues in social work

With a wealth of insider insights into and guidance on the profession of social work, this book is essential reading to prepare for a career in this field.

Keywords: Social Work, Catherine Dulmus, Karen Sowers, the profession of social work, social work accreditation standards, EPAS, introduction to social work and social welfare,  

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
240 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118240182
Printed ISBN
9781118176917

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