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Product Description: Covering a range of theoretical and practical orientations, Social Work Essentials provides timely updates on the fundamental knowledge needed for contemporary social work practice, written by the field's leading scholars and practitioners...read more
By Cynthia Franklin (editor)

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9780190499624 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 2016, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Covering a range of theoretical and practical orientations, Social Work Essentials provides timely updates on the fundamental knowledge needed for contemporary social work practice, written by the field's leading scholars and practitioners.

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Product Description: Social work is a human profession founded on social justice. It is difficult, however, to negotiate this in the constantly changing context of the 21st century. Drawing on her own experiences and the experiences of others, Jan Fook returns to address the critical tradition of social work, supporting students in their understanding of the possibilities of critical practices in changing contexts...read more

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9781473913028 | 3 edition (Sage Pubns Ltd, June 20, 2016), cover price $128.00 | About this edition: Social work is a human profession founded on social justice.
9781446200513 | 2 edition (Sage Pubns Ltd, April 5, 2012), cover price $131.00

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9781473913035 | 3 edition (Sage Pubns Ltd, June 13, 2016), cover price $46.00 | About this edition: Social work is a human profession founded on social justice.
9781446200520 | 2 edition (Sage Pubns Ltd, April 5, 2012), cover price $53.00 | About this edition: Social work is a human profession founded on social justice.

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Product Description: This book explores what attracts people to aidwork and to what extent the promises of aidwork are fulfilled. 'Aidland' is a highly complex and heterogeneous context which includes many different occupations, forms of employment and organizations...read more

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9780415745925 | Routledge, April 8, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This book explores what attracts people to aidwork and to what extent the promises of aidwork are fulfilled.

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9781138200005 | Reprint edition (Routledge, June 11, 2016), cover price $53.95 | About this edition: This book explores what attracts people to aidwork and to what extent the promises of aidwork are fulfilled.
9780345325839, titled "William Goldman's the Silent Gondoliers" | Ballantine Books, November 1, 1985, cover price $3.50 | also contains William Goldman''s the Silent Gondoliers | About this edition: Recounts the story of Luigi the Gondolier and the secret of the sudden silence of the singing gondoliers of Venice's Grand Canal

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9780231166409 | Columbia Univ Pr, April 26, 2016, cover price $60.00

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Product Description: Handbook of Human Behavior and the Social Environment is a compendium of new theories for all aspects of social work practice. It pulls together major theories and concepts used in the field. By synthesizing this wide knowledge base via practical points of view and tracing the socio-historical evolution of its content and the role of the social worker, this handbook will assist social workers in achieving their primary goals: fostering human well-being and competent social functioning...read more

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9781412862844 | Transaction Pub, April 30, 2016, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Handbook of Human Behavior and the Social Environment is a compendium of new theories for all aspects of social work practice.

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9781412863216 | Transaction Pub, April 30, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Handbook of Human Behavior and the Social Environment is a compendium of new theories for all aspects of social work practice.

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Product Description: In our highly unequal Britain poverty and social exclusion continue to dominate the lives of users of social work and social care services. At the same time, spending cuts and welfare reform have changed the context within which services are delivered...read more

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9780415742986 | 3 edition (Routledge, April 25, 2016), cover price $160.00 | About this edition: In our highly unequal Britain poverty and social exclusion continue to dominate the lives of users of social work and social care services.

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9780415742993 | 3 edition (Routledge, April 11, 2016), cover price $50.95 | About this edition: In our highly unequal Britain poverty and social exclusion continue to dominate the lives of users of social work and social care services.

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Product Description: An understanding of social policy is vital for engaging practically with social work values, and dealing with political and ethical questions about responsibility, rights and our understanding of ‘the good society’. This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to social policy, tailored to the needs of a social work audience...read more

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9781138017566 | 2 edition (Routledge, January 27, 2016), cover price $160.00 | About this edition: An understanding of social policy is vital for engaging practically with social work values, and dealing with political and ethical questions about responsibility, rights and our understanding of ‘the good society’.
9780415454124 | 1 edition (Routledge, February 25, 2010), cover price $145.00 | About this edition: An understanding of social policy is vital for engaging practically with social work values, dealing with political and ethical questions about responsibility, rights, our understanding of ‘the good society’.

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9781138017573 | 2 edition (Routledge, January 29, 2016), cover price $46.95 | About this edition: An understanding of social policy is vital for engaging practically with social work values, and dealing with political and ethical questions about responsibility, rights and our understanding of ‘the good society’.
9780415454131 | 1 edition (Routledge, January 24, 2010), cover price $46.95 | About this edition: An understanding of social policy is vital for engaging practically with social work values, dealing with political and ethical questions about responsibility, rights, our understanding of ‘the good society’.

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9780203863268 | Taylor & Francis, April 3, 2010, cover price $140.00

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Product Description: Social protection is now considered a development milestone and an important tool in combating poverty. Interventions can include, for example, health insurance, public works programs, guaranteed employment schemes, or cash transfers targeting vulnerable populations groups...read more
By Julie Drolet (editor)

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9781138780392 | Routledge, April 18, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Social protection is now considered a development milestone and an important tool in combating poverty.

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Product Description: Moving Beyond Assessment: A Practical Guide for Beginning Helping Professionals is a text designed to help beginning professionals from social work, nursing, psychology, counseling, and other related disciplines navigate the early stages of working with clients in a variety of settings...read more

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9780199367016 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 5, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Moving Beyond Assessment: A Practical Guide for Beginning Helping Professionals is a text designed to help beginning professionals from social work, nursing, psychology, counseling, and other related disciplines navigate the early stages of working with clients in a variety of settings.

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9780134290126 | 6 pck pap/ edition (Prentice Hall, January 16, 2016), cover price $178.47
9780133948523 | 6 edition (Prentice Hall, January 13, 2016), cover price $171.80

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products.   Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase.   Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code.   Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase.   -- Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE An empowerment-based method of social work which integrates core themes of the profession.   This text is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series.   Generalist Social Work Practice, 7th edition, fully integrates core social work themes of collaboration, the strengths perspective, values and ethics, social justice and human rights, evidence-based practice, cultural competence, and policy practice.   This text offers a progressive practice approach grounded in social work research, reflective of social work values, sensitive to client diversity, and applicable to work with any level of client system including individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.  Beginning with engaging clients as partners and continuing with assessing, intervening, and evaluating from a strengths perspective, this approach offers social workers a method that fully realizes core social work values, respects client competence, and activates client resources within the context of their lives.   All parts of the practice process are described in detail, connected to social work theory, illustrated with case examples, and supported with evidence from social work research. Each chapter focuses on teaching the knowledge, values, and skills reflective of the core competencies and correlated practice behaviors as described in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS).    A better teaching & learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience--for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning — MySearchLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking — Teaches students specific strategies to identify and use client strengths in their practice. Engage Students — Offers numerous case examples to apply the empowerment method to all levels of social work, with diverse clients and situations, and across fields of practice. Explore Current Issues — Includes new practice research findings and updates to demographics to ensure currency. Apply CSWE Core Competencies — The text integrates the 2008 CSWE EPAS, with critical thinking questions and practice tests to assess student understanding and development of competency. Support Instructors — An Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank, Computerized Test Bank (MyTest), BlackBoard Test Item File, MySearchLab with Pearson eText, and PowerPoint presentations are included in the outstanding supplements package. Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205222994 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205222995

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9780134403342 | 8 pck pap/ edition (Prentice Hall, January 16, 2016), cover price $172.87
9780133948271 | 8 edition (Prentice Hall, January 14, 2016), cover price $166.20
9780205222995 | 7 pck pap/ edition (Prentice Hall, June 12, 2012), cover price $180.27 | About this edition: ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN.
9780205037063 | 7 unbnd edition (Prentice Hall, January 27, 2012), cover price $113.00 | About this edition: An empowerment-based method of social work which integrates core themes of the profession.
9780205036516 | 7 edition (Prentice Hall, January 23, 2012), cover price $171.60 | About this edition: An empowerment-based method of social work which integrates core themes of the profession.

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9781305857582, titled "Introduction to Social Work & Social Welfare: Critical Thinking Perspectives" | 5 lslf edition (Brooks/Cole Pub Co, January 1, 2016), cover price $149.95
9781133372035, titled "Introduction to Social Work & Social Welfare: Critical Thinking Perspectives" | 4 lslf edition (Brooks/Cole Pub Co, February 13, 2012), cover price $150.95
9780840028662, titled "Introduction to Social Work & Social Welfare: Critical Thinking Perspectives" | 4th edition (Brooks/Cole Pub Co, February 13, 2012), cover price $236.95
9780495601685, titled "Introduction to Social Work & Social Welfare: Critical Thinking Perspectives" | 3 edition (Brooks/Cole Pub Co, March 1, 2009), cover price $252.95
9780495002444 | 2 edition (Brooks/Cole Pub Co, February 3, 2006), cover price $152.95
2 other edition(s) in this binding (see all)

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9780495604297 | Int edition (Gardners Books, April 9, 2009), cover price $79.45
9780495803805 | 3 student edition (Brooks/Cole Pub Co, March 20, 2009), cover price $73.95

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Product Description: Written specifically for non-clinical undergraduate students, but also relevant to graduate studies in helping professions, Skills for Helping Professionals, by Anne M. Geroski focuses on helping students develop the skills they need to effectively initiate and maintain helping relationships...read more

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9781483365107 | Sage Pubns, February 3, 2016, cover price $68.00 | About this edition: Written specifically for non-clinical undergraduate students, but also relevant to graduate studies in helping professions, Skills for Helping Professionals, by Anne M.

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Product Description: Social policy is central to social work practice. This textbook is designed to help students, practitioners and academics think critically about the relationship between policy and practice; particularly in how policy both structures and informs practice...read more
By Frank Keating (editor)

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9781848606975, titled "Policy & Social Work Practice" | Sage Pubns Ltd, December 9, 2015, cover price $128.00 | About this edition: Social policy is central to social work practice.

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9781848606982, titled "Policy & Social Work Practice" | Sage Pubns Ltd, December 9, 2015, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Social policy is central to social work practice.

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Product Description: Community Practice and Urban Youth is for graduate level students in fields that offer youth studies and community practice courses. Practitioners in these fields, too, will find the book particularly useful in furthering the integration of social justice as a conceptual and philosophical foundation...read more

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9781138925953 | Routledge, November 30, 2015, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Community Practice and Urban Youth is for graduate level students in fields that offer youth studies and community practice courses.

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9781138925984 | Routledge, November 18, 2015, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Community Practice and Urban Youth is for graduate level students in fields that offer youth studies and community practice courses.

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Product Description: There has been a marked rise in global migration with many former countries of emigration becoming immigration destinations. As a result of this, social workers increasingly encounter immigrant clients and are called upon to work in their communities...read more

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9781472450548 | Ashgate Pub Co, October 2, 2015, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: There has been a marked rise in global migration with many former countries of emigration becoming immigration destinations.

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Product Description: At a time of growing social, economic and environmental challenge, this book offers a fresh and engaging perspective on the connections between social work and community development and on how social workers can use a community development approach to practice in critical, creative and sustainable ways...read more

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9781137308382 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 14, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: At a time of growing social, economic and environmental challenge, this book offers a fresh and engaging perspective on the connections between social work and community development and on how social workers can use a community development approach to practice in critical, creative and sustainable ways.

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Product Description: The professional helper should be a teacher, a mentor, a motivator and a guide when assisting helpees find solutions to their life situations. Most clients have within themselves the answers to most if not all of their life situations; quite often, what they need is someone to assist them in sifting through and evaluating the various possible responses for a situation...read more

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9780398078898 | Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd, October 30, 2009, cover price $55.95 | About this edition: The professional helper should be a teacher, a mentor, a motivator and a guide to assisting the helpee find solutions to her life situations.

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9780398090852 | 2 edition (Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd, October 13, 2015), cover price $53.95 | About this edition: The professional helper should be a teacher, a mentor, a motivator and a guide when assisting helpees find solutions to their life situations.
9780398078904 | Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd, October 30, 2009, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: The professional helper should be a teacher, a mentor, a motivator and a guide to assisting the helpee find solutions to her life situations.

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9781609189693 | Guilford Pubn, October 11, 2011, cover price $60.00

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9781462523696 | Reprint edition (Guilford Pubn, July 22, 2015), cover price $25.00

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By Joyce Lishman (editor)

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9781849055710 | 3 edition (Jessica Kingsley Pub, August 21, 2015), cover price $49.95
9781843101864 | 2 edition (Jessica Kingsley Pub, June 15, 2007), cover price $45.00

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By Anita Gibbs (editor)

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9781137392961 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 11, 2015, cover price $100.00

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Hardcover:

9781138017634 | Routledge, July 22, 2015, cover price $145.00

Paperback:

9781138017641 | Routledge, July 27, 2015, cover price $53.95

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