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

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

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Author/Contributor(s): Sherr, Michael E ; Jones, Johnny M
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Date: 09/12/2019
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW
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 necessary for students to become fully competent social workers by the time they graduate.

Students are introduced to social work through a Why We Do, What We Do model that emphasizes how and why social workers commit to their careers. 41 case vignettes, 16 of which are new, engage students and present a clear picture of the profession to help them become invested in enhancing and
restoring the well-being of individuals, groups, and communities.

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