Social Work: A Profession of Many Faces (BOK)

Bradford W. Sheafor, Armando T. Morales, Malcolm E. Scott

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This best-selling text continues to offer a comprehensive introduction to the field of social work with a unique focus on the diverse groups to whom social workers provide services; including children, older adults, disabled persons, and members of minority racial and ethnic groups. It covers the emergence of the profession of social work, career oportunities for social workers, and the values and competencies required of social workers. Timely issues that this edition addresses include the following: the events of 9/11 and their dramatic influence on human services in the United States; the United States involvement in Middle East warfare; the physical and emotional damage to individuals involved in Middle East warfare; and the 2000 Census---how substantial changes in the U.S. population suggest a need for realignment of social services.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2009 Forfatter Armando T. Morales, Bradford W. Sheafor, Malcolm E. Scott
Pearson Higher Education
ISBN 9780205725243
Antall sider 608 Dimensjoner 19cm x 23,2cm x 2,3cm
Vekt 892 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Social work