Applying Theory to Generalist Social Work Practice by Carol L. Langer

By Carol L. Langer

The social workers advisor to integrating concept and practice

Applying conception to Generalist Social paintings Practice teaches aspiring social employees the way to practice thought in actual international perform. totally aligned with the Council on Social paintings Education's 2015 academic coverage and Accreditation criteria, the e-book hyperlinks concept to perform with transparent, concise guideline together with a dialogue of evidence-based perform. Twelve commonly-used theories are completely defined, with dialogue of the strengths and barriers of every, and utilized to genuine paintings with members, teams, households, groups, and businesses. The booklet comprises case experiences and first-person contributions from practising social staff to demonstrate the real-world eventualities during which diverse strategies observe. serious pondering questions support scholars advance their knowing of the guidelines offered. instruments together with a attempt financial institution, PowerPoint slides, and an instructor's guide can be found to facilitate lecture room use, delivering a single-volume advisor to the full supporting approach, from engagement to termination.

Practice is a center foundational path for destiny social employees, yet many perform texts concentrate on abilities whereas neglecting the theoretical foundation for social paintings. Applying idea to Generalist Social paintings Practice fills that hole via protecting either abilities and conception in one text.

  • Examines the purposes of triumphing social theories
  • Covers the commonest theories utilized in micro, mezzo, and macro practice
  • Helps readers comprehend well-established ways like strengths point of view, humanistic and client-centered, task-centered, and solution-focused short therapy
  • Shows how you can observe significant theories together with ecological/system, cognitive/behavioral, clash, empowerment, narrative, drawback, severe, and feminist

An powerful social employee acknowledges the hyperlink among thought and perform, and the way the 2 tell one another to culminate within the foremost intervention and so much confident end result for the buyer. Applying idea to Generalist Social paintings Practice presents scholars with a roadmap to the entire integration of philosophy and alertness in social work.

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