Social Work with Groups A Comprehensive Workbook

Social Work with Groups  A Comprehensive Workbook Author Charles Zastrow
ISBN-10 9780495506423
Release 2008-02-21
Pages 496
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Using a plentiful selection of skill-building and self-evaluation exercises, author Charles Zastrow's comprehensive, workbook-style text promotes his philosophy that you can learn group leadership skills best by practicing them in class. In this seventh edition of SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS: A COMPREHENSIVE WORKBOOK, Zastrow discusses topics central to a successful understanding of group leadership: stages of groups, group dynamics, verbal and nonverbal communication, types of groups, and diversity in groups. When you participate in groups, the classroom becomes a lab where you can experience what it's like to work in and lead the many kinds of groups the author discusses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Social Work with Groups A Comprehensive Worktext Book Only

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series  Social Work with Groups  A Comprehensive Worktext  Book Only Author Charles Zastrow
ISBN-10 9781305162884
Release 2014-01-01
Pages 672
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Using a plentiful selection of skill-building and self-evaluation exercises, author Charles Zastrow's comprehensive, workbook-style text promotes his philosophy that you can learn group leadership skills best by practicing them in class. In this ninth edition of SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS: A COMPREHENSIVE WORKBOOK, Zastrow discusses topics that are central to a successful understanding of group leadership: stages of groups, group dynamics, verbal and nonverbal communication, types of groups, and diversity in groups. With support from this book, your classroom will become a lab where you can experience what it's like to work in and lead many kinds of groups. Updated throughout with timely new topics and firsthand accounts from experienced social group work professionals, this edition also includes a new chapter on treatment groups with diverse and vulnerable populations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Social Work with Groups A Comprehensive Worktext Book Only

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series  Social Work with Groups  A Comprehensive Worktext  Book Only Author Charles Zastrow
ISBN-10 9781285746401
Release 2014-01-01
Pages 672
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Using a plentiful selection of skill-building and self-evaluation exercises, author Charles Zastrow’s comprehensive, workbook-style text promotes his philosophy that you can learn group leadership skills best by practicing them in class. In this ninth edition of SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS: A COMPREHENSIVE WORKBOOK, Zastrow discusses topics that are central to a successful understanding of group leadership: stages of groups, group dynamics, verbal and nonverbal communication, types of groups, and diversity in groups. With support from this book, your classroom will become a lab where you can experience what it’s like to work in and lead many kinds of groups. Updated throughout with timely new topics and firsthand accounts from experienced social group work professionals, this edition also includes a new chapter on treatment groups with diverse and vulnerable populations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



The Social Work Skills Workbook

The Social Work Skills Workbook Author Barry R. Cournoyer
ISBN-10 9781305633780
Release 2016-03-10
Pages 704
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THE SOCIAL WORK SKILLS WORKBOOK, Eighth Edition, enables students to develop proficiency in professionalism and the essential social work skills. Each skill supports one or more of the 43 knowledge and value statements and the 31 practice behaviors that elaborate the core competencies in the 2015 EPAS of the CSWE. The skills also align with nationally standardized licensing exams. The text includes expository content grounded in contemporary research, assessment tools and processes, and strong experiential components that help students get a realistic sense of the field. Case examples, summaries, and skill-building exercises cultivate students' professionalism and expertise as confident, ethical, and effective helpers. Current social issues are evident throughout. The book can be used as a main text in social work skills labs, a resource for field or internship courses, or a supplement to social work methods and practice courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Social Work with Groups

Social Work with Groups Author Charles Zastrow
ISBN-10 UOM:39015056672564
Release 2001
Pages 573
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Zastrow's book is a rich resource and hands-on guide that students like to keep for future reference. This ten-part book has each chapter module broken down into a particular format. First, the goal of the chapter is stated; then the chapter provides the theoretical material for the class; and then, exercises are given to illustrate the key concepts in the chapter. Students are encouraged to break into groups and lead the class in the exercises - the class then becomes a lab for students to learn how to work in and lead all kinds of groups.



Overcoming Bipolar Disorder

Overcoming Bipolar Disorder Author Mark S. Bauer
ISBN-10 9781572245648
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 280
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In Overcoming Bipolar Disorder, a prestigious team of researchers and experts on bipolar disorder presents this research-based program for helping people with bipolar disorder manage symptoms, explore triggers and coping responses, and develop a comprehensive plan for living a full life based on core values and goals.



Learn the Bible in 24 Hours

Learn the Bible in 24 Hours Author Chuck Missler
ISBN-10 9781418536060
Release 2011-11-28
Pages 352
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For those who have tried and failed to follow through on a plan to study the entire Bible, Chuck Missler has the answer. Learn the Bible in 24 Hours is an ideal study aid to help you grasp the big picture of Scripture. Each chapter is designed for study in an hour or less. Features include: Sound, fresh teaching on Scripture Historical and cultural insight into biblical passages Sidebars that highlight the primary concepts of the chapter



Ethics and Values in Social Work

Ethics and Values in Social Work Author Allan E. Barsky
ISBN-10 9780199315024
Release 2009-10-14
Pages 464
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In a unique and student-friendly package, Ethics and Values in Social Work offers a series of learning modules that will ensure graduates receive a comprehensive ethics and values education. Designed to be easily incorporated into any curriculum, each module helps students integrate the knowledge, skills, self-awareness, and critical thinking abilities required for dealing with ethical issues. From applying basic ethical standards of practice to managing complex ethical dilemmas, this textbook equips readers with a range of tools and strategies for responding to ethical questions and concerns. Traditional ethics textbooks provide students with a model for ethical decision making. This breakthrough textbook goes beyond ethical decision making by providing students with a strategic framework for managing ethical issues that includes guidelines for engaging others in ethical discussions and using conflict resolution theory to promote collaborative solutions. Some textbooks introduce students to ethical theories, such as deontology, teleology, and virtue ethics. This textbook goes beyond describing these theories by providing students with opportunities to apply, compare, and contrast these approaches as they relate to various contexts of social work practice. A wealth of case scenarios, discussion questions, and role-play exercises make this an engaging, thought-provoking teaching and learning tool. At a basic level, this textbook teaches students the essential principles and standards that define ethical practice. At a more profound level, Ethics and Values in Social Work inspires students to reach for the highest values of profession: service, dignity and worth of the person, human relationships, integrity, competence, social justice, human rights, and scientific inquiry.



Social Work in Mental Health

Social Work in Mental Health Author Bruce A. Thyer
ISBN-10 0470069910
Release 2007-06-30
Pages 650
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An essential desk reference for all helping professionals Social Work in Mental Health: An Evidence-Based Approach is a comprehensive and contemporary guide to the delivery of evidence-based care. Covering a wide spectrum of mental health disorders, editors Thyer and Wodarski have brought together noted experts to provide the most current, empirically supported techniques in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders as classified by the DSM-IV-TR. Coverage ranges from disorders seen in early infancy and childhood through the adolescent and adult years. Disorders covered include: * Autism * ADHD * Substance abuse * Schizophrenia * Mood disorders * Anxiety disorders * Eating disorders * Sexual disorders * Personality disorders * Mental Retardation Written and organized in an accessible style, Social Work in Mental Health: An Evidence-Based Approach provides helping professionals with an engaging and easy-to-follow guide to learning how to deliver the most up-to-date mental health care. Examples of evidence-based interventions guide the reader through the process and provide insight into the philosophy as well as the scientific basis underlying each technique and intervention presented. Chapters begin with learning objectives that alert you to the main ideas covered and conclude with provocative study questions that are designed to test your understanding while providing an opportunity for review and reinforcement of the key concepts covered. Ideal for all helping professionals--from those just starting out to the most seasoned clinician--this guide is a vital reference for anyone looking to stay abreast of contemporary techniques in the delivery of mental health services.



Groups Process and Practice

Groups  Process and Practice Author Marianne Schneider Corey
ISBN-10 9781337515719
Release 2016-12-05
Pages 576
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Drawing on their extensive clinical experience in working with groups, Marianne, Gerald, and Cindy Corey provide a realistic approach to the blending of theory with practice in group work. Offering up-to-date coverage of both the what is and the how to of group counseling, the tenth edition incorporates the latest research, ethical guidelines, and practices to ensure student success in the classroom and beyond. The authors revised the book with instructors and students in mind, emphasizing personal and interactive learning. New features make an instructor's job easier, providing a range of ways to teach and appealing to a variety of learning styles. Many new activities within the chapters have broad application, both for in-class learning as well as in work settings with diverse clients. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment

Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment Author Charles Zastrow
ISBN-10 9780495006220
Release 2006-06-06
Pages 704
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Help your students understand the mysteries of human behavior with Zastrow and Kirst-Ashman's text. Now available with a personalized online learning plan, this social work-specific book looks at lifespan through the lens of social work theory and practice. The authors use an empowerment approach to cover human development and behavior theories within the context of family, organizational, and community systems. Using a chronological lifespan approach, the authors present separate chapters on biological, psychological, and social impacts at the different lifespan stages with an emphasis on strengths and empowerment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



The Community Needs Assessment Workbook

The Community Needs Assessment Workbook Author Rodney A. Wambeam
ISBN-10 0190615508
Release 2015-06-01
Pages 243
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In planning community and social services, perceptions of need come from many sources - from the local news to political interest groups - but the first step in conducting efficient and effective community interventions is to look beyond perceptions and identify the actual needs based onavailable evidence. Creating a comprehensive needs assessment is essential for securing funding and designing programs in governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations. This workbook helps community groups, social service organizations, and government agencies collect, analyze, prioritize, andpresent local data in a way that will ensure that a community's needs are understood and met.Employing a learn-by-doing approach, the book walks readers through the actual steps of creating a comprehensive needs assessment. The workbook offers thorough background information and provides step-by-step activities to address the entire process beginning with the planning stage, followed bydata collection and analysis, and concluding with preparing your report and implementing findings. Whether in a classroom setting or in the workplace, this is the book that practitioners will use throughout their entire careers.



School Social Work

School Social Work Author David Dupper
ISBN-10 9780471271123
Release 2002-10-08
Pages 312
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"This book is well written and inclusive with a realistic approach to problems encountered in schools today. Practical and useable interventions are included which makes this text a valuable resource to the school social worker." -Terry Housteau-Hill, LSCW, Lead Consultant, Knox County School Social Services "An invaluable resource . . . [and] extremely reader-friendly." -Michelle Alvarez, MSW, LCSW, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work University of Southern Indiana School Social Work thoroughly covers all aspects of this burgeoning field, from the history and function of school social workers and up-to-date, empirically and developmentally supported interventions to effective methods for implementing and evaluating school social work programs. Educational policy and legislation, community-based interventions, and prevention programs are also covered. Supported by case vignettes and discussion questions that engage the reader in every chapter, this book: * Provides proven and promising programs for change in classrooms, schools, families, neighborhoods, and communities * Equips you with the knowledge and skills necessary to function effectively in the unique political environment of the school * Outlines the school social worker's essential role as a consultant to faculty and administrators as well as creator and mediator of school and community collaborations that enhance the academic success of at-risk students In addition, this book provides current assessment methods for evaluating the effectiveness of interventions; recently developed standardized measures designed to assess change at the classroom, school, family, neighborhood, and community levels; guidelines for successfully planning, implementing, and evaluating new programs based on Comprehensive Quality Programming (CQP) strategies; and detailed information on the most current student-focused violence prevention programs. Complete with lists of Internet resources and other references at the end of each chapter, School Social Work is a valuable tool for students and a hands-on resource for school social workers, psychologists, counselors, and administrators.



Theories for Direct Social Work Practice

Theories for Direct Social Work Practice Author Joseph Walsh
ISBN-10 9781285966120
Release 2014-01-01
Pages 416
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Walsh's text incorporates concise, comprehensive coverage of eleven major clinical practice theories commonly used in assessment, planning, and intervention tasks with individuals, families, and groups. The book's scope encompasses a broad view of the field of practice, yet still allows students to look closely at each theory discussed. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Motivational Interviewing in Groups

Motivational Interviewing in Groups Author Christopher C. Wagner
ISBN-10 9781462507993
Release 2012-11-28
Pages 416
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A unique clinical resource, this book shows how to infuse the methods and spirit of motivational interviewing (MI) into group-based interventions. The authors demonstrate how the four processes of MI with individuals translate into group contexts. They explain both the challenges and the unique benefits of MI groups, guiding practitioners to build the skills they need to lead psychoeducational, psychotherapeutic, and support groups successfully. A wealth of clinical examples are featured. Chapters by contributing authors present innovative group applications targeting specific problems: substance use disorders, dual diagnosis, chronic health conditions, weight management, adolescent risk behaviors, intimate partner violence, and sexual offending. This book is in the Applications of Motivational Interviewing series.



Empowerment Series Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment

Empowerment Series  Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment Author Charles Zastrow
ISBN-10 9781305445604
Release 2015-02-03
Pages 848
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Zastrow and Kirst-Ashman's UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT, 10th Edition looks at the lifespan through the lens of social work theory and practice, covering human development and behavior theories within the context of family, organizational, and community systems. Using a chronological lifespan approach, the book presents separate chapters on biological, psychological, and social impacts at the different lifespan stages with an emphasis on strengths and empowerment. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, this edition is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the current Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Human Behavior in the Macro Social Environment

Human Behavior in the Macro Social Environment Author Karen K. Kirst-Ashman
ISBN-10 9781133008606
Release 2010-02-12
Pages 528
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Author Karen Kirst-Ashman provides students with a comprehensive overview of human behavior in macro settings. The detailed text encourages students to think critically about how macro systems affect human behavior and ultimately, the practice of social work. The updated text focuses on empowerment -- building on the strength of communities, organizations, and groups to promote change. Kirst-Ashman's new edition offers an greater coverage on social work cases in rural areas, feminist theory, the dynamics of gender-based power in organizations, and expanded discussion of spirituality in macro social work. HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN THE MACRO SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT: AN EMPOWERMENT APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING COMMUNITIES, ORGANIZATIONS, AND GROUPS helps students learn how to promote positive change by building upon the strengths of macro systems -- taking you straight to the heart of what social work is all about. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.