9780205034673

Social Work A Profession of Many Faces (Updated Edition)

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205034673

  • ISBN 10:

    0205034675

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/26/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

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. #xA0; It covers the emergence of the profession of social work, career#xA0;oportunities for social workers, and the values and competencies required of social workers. #xA0; 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. #xA0;#xA0;

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