Social Work Skills for Beginning Direct Practice: Text, Workbook, and Web Based Case Studies (Pearson New International Edition) 3/E ePDF

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Cummins, LK; Sevel, JA; Pedrick, L


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This is a social work practice skills text/workbook with web-based case studies that is part of the Connecting Core Competencies series. This series helps students understand and master CSWE's core competencies with a variety of pedagogy highlighted competency content and critical thinking questions for the competencies throughout.

Social Work Skills for Beginning Direct Practice: Text, Workbook, and Web Based Case Studies third edition guides students through all stages of the helping process and assists them in developing time-tested social work skills. By using the text/workbook and the web-based, interactive case studies in MySocialWorkLab®, students will gain a greater understanding of how to use social work skills in the context of each of the stages of the helping process – from intake through termination. In addition, individual chapters are devoted to the following topics:
  • Values and ethics;
  • Theory-directed practice;
  • Cultural context of practice;
  • Basic skills for direct practice; and
  • Advanced skills for direct practice.
The interactive case studies found on the book-specific MySocialWorkLab® contains video segments demonstrating different social worker–client case studies across a variety of practice contexts. Students can view the video, stop the action and respond to questions, look up references, or obtain more in-depth information about each skill segment.

This title provides the following:
  • Personalises learning: MySocialWorkLab® delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalise learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals.
  • Improves critical thinking: Book-specific interactive web-based case studies, in MySocialWorkLab®, encourage critical thinking.
  • Engages students: The entire text/workbook is a practical guide to teaching practice skills, designed to engage students throughout; interactive case studies in MySocialWorkLab® allow students to interact with virtual clients.
  • Explores current issues: Includes the most recent data, new coverage of ethics, intersectionality and more.
  • Applies CSWE core competencies: Integrates the 2008 CSWE EPAS throughout, highlights competencies and practice behaviours and includes extensive pedagogy. MySocialWorkLab® adds value with book-specific interactive case studies, core competency videos and hundreds of competency-based questions.
  • Supports instructors: Instructor's Manual and MySocialWorkLab® with Pearson eText are included in the supplements pack.
This eBook is in ePDF format, which enables you to:
  • View the entire book offline on desktop or tablet;
  • Search for and highlight text; and
  • Add and edit personal notes directly in your eBook.
More Information
Author(s) Cummins, LK; Sevel, JA; Pedrick, L
Level/Grade Tertiary
Brand Pearson
Imprint Pearson
ISBN 9781292052564
Licence Perpetual licence
File type ePDF
Format Fixed layout
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