The Social Work Experience: An Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare (5th Edition)

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The Social Work Experience: An Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare helps students to understand how social workers use their professional expertise to help people solve a wide variety of problems and improve their lives.  It not only introduces the profession of social work and its fields of practice, but also provides students with a clear understanding of social welfare policy, its history and contemporary issues.

 

The fifth edition contains three major parts:

 

The first part, Social Work and its Context, introduces professional social work, discusses theoretical perspectives for generalist practice, and guides students in their understanding of poverty and populations-at-risk.   

 

The second part, Professional Practice Settings, offers an in-depth discussion of eight fields of practice: family and children’s services, mental health, health care, schools, substance abuse, older adult services, criminal justice, and developmental disabilities.  

 

The third and final part of the text, A Look to the Future, views the future of the profession through the eyes of futurists and highlights the challenges and opportunities that await social workers.

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The Social Work Experience: An Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare

Fifth Edition

 

 

By:

Mary Ann Suppes, (Marquette University)

Carolyn Cressy Wells, (Marquette University)

 

 

The Social Work Experience: An Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare, 5/e,  helps students understand how social workers use their professional expertise to help people solve a wide variety of problems and improve their lives.  It not only introduces the profession of social work and its fields of practice, but also provides students with a clear understanding of social welfare policy, its history and contemporary issues.

 

The fifth edition contains three major parts:

 

Social Work and its Context- introduces professional social work, discusses theoretical perspectives for generalist practice, and guides students in their understanding of poverty and populations-at-risk.   

 

Professional Practice Settings- offers an in-depth discussion of eight fields of practice: family and children’s services, mental health, health care, schools, substance abuse, older adult services, criminal justice, and developmental disabilities.  

 

A Look to the Future- views the future of the profession through the eyes of futurists and highlights the challenges and opportunities that await social workers.

 

 

New Features in the Fifth Edition —

  • New chapter,   Social Justice and Social Welfare Policy , helps students appreciate the critical relationship between justice and policy.
  • New Case Studies, including international case studies, new internet research activities, updated websites, and more!
  • Updated data that incorporatescensus-based data, Bureau of Labor Statistics projections, social work employment data, research from various countries, and more!
  • New Themes of Ecology, Spirituality, Globalization and Social Justice are interwoven throughout.

 

Don’t Miss these value added options:

  • MyHelpingKit for the Social Work Experience: (access code required). MyHelpingKit is an electronic supplement that offers book-specific Learning Objectives, Cases, Chapter Summaries, Flashcards (key terms) and Practice Tests.  Numerous other Interactive activities, Video clips, and Research Navigator ™ help to round out this exciting new media supplement.  The access code can be value-packed with each new copy of this text at no additional cost to students.  Professors should contact their local representative for ordering information:  www.pearsonhighered.com/replocator.

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