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In this stimulating introductory text, the authors present a broad, realistic, and accurate portrayal of the field of social work. The book is organized around questions often asked by students when first considering the profession. Unique to this text are profiles and photos of contemporary social workers that provide insight into the lives of modern-day professionals. Interspersed throughout the text are "Did you know" features that provide factual and interesting details of the profession and activity boxes that involve the reader in specific concepts. A summary and references conclude each chapter.
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Ira Colby (PhD, University of Pennsylvania; MSW, Virginia Commonwealth University) is dean of the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Houston. Prior to this position he developed and directed the baccalaureate social work program at Ferrum College, taught at the University of Texas at Arlington, and directed a new school of social work at the University of Central Florida. He is widely published and has presented papers at state, national, and international meetings and forums.
Sophia F. Dziegielewski (PhD, MSW, Florida State University) is professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Cincinnati. Previously, she taught in the School of Social Work at the University of Alabama, the Departments of Family and Preventive Medicine and Psychiatry at Meharry Medical College, the School of Social Work at the University of Tennessee, and in the U.S. Army Military College at Fort Benning, GA. In 2003 Professor Dziegielewski was noted in Social Worker Today for her work in the field of social work. She has over 70 publications and lectures widely across the United States.
Still the best book available for an introduction to social work class. --Thomas Broffman, Eastern Connecticut University
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