Empowerment Series: Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare: Empowering People

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The bestselling introductory Social Work text on the market, Zastrow's INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE: EMPOWERING PEOPLE is lauded for being the most comprehensive and practical text available for beginning social workers. In addition to giving readers a thorough overview of the social work profession, this text offers a realistic view of social problems in contemporary society, equipping students with real-world insight that they can apply in practice. By presenting positive strategies in the context of the core values, ethics, skills, and knowledge base of today's professional social worker, Zastrow encourages students to think critically about new, workable methods for problem-solving and empowering clients. Case studies, exhibits and tables on contemporary social problems help students apply concepts and compare and contrast issues. The twelfth edition has been thoroughly updated to align with the latest EPAS (2015) from CSWE, and offers insights into new and emerging issues from the field.

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Charles Zastrow, MSW, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus in Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where he chaired the Social Work Department for six years. He has also been the Assistant Director and Professor in the Social Work Program at George Williams College in Williams Bay, Wisconsin. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Wisconsin, Dr. Zastrow has worked as a practitioner for various agencies, chaired social work accreditation site visit teams for the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), and served on the Commission on Accreditation of CSWE. He also was a member of the BPD board. A leader in social work education and a bestselling author, Dr. Zastrow has written more than 45 articles in professional journals as well as nine books, including four other textbooks: GENERALIST SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE, SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS, SOCIAL PROBLEMS: ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS, and UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT (with Dr. Karen Kirst-Ashman).

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"This text provides an in-depth exploration to the discipline of social work and is written in way that makes perfect since to the introductory student. It is comprehensive in it's coverage of all the areas in which social work is present and is tune with the CSWE standards that are required for programs to address in their curriculum."

"The text has interesting and current information. It seems 'down to earth' for basic social work courses."

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