Applying Theory to Generalist Social Work Practice by Carol L. Langer,Cynthia Lietz

By Carol L. Langer,Cynthia Lietz

The social people consultant to integrating idea and practice

Applying idea to Generalist Social paintings Practice teaches aspiring social staff the right way to practice conception in genuine international perform. totally aligned with the Council on Social paintings Education's 2015 academic coverage and Accreditation criteria, the ebook hyperlinks concept to perform with transparent, concise guideline together with a dialogue of evidence-based perform. Twelve commonly-used theories are completely defined, with dialogue of the strengths and barriers of every, and utilized to genuine paintings with contributors, teams, households, groups, and companies. The ebook comprises case reports and first-person contributions from training social staff to demonstrate the real-world eventualities within which diverse recommendations practice. serious considering questions support scholars enhance their realizing of the guidelines provided. instruments together with a try financial institution, PowerPoint slides, and an instructor's handbook can be found to facilitate school room use, supplying a single-volume consultant to the total supporting technique, from engagement to termination.

Practice is a middle foundational direction for destiny social employees, yet many perform texts concentrate on abilities whereas neglecting the theoretical foundation for social paintings. Applying conception to Generalist Social paintings Practice fills that hole via protecting either talents and concept in one text.

  • Examines the functions of triumphing social theories
  • Covers the most typical theories utilized in micro, mezzo, and macro practice
  • Helps readers comprehend well-established ways like strengths viewpoint, humanistic and client-centered, task-centered, and solution-focused short therapy
  • Shows the way to observe significant theories together with ecological/system, cognitive/behavioral, clash, empowerment, narrative, obstacle, severe, and feminist

An powerful social employee acknowledges the hyperlink among concept and perform, and the way the 2 tell one another to culminate within the most efficient intervention and such a lot confident end result for the buyer. Applying concept to Generalist Social paintings Practice presents scholars with a roadmap to the whole integration of philosophy and alertness in social work.

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