Social Work Skills for Beginning Direct Practice: Pearson New International Edition : Text, Workbook, and Interactive Web Based Case Studies


A social work practice skills text/workbook with web-based case studies This book 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, 3/e, guides students through all stages of the helping process and assists them in developing time-tested social work skills. By using the text/workbook PLUS 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 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. Teaching & Learning Experience Personalize Learning - MySocialWorkLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking - Book-specific interactive web-based case studies, in MySocialWorkLab encourage critical thinking. Engage 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. Explore Current Issues - Includes the most recent data, new coverage of ethics, intersectionality, and more. Apply CSWE Core Competencies - Integrates the 2008 CSWE EPAS throughout - highlights competencies and practice behaviors and includes expensive pedagogy. MySocialWorkLab adds value with book-specific interactive case studies, core competency videos and hundreds of competency-based questions. Support Instructors - Instructor's Manual and MySocialWorkLab with Pearson eText are included in the supplements package.


Linda K. Cummins, Judith A. Sevel, Laura E. Pedrick
Paperback | 392 pages
216 x 279 x 18mm | 853g
Publication date
01 Nov 2013
Pearson Education Limited
Publication City/Country
Harlow, United Kingdom
Edition Statement
3rd edition
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