By Carol L. Langer
The social laborers consultant to integrating idea and practice
Applying idea to Generalist Social paintings Practice teaches aspiring social employees easy methods to practice thought in actual global perform. absolutely aligned with the Council on Social paintings Education's 2015 academic coverage and Accreditation criteria, the ebook hyperlinks idea 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 participants, teams, households, groups, and businesses. The ebook comprises case experiences and first-person contributions from practising social staff to demonstrate the real-world eventualities during which assorted strategies practice. severe considering questions aid scholars improve their realizing of the information awarded. instruments together with a try out financial institution, PowerPoint slides, and an instructor's guide can be found to facilitate school room use, supplying a single-volume consultant to the whole supporting procedure, 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 idea to Generalist Social paintings Practice fills that hole through protecting either abilities and concept in one text.
- Examines the purposes of triumphing social theories
- Covers the most typical theories utilized in micro, mezzo, and macro practice
- Helps readers comprehend well-established methods like strengths point of view, humanistic and client-centered, task-centered, and solution-focused short therapy
- Shows the right way to observe significant theories together with ecological/system, cognitive/behavioral, clash, empowerment, narrative, problem, serious, and feminist
An potent social employee acknowledges the hyperlink among concept and perform, and the way the 2 tell one another to culminate within the ultimate intervention and such a lot optimistic final result for the customer. Applying conception to Generalist Social paintings Practice offers scholars with a roadmap to the entire integration of philosophy and alertness in social work.