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AUTHORS: Hepworth/Rooney/Dewberry Rooney/Strom-Gottfried/Larsen - ©2010
Packed with examples, illustrations, and proven learning experiences from the field, DIRECT SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE: THEORY AND SKILLS, Eighth Edition prepares you for effective practice in real-life situations. Long acclaimed for its appropriate level of rigor, the book provides an excellent balance of theory and application. Authoritative, well organized, and soundly written, this thorough introduction to practice grounds you in theory but also uses vivid examples and vignettes to connect you to real-world applications with clients. Many case examples are drawn from social work practitioners as well as the authors' own practice situations. The text's integration of the major theories and skills that direct social work practitioners need to understand and master has earned it a reputation as "the classic source" for preparing students for direct practice. Completely up to date with the latest issues and developments, the Eighth Edition also includes an all-new student video demonstration DVD—ensuring your learning experiences are as close to real life as possible.
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