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AUTHORS: Kirst-Ashman/Hull, Jr. - ©2012
Organized around the authors’ coherent and cohesive Generalist Intervention Model, this introductory guide to generalist social work practice gives you the knowledge and skills needed to work with individuals and families, as well as the foundation to work with groups, communities, and organizations. Reality-based case examples demonstrate how skills are applied in real social work settings. Content and specific skills are emphasized in difficult areas often encountered in professional practice, such as child abuse and neglect, crisis intervention, and substance abuse. This edition emphasizes empowerment and strengths perspectives for partnering with clients. As part of the BROOKS/COLE EMPOWERMENT SERIES, it clearly identifies the latest Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) with icons in the text and supplements designed to teach and assess the latest competencies and practice behaviors.
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