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Published: 13 January 2021

440 Pages

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190093426

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Generalist Social Work Practice

A Worktext

Twelfth Edition

Charles H. Zastrow and Sarah L. Hessenauer

  • Skill-building exercises incorporated throughout each chapter teach students how to directly apply concepts and evaluate competence
  • Range of case examples broaden students' sense of cultural diversity
  • Learning objectives and chapter summaries reinforce key concepts
  • Critical reviews of theories help the reader assess their merits and shortcomings
  • Supported by a wealth of instructor materials on Oxford's online Ancillary Resource Center

New to this Edition:

  • Coverage of self-care and mindfulness encourages student to develop skills that contribute to resilience and prevent burnout
  • Exploration ot issues involving technology such as social media and ethics and telehealth
  • Information on working with clients who face substance use and abuse highlights an important ongoing social issue
  • New chapter, "Transitions and Ending In Social Work Practice" explores termination and emphasizes the importance of transitions in social work
  • Increased focus on evidence-based practices throughout the text