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Published: 04 May 2017

344 Pages


ISBN: 9780190211097

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Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Micro Level

Individuals and Families

Third Edition

Katherine Van Wormer

  • Infusion of material consistent with recent revisions in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5).
  • Incorporation of material as required in the 2015 version of the Council on Social Work Education's (CSWE) Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards.
  • Inclusion of the latest scientific research from the fields of science and medicine.
  • Attention to the assessment of individual and family clients from an evidence-based perspective.
  • Addition of exciting biographical, autobiographical, and literary material.
  • Inclusion of descriptions of new family forms in conjunction with modern reproductive technologies.
  • Linking of subject matter in the first volume to topics in volume II. For example, cultural diversity in the micro text relates to biodiversity in the macro volume.