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Published: 15 May 2020

496 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190937737

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Human Behavior for Social Work Practice

A Developmental-Ecological Framework

Third Edition

Wendy L. Haight, Edward H. Taylor, and Ruth Soffer-Elnekave

  • Interviews with practicing social workers help students to understand, integrate and connect abstract concepts to their actual practice
  • International focus illustrates how human development is shaped within sociocultural-historical contexts and prepares social work students for practice in an increasingly global and diverse field.
  • Presents social work issues and practices affecting individual across the lifespan and at particular points in development to prepares students for developmentally- sensitive practice

New to this Edition:

  • New Chapter 15: Terrorism and Mass Murder
  • New coauthor, James Black, substantially expands Chapter 3: The Brain
  • New content on indigenous social work supports students' greater cultural sensitivity
  • New coauthor, Ruth Soffer-Enclave, who has worked and studied in Israel strengthens the book's international perspective

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