Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 12 September 2019

328 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780190923037

Also Available As:


Bookseller Code (04)

Companion website

Introduction to Competence-Based Social Work

The Profession of Caring, Knowing, and Serving

Second Edition

Michael E. Sherr and Johnny M. Jones

  • Case-based learning allows students to glimpse social workers practicing in diverse, global settings
  • Unique "Why We Do, What We Do" framework helps students make sense of the competences specified by CSWE
  • Focus on developing professional identity encourages student engagement
  • Written in an accessible, engaging style
  • Accompanied by instructor and student resources

New to this Edition:

  • Updated "Why We do, What We do" framework is consistent with EPAS 2015
  • 16 new case vignettes expose students to future possibilities for practice such as online counseling, global social work, outdoor/adventure therapy, and refugee resettlement

Also of Interest

Related Categories

Social Sciences > Social Work