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Published: 01 July 2015

480 Pages

5.8 x 8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190615666

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Introduction to Social Work, Fourth Edition

The People's Profession

Fourth Edition

Ira Colby and Sophia F. Dziegielewski

New to this Edition:

  • Addresses the new 2015 EPAS
  • Significant updates have been made to reflect political, demographic, and legal changes of the past five years
  • New content on diversity has been incorporated throughout, including information related to work with Native Americans and Alaskan Natives, and the Indian Child Welfare Act
  • Biographies of social workers highlight a variety of opportunities and career paths
  • Activities ask readers to engage personally and critically with the material to examine their own assumptions, thoughts, and goals
  • "Did you know..." features throughout the text call attention to the unexpected and unique aspects of the profession
  • Extensive glossary with clear, applicable definitions of relevant concepts
  • Updated instructor's manual includes sample syllabi, student projects, and a complete test bank

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