Understanding Human Rights: An Exercise Book

Used book in Good Condition. By illustrating the importance of human rights to the social work profession with understandable explanations and exercises, author Elisabeth Reichert highlights why social workers need to embrace the concept of human rights. Understanding human rights: an Exercise Book provides a concise, hands-on roadmap for learning about human rights within a social work context.


The Penguin Atlas of Women in the World: Fourth Edition

Penguin Books. The result is an invaluable resource on the status of women around the world today. The most up-to-date global perspective on how women are living today across continents and cultures In this completely revised and updated fourth edition of her groundbreaking atlas, women at work, feminism, women in government, motherhood, Joni Seager provides comprehensive and accessible analysis of up-to-the-minute global data on the key issues facing women today: equality, changing households, lesbian rights, domestic violence, women in the global economy, the culture of beauty, and more.


Techniques and Guidelines for Social Work Practice 10th Edition

This title is also available as a more affordable e-book with embedded media to illustrate key concepts. The 10th edition introduces 12 new techniques or guidelines corresponding to the national social work licensing examinations and the Council on Social Work Education’s list of essential practice behaviors.

Instructors, visit pearsonhighered. Com/etextbooks to register for your digital examination copy, or contact your Pearson Representative to learn more. Penguin Books. Techniques and guidelines for Social Work Practice, 10/e demonstrates the unique place of social work among the helping professions. Parts i and ii provide knowledge, and competencies for effective social work practice, while Parts III through V contain 154 clear and readable descriptions of practice techniques, values, presented in a handbook format for convenient accessibility of information.

This title provides students with easy access to the most current information on fundamental techniques and useful guidelines for social work practice from the generalist perspective. Techniques and guidelines for Social Work Practice is broken into five parts. Emphasizes the different techniques needed for successful social work practice.

Readers will gain insight into the social worker’s professional roles, guiding principles, and the importance of evidence-based practice.

Essentials of Human Behavior: Integrating Person, Environment, and the Life Course

Now in four color and available with an interactive eBook, the Second Edition features a streamlined organization, the latest research, and original SAGE video to provide the most engaging introduction available to human behavior. Penguin Books. Hutchison’s two-volume Dimensions of Human Behavior to present a multidimensional framework for understanding human behavior.

Integrating person, environment, and the life course, this best-selling text leverages its hallmark case studies and balanced breadth and depth of coverage to help readers apply theory and general social work knowledge to unique practice situations. Essentials of Human Behavior combines Elizabeth D.

Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Macro Level: Groups, Communities, and Organizations

An ecosystems/sustainability framework emerges as a key characteristic of contemporary practice. Penguin Books. What is sustainable social work? what are the characteristics of a sustainable community? How is the present exploitation of environmental resources unsustainable for future generations? In accordance with the 2015 Council on Social Work Education CSWE standards, attention is paid to environmental justice as well as diversity and difference.

A timely revision in this global age, spiritual, and natural worlds that people inhabit, Macro Level develops a sophisticated and original view of the cultural, global, Human Behavior and the Social Environment, and explores the impact of these worlds on human behavior.

New Directions for Mental Health Services, Using Trauma Theory to Design Service Systems, No. 89 Spring 2001 J-B MHS Single Issue Mental Health Services

This is the 89th issue of the quarterly journal New Directions for Mental Health Services. Penguin Books. This volume identifies the essential elements necessary for a system to begin to integrate an understanding about trauma into its core service programs. The basic philosophy of trauma-informed practice is then examined across several specific service components: assessment and screening, residential services, inpatient treatment, addictions programming, and case management.

Modifications necessary to transform a current system into a trauma-informed system are discussed in great detail as well as the changing roles of consumers and providers. The fundamental elements of a trauma-informed system are identified and the necessary supports for bringing about system change are highlighted.

Used book in Good Condition. Mental health practitioners are becoming increasingly aware that they are encountering a very large number of men and women who are survivors of sexual and physical abuse.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition: DSM-5

Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses, treatment, and research. Diagnostic and statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition: DSM-5. New features and enhancements make dsm-5 easier to use across all settings:  The chapter organization reflects a lifespan approach, with disorders typically diagnosed in childhood such as neurodevelopmental disorders at the beginning of the manual, and those more typical of older adults such as neurocognitive disorders placed at the end.

The criteria are concise and explicit, outpatient, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings—inpatient, private practice, clinical, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, and primary care. The diagnostic and statistical manual of mental Disorders, current, is the most comprehensive, Fifth Edition, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations.

Specific criteria have been streamlined, asperger’s syndrome, the streamlined classification of bipolar and depressive disorders, the restructuring of substance use disorders for consistency and clarity, and pervasive developmental disorder into autism spectrum disorder, consolidated, or clarified to be consistent with clinical practice including the consolidation of autism disorder, and the enhanced specificity for major and mild neurocognitive disorders.

This new edition of diagnostic and statistical manual of mental Disorders DSM-5, used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. The information contained in the manual is also valuable to other physicians and health professionals, counselors, nurses, including psychologists, and occupational and rehabilitation therapists, as well as social workers and forensic and legal specialists   Penguin Books.

Also included are age-related factors specific to diagnosis.

Empowerment Series: Research Methods for Social Work

Relevant examples from real-world settings highlight the connections between research and social work practice. Comprehensive, this text is widely considered the best text for the research methods course -- and when you read it, accurate, friendly, and integrating the best of technology, you'll see why.

Diagnostic and statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition: DSM-5. Penguin Books. If you're not intimidated, you'll still appreciate the authors' clear and often humorous writing style as well as the book's depth and breadth of coverage. Used book in Good Condition. Research methods for social work, ninth edition, strikes an optimal balance of quantitative and qualitative research techniques -- illustrating how the two methods complement one another and can be integrated in the same study.

If you're intimidated by the thought of taking research methods, Rubin and Babbie's classic bestseller can help you overcome the fear factor often associated with this course with its reader-friendly presentation of all aspects of the research endeavor.

Social Work and Human Rights: A Foundation for Policy and Practice

It turns a critical eye toward the failure in the United States to address social welfare issues and its reluctance to rectify policies favoring one group over another. Praise for the first edition:"A human rights compass―a preliminary guide for the translation of human rights for social workers. Used book in Good Condition.

Through rigorous analysis, and a frank discussion of the implications for practice both within and outside of the United States, the volume effectively acquaints readers with the political, economic, classroom exercises, and social dimensions of rights issues and the documents that guarantee them. New material covers international events, such as the United Nations' Millennium Declaration 2000 and its effort to reduce the poverty and suffering of billions worldwide.

Healy, author of international Social Work: Professional Action in an Interdependent World Penguin Books. The volume now emphasizes cultural rights and includes a probing lesson in cultural relativism. Columbia University Press. Diagnostic and statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition: DSM-5. Practice case examples and human rights analysis of the National Association of Social Worker's Code of Ethics are particularly valuable in orienting the reader to the domestic practice applications of the global human rights movement.

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Selecting Effective Treatments: A Comprehensive, Systematic Guide to Treating Mental Disorders

Organized for quick navigation, and prognosis, characteristics, assessment tools, effective treatment options, each disorder is detailed following the same format that covers a description, including the type of therapy that is likely to be most successful treating each specific disorder. Mental disorders can be complex, and keeping up with the latest findings and treatment options can itself be a full time job.

Wiley. Selecting effective treatments helps simplify and organize the treatment planning process by putting critical information and useful planning strategies at your fingertips Get up to speed on the latest changes to the DSM-5 Conduct evidence-based treatment suited to your therapeutic style Construct Client Maps to flesh out comprehensive treatment plans Utilize assessment methods that reflect the changes to the DSM-5 multiaxial system Effective treatment begins with strategic planning, and it's important to match the intervention to your own strengths, preferences, and style as much as to the client's needs.

The bestselling treatment guide, updated to reflect changes to the DSM-5 Selecting Effective Treatmentsprovides a comprehensive resource for clinicians seeking to understand the symptoms and dynamics of mental disorders, in order to provide a range of treatment options based on empirically effective approaches.

Used book in Good Condition. This new fifth edition has been updated to align with the latest changes to the DSM-5, and covers the latest research to help you draw upon your own therapeutic preferences while constructing an evidence-based treatment plan. Diagnostic and statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition: DSM-5.

Updated case studies, treatments, and the concise, students, jargon-free style makes this resource valuable to practitioners, and references clarify the latest DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, and lay people alike.

Human Service Agencies: An Orientation to Fieldwork HSE 160 / 260 / 270 Clinical Supervision Sequence

Diagnostic and statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition: DSM-5. Used book in Good Condition. Columbia University Press. Penguin Books. Case examples give you exposure to a variety of settings, and ethical and legal issues and user-friendly, client populations, hands-on exercises provide you with numerous opportunities to apply your knowledge and experience.

Wiley. Make the most of your agency experience with human service agencies: an orientation to fieLDWORK! This practical and personal guide introduces you to the real-world issues of agency settings and helps you obtain the skills you need to become an effective helper. Used book in Good Condition.