Foundations of Social Work Practice, 5th Edition

Foundations of Social Work Practice, 5th Edition

A Graduate Text

By: Mark A. Mattaini and Casey Holtschneider with Christine T. Lowery (Editors)

Publication date: 2016
ISBN: 978-0-87101-503-7
Categories: Practice & Policy

The fifth edition of Foundations of Social Work Practice: A Graduate Text outlines and integrates ecological and structural theories of social work practice to ground social work students in a more balanced and comprehensive understanding of how social work supports social justice. The book incorporates evidence-informed practice models with principles of structural practice, placing constant emphasis on the need to challenge structural injustice while supporting the casualties of that injustice, working to realize a progressive vision of a just and caring society.

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The fifth edition of Foundations of Social Work Practice: A Graduate Text outlines and integrates ecological and structural theories of social work practice to ground social work students in a more balanced and comprehensive understanding of how social work supports social justice. The book incorporates evidence-informed practice models with principles of structural practice, placing constant emphasis on the need to challenge structural injustice while supporting the casualties of that injustice, working to realize a progressive vision of a just and caring society.

Pages: 312
Language: English
Publisher: NASW Press
Edition: 5
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Mark A. Mattaini and Casey Holtschneider with Christine T. Lowery (Editors)