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Social Theory: Twenty Introductory Lectures
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presented by Wolfgang Knöbl, fl. 1973 and Hans Joas, 1948- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2014, originally published 2009), 618 page(s)
Social theory is the theoretical core of the social sciences, clearly distinguishable from political theory and cultural analysis. This book offers a unique overview of the development of social theory from the end of the Second World War in 1945 to the present day. Spanning the literature in English, French and G...
presented by Wolfgang Knöbl, fl. 1973 and Hans Joas, 1948- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2014, originally published 2009), 618 page(s)
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Social Work and Poverty
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presented by Cossy Hough, fl. 1992; produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 1 hour 7 mins

Living in poverty, especially for long periods of time, puts families at higher risk of challenges with stable housing, health issues and access to health care, mental health and substance abuse issues as well as domestic violence issues. Social workers who work with people living in poverty must be prepared to as...

presented by Cossy Hough, fl. 1992; produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 1 hour 7 mins
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Social Work: Home Visit Safety
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presented by Tanya Voss, fl. 1986-2017; produced by Microtraining Associates (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2016), 41 mins
Safe home visits play an important role in social work practice and yet over 85% of social workers have reported some form of physical aggression over the course of their careers. Tanya Voss reviews the steps helpful in ensuring a safe home visit. In a demonstration, Tanya works with young supervisee who has recen...
presented by Tanya Voss, fl. 1986-2017; produced by Microtraining Associates (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2016), 41 mins
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Social work in Rural Communities, Fifth Edition (Fifth Edition)
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edited by Leon Ginsberg, 1936- (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2011, originally published 2011), 432 page(s)
This book is the fifth in a series of compendia edited by Leon Ginsberg on modern approaches to social work in rural communities. Rural social workers face special problems, such as professional isolation, lack of supervision, the almost inevitable existence of dual relationships, and the different scale and empha...
edited by Leon Ginsberg, 1936- (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2011, originally published 2011), 432 page(s)
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Social Work Practice for Social Justice: Cultural Competence in Action
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presented by Dorothy Van Soest, 1953- and Betty Garcia, 1944- (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2006, originally published 2006), 161 page(s)
A commitment to promoting social justice for diverse individuals and populations is the foundation for culturally competent social work practice. This book aims to help prepare professional social workers to transform oppressive and unjust systems into non- oppressive and just alternatives. Intended for both under...
presented by Dorothy Van Soest, 1953- and Betty Garcia, 1944- (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2006, originally published 2006), 161 page(s)
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Social Work Practice in Palliative Care
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presented by Dede Sparks, fl. 2002; produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 46 mins

Palliative Care is a multidisciplinary approach to specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses. It focuses on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain, physical stress, and mental stress of a serious illness. The goal of such therapy is to improve quality of life for both the patient a...

presented by Dede Sparks, fl. 2002; produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 46 mins
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Social Work Practice Research for the Twenty-first Century
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edited by Katharine Briar-Lawson, fl. 1976, Philip McCallion, fl. 1993 and Anne E. Fortune, fl. 1978 (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2010, originally published 2010), 334 page(s)
Social work professionals must demonstrate their effectiveness to legislators and governments, not to mention clients and incoming practitioners. A thorough evaluation of the activities, ethics, and outcomes of social work practice is critical to maintaining investment and interest in the profession and improving...
edited by Katharine Briar-Lawson, fl. 1976, Philip McCallion, fl. 1993 and Anne E. Fortune, fl. 1978 (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2010, originally published 2010), 334 page(s)
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Social Work with Troubled Families: A Critical Introduction
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edited by Keith Davies, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 194 page(s)
A critical introduction to the Troubled Families Programme (TFP), this book explores the roots, significance and effectiveness of troubled family approaches in social work. An important strand of government social policy, the TFP gives rise to a number of ethical and political questions about assertive outreach, c...
edited by Keith Davies, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 194 page(s)
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Social Worker, Waukesha County Health and Human Services
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produced by CandidCareer.com (Maryland (U.S.): CandidCareer.com, 2017), 2 mins
Sara is a social worker with the Waukesha County department of Health and Human Services. Her office's main objective is to research and fulfill requests from area families who need assistance for children with special needs.
produced by CandidCareer.com (Maryland (U.S.): CandidCareer.com, 2017), 2 mins
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Spiritual Care in Practice: Case Studies in Healthcare Chaplaincy
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edited by Steve Nolan, fl. 2015 and George Fitchett, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 322 page(s)
These diverse case studies make a compelling case for the importance of effective spiritual care in healthcare and provide unprecedented insight into the essential role of the chaplain within the healthcare team. Presented alongside critical reflections and responses from professionals within chaplaincy, psycholog...
edited by Steve Nolan, fl. 2015 and George Fitchett, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 322 page(s)
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