Human Rights and Social Justice: Social Action and Service for the Helping and Health Professions

SAGE Publications, Inc - This highly accessible, including human dignity, interdisciplinary text urges the creation of a human rights culture as a "lived awareness" of human rights principles, and cultural rights, economic, nondiscrimination, civil and political rights, social, and solidarity rights. The second edition includes numerous social action activities and questions for discussion to help scholars, activists, and practitioners promote a human rights culture and the overall well-being of populations across the globe.

Offering a unique perspective that views human rights as the foundation of social justice, Joseph Wronka's groundbreaking Human Rights and Social Justice outlines human rights and social justice concerns as a powerful conceptual framework for policy and practice interventions for the helping and health professions.

Promoting Community Change: Making It Happen in the Real World

Brooks Cole - By emphasizing the role a strengthened community can play in preventing and solving the problems commonly experienced by individuals and families, the author gives readers the tools they need to improve the lives of individual clients as well as entire communities. Promoting community change, 6th edition addresses the real-world issues facing professionals in social work, human services, and community health--and gives readers the skills and information they need to be effective agents of change at the community level.

Cengage Learning.

Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making Third Edition

W. W. Norton & Company - Cengage Learning. The most accessible policy text available. Examples throughout the book have been updated, and the prose has been streamlined to make a great read even better. By exposing the paradoxes that underlie even seemingly straightforward policy decisions, Policy Paradox shows students that politics cannot be cleansed from the process in favor of “rationality.

Author deborah stone has fully revised and updated this popular text, which now includes many paradoxes that have arisen since September 11. Policy making is a political struggle over values and ideas.

Empowerment Series: Becoming An Effective Policy Advocate

Cengage Learning - By going beyond the traditional foundational approach to policy, this text helps you develop the skills you need to become an advocate for social change. Cengage Learning. It offers you practical guidance on how to develop social media campaigns, and discusses ways you can participate in reducing inequality -- the issue that drew the attention of millions of millennials in the presidential election of 2016.

Jansson's becoming an effective policy advocate teaches you the ins and outs of conducting policy practice, preparing you to become an effective policy advocate during your own career. The eighth edition's coverage includes discussion of such events and issues as Barack Obama's presidency, the presidential primaries and election of 2016, the battle over equality among national politicians in 2016, and many issues facing social agencies.

Confronting Injustice and Oppression: Concepts and Strategies for Social Workers Foundations of Social Work Knowledge Series

Columbia University Press - Cengage Learning. Occupy Wall Street movement. He shares suggestions for transition policies intended to alleviate poverty, unemployment, and discrimination and examines modes of radical social work practice compatible with the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights and President Roosevelt's proposed "Economic Bill of Rights.

For this updated edition, gil considers the factors driving two crucial developments since his volume's initial publication: the Middle East's Arab Spring and the U. S. Clarifying the meaning, exploitation, and oppression and certifying the place of the social worker in combating these conditions, sources, and dynamics of injustice, Gil promotes social-change strategies rooted in the nonviolent philosophies of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.

Confronting Injustice and Oppression: Concepts and Strategies for Social Workers Foundations of Social Work Knowledge Series - . Gil's guiding text gives social workers the knowledge and confidence they need to change unjust realities. More urgent than ever, David G.

Empowerment Series: Social Welfare Policy and Social Programs MindTap Course List

Brooks Cole - Segal's social welfare policy and social programs, describe, 4th edition not only enables you to identify, and analyze social welfare policies--it also draws you into an examination of the values and beliefs that drive our social welfare system. The author demonstrates how the myriad values of diverse groups in America have influenced current policies, and shows that analysis takes place through the lens of these often opposing values.

Brooks Cole Pub Co. Cengage Learning. The dual themes of critical thinking and critical evaluation provide the framework of the book, and Segal's inclusion of international perspectives on values around social welfare policies and social programs heightens your awareness of the global implications of social work around the world.

Successful Grant Writing, 4th Edition: Strategies for Health and Human Service Professionals Gitlin, Successful Grant Writing

Springer Publishing Company - Additionally, this new edition provides an expanded section on post-award requirements and links to NIH videos about grant writing. The book addresses the needs of both novice and more experienced researchers. New case examples reflect grant writing strategies for a great variety of health and human service professions, and the text includes an enhanced focus on online methods for organizing grant submissions.

. It provides detailed, highlights the challenges of collaboration, time-tested strategies for building an investigative team, and describes how to determine the expertise needed for a team and the roles of co-investigators. Written for individuals in both academic and practice settings, step-by-step, the guide addresses, the fundamental principles for effectively securing funding.

Successful Grant Writing, 4th Edition: Strategies for Health and Human Service Professionals Gitlin, Successful Grant Writing - It is the only book to provide grant-writing information that encompasses many disciplines and to focus on building a research career with grant writing as a step-wise process. This book is easy to read and understand. Brooks Cole Pub Co. It is a great resource for individuals wishing to write grants. I have not seen another book that is this comprehensive and user-friendly.

Score: 92, 4 Stars. Michalene A.

The Practicum Companion for Social Work: Integrating Class and Field Work 4th Edition Merrill Social Work and Human Services

Pearson - Cengage Learning. Every chapter in the fourth edition reflects and integrates the core competencies in the 2015 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards EPAS set by the Council on Social Work Education CSWE. Case scenarios and practice applications are woven throughout each chapter to help students apply their knowledge, skills, and values.

Enhanced values and ethics material, and additional cultural competence, safety, detailed learning plans, and humility content help prepare readers for contemporary practice. The practicum companion for social Work: Integrating Class and Field Work is the ideal companion for the field/practicum experience.

The Practicum Companion for Social Work: Integrating Class and Field Work 4th Edition Merrill Social Work and Human Services - Filled with practical applications, in-depth case scenarios, and thought-provoking examples, this comprehensive text integrates theory with practice and guides students through their placement. Using a strengths-based perspective, it reinforces the link between classroom learning, practice behaviors, and competencies.

Readers will learn about practice with individuals, and organizations within the concepts of planned change, groups, termination, assessment, intervention, communities, families, evaluation, encompassing engagement, and follow-up. Brooks Cole Pub Co. A start-to-finish exploration of the field/practicum experience.

The Practice of Generalist Social Work

Routledge - The fourth edition of the practice of Generalist Social Work continues to teach students to apply micro, macro, and mezzo social work skills. Go to www. Routledgesw. Com to explore the cases and additional resources. This new edition strengthens the connection between the three levels of practice and is fully updated to the 2015 EPAS.

The text also comes with a rich companion website that includes support materials and six unique cases that encourage students to learn by doing. This edition also contains more illustrations of theory and more context for deciding which type of intervention is a good fit. Most chapters now open with a case study and continually refer back to the case to provide additional connections between theory and real-life practice.

The Practice of Generalist Social Work - . The quick guides within the text offer students guidance for their field experience and practice after graduation. Brooks Cole Pub Co. Cengage Learning. Each chapter also incorporates a link to a grand Challenge of Social Work from the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare, which shows the connection between social work and the most significant societal challenges of today.

The Social Work Skills Workbook

Cengage Learning - After introducing 10 dimensions of professionalism, ethical, and self-assess social work skills needed in a contemporary practice -- helping you become a more confident, the book offers multiple opportunities to rehearse, practice, and effective helper. Each social work skill supports one or more of the 43 knowledge and value statements and the 31 practice behaviors that elaborate core competencies in the 2015 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards EPAS of the Council on Social Work Education CSWE.

Brooks Cole Pub Co. The text includes explanations grounded in contemporary research, assessment tools and processes, and experiential components that help you get a realistic sense of the field. The social work skills workbook, eighth edition, enables you to develop proficiency in professionalism and the essential social work skills.

The Social Work Skills Workbook - The skills also align with nationally standardized licensing exams. Cengage Learning. Brooks Cole Pub Co. Case examples and skill-building exercises cultivate your professionalism and expertise.

Empowerment Series: Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment

Brooks Cole - Focusing on individual behavior within families and other systems, this book will help you understand the underlying reasons why people act the way they do. You'll learn about biological, psychological, and social development at different lifespan stages, as well as about the benefits of strengths and empowerment approaches to social work.

To further prepare you for your career, this edition's content aligns with the core competencies and recommended behaviors outlined in the current Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards EPAS set by the Council on Social Work Education CSWE. The first step in this change process is accurate assessment -- and that's the primary focus of UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT.

Empowerment Series: Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment - The main objective of social work is to facilitate positive changes in individuals, organizations, families, groups, and communities. Brooks Cole Pub Co. Brooks Cole Pub Co. Cengage Learning.