Introduction to Social Work: An Advocacy-Based Profession
by Cox, Lisa E.

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The best-selling Introduction to Social Work by Lisa E. Cox, Carolyn J. Tice, and Dennis D. Long takes students to the root of the social work profession by covering its history, practice settings, and career paths within a unique advocacy framework. This advocacy practice and policy model comprised of four components--economic and social justice, a supportive environment, human needs and rights, and political access--provides an effective lens for viewing today's social issues. Throughout the book, an emphasis on advocacy underscores the transformative opportunities and contributions of social work on not just the clinical/client level, but also at organizational, community, national, and international levels. The Second Edition closely aligns with the latest Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and references the 2018 Code of Ethics from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Through the authors' inclusion of reflective practice, students will be encouraged to engage in critical thought and contemplate a career in social work.

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Binding: Hardcover
Specs: 440 pages | 2.22 Lbs
ISBN: 1506394531
ISBN-13: 9781506394534
Old Edition: 1412914078
Edition: 2
Publisher: Sage Publications, Incorporated | Publish Date 01/18 | Copyright 2019

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