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Empowerment Series: Direct Social Work Practice: Theory and Skills Hardcover – March 7 2016

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"This is the most comprehensive and detailed practice book on the market!"

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Highly respected social work educators, Dean H. Hepworth and Jo Ann Larsen originally defined how direct practice should be taught.

Ronald Rooney is a professor emeritus in the School of Social Work at the University of Minnesota. As a former social worker in child welfare, community mental health and school social work, Dr. Rooney is also the author of Strategies for Work with Involuntary Clients.

Glenda Dewberry Rooney is a professor emeritus in the Department of Social Work at Augsburg University in Minneapolis. She taught undergraduate and graduate practice courses in ethics, and research and courses in organizations and administration. Her practice experience includes child welfare, mental health and work with families and children. In addition, she was involved in community-based research and worked with agencies concerned with children, youth and families as a trainer and as a clinical, program and management consultant.

Kim Strom is the Smith P. Theimann Jr. Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Professional Practice in the School of Social Work and director of the university’s Office of Ethics and Policy. She also serves as the principal investigator of the UNC School of Social Work state behavioral healthcare contract. Dr. Strom has been an educator for over 30 years and has authored over 80 books, articles and chapters on ethics and practice. She is an internationally recognized scholar on moral courage, ethics and social work education. In addition, she served on the NASW committee responsible for revising the Code of Ethics and represents North America on the Ethics Commission of the International Federation of Social Work.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Brooks Cole; 10th edition (March 7 2016)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 704 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1305633806
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1305633803
  • Item weight ‏ : ‎ 1.36 kg
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 20.96 x 3.18 x 26.04 cm
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