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Social Work: An Empowering Profession (Connecting Core Competencies)by Brenda Dubois
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Applies the empowerment perspective to the Social Work profession.
Social Work: An Empowering Profession, 8e introduces the social work profession and interweaves contemporary themes of strength, human rights, and social justices. In addition, the text details the empowerment-oriented roles of the social worker as consultant, resource manager, and educator.
Connecting Core Competencies series — Each chapter highlights the core competencies and practice behavior examples found in the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Critical thinking questions throughout reinforces these connections. MySearchLab.com activities enhance the student experience by integrating the mastery of CSWE's core competencies with practice and research.
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About the Author
Brenda DuBois, MSW,LCSW, Ph.D. is Professor of Social Work at
Karla Miley, MSW,LSW is Professor Emerita, Black Hawk College, Moline, Illinois. She has been a graduate and undergraduate social work educator in Illinois and Iowa for thirty years. Professor Miley received her masters degree in social work in 1966 at the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration. She has extensive social work practice and consultation experience in school social work, health care, child welfare, and aging services. Professor Miley has served as a member on a number of community agency initiatives and boards. She has published several articles on ethics and empowerment and has co-authored two social work texts on empowerment in social work: Social Work: An Empowering Profession with Brenda DuBois and Generalist Social Work Practice: An Empowering Approach with Brenda DuBois and Michael O’Melia.
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