The Social Work Skills Workbook

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Cengage Learning, Mar 23, 2007 - Social Science - 480 pages
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Now you can get involved in actual hands-on social work practice! Cournoyer's comprehensive workbook/textbook lets you rehearse and practice core skills needed for contemporary social work practice. The author includes interesting case examples and situations that clearly illustrate the essential skills of social work practice. As you work your way through the book's summaries and skill-building exercises, you'll find yourself becoming a more confident, ethical, and effective helper.
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Contents

Preface
Introduction
Professionalism
Ethical Decision Making
Talking and Listening The Basic Interpersonal Skills
Preparing
Beginning
Exploring
Working and Evaluating
Ending
The Social Work Skills Learning Portfolio
The Social Work Skills Practice Test
The Social Work Skills SelfAppraisal Questionnaire
Alphabetized List of Feeling Words
The Social Work Skills Interview Rating Form
References

Assessing
Contracting

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2007)

Dr. Cournoyer has been a social work practitioner for more than 40 years and a university teacher for more than 35 years. He received his M.S.S.W. degree from the University of Tennessee and the D.S.W. degree from the University of Utah. He is Emeritus Professor at the Indiana University School of Social Work, where he taught social work practice courses. A former Associate Dean with the School, he remains interested in student learning assessment and quality improvement activities in social work education. In addition to this sixth edition of THE SOCIAL WORK SKILLS WORKBOOK, he co-authored THE SOCIAL WORK PORTFOLIO and the Seventh Edition of SOCIAL WORK PROCESSES--all published by Brooks/Cole.

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