The Strengths perspective in social work practice

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Longman, 1992 - Business & Economics - 198 pages
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The Strengths Perspective in Social Work Practice presents an unrivaled collection of essays that explain the strengths-based philosophy, demonstrate how it works, and provide clear and practical tools for its application. KEY TOPICS: Eco-systems approach to strengths-based social work practice with individuals, families, communities and organizations. Students and practitioners of Social Work who want to improve their understanding and ability to employ a strengths-based approach.

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Contents

Power in the People
3
Building a Strengths Perspective for Social Work
18
Contrasting Views of Clients
27
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About the author (1992)

Dennis Saleebey is a professor at the School of Social Welfare and chair of the Ph.D. program at the University of Kansas. He is the author of "The Strengths Perspective in Social Work Practice, Third Edition.

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