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Techniques and Guidelines for Social Work Practice (8th Edition)

Techniques and Guidelines for Social Work Practice (8th Edition)
Author: Bradford W. Sheafor - Charles R. Horejsi
ISBN 13: 9780205578092
ISBN 10: 205578098
Edition: 8
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Publication Date: 2007-12-28
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 672
List Price: $132.00

This latest edition of Techniques and Guidelines for Social Work Practice continues to provide students of social work with a one-of-a-kind resource designed to emphasize the many different techniques needed for successful practice.

Carefully updated to provide students with easy access to the most current information on fundamental techniques required for social work practice from the generalist perspective, this text illustrates the multiple tools needed for both direct and indirect intervention activities.

Touching upon everything from basic helping skills, to guidelines for preparing grant applications, the content of this text is so widely applicable it is a valuable aid for all professional social workers.


New edition of a text about what social workers actually do when helping their clients solve problems and/or enhance functioning. Emphasizing techniques and specific guidelines rather than practice theories and conceptual frameworks, 15 chapters discuss social work and the social worker, the building blocks of social work practice, common techniques, and techniques and guidelines for phases of the planned change process. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)