The Social Work Dictionary

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The Social Work Dictionary
  • Publish Date: 1998-08-23
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Robert L. Barker

With nearly 5,000 terms-from AA to Zwingli, Huldreich --the 3rd edition of The Social Work Dictionary is a valuable reference work for the human services professional, from the first-year student to the seasoned expert. It contains 1,500 new entries, including many international terms (for example, hwa-byung) and updated and significantly increased content on cultural sensitivity.

The Social Work Dictionary is a highly acclaimed ready reference for definitions, organizations, concepts, and values relevant to social work and the human services. All definitions were reviewed by an international editorial review board.

Also available on the Social Work Reference Library CD-ROM.

Special Features *Defines fields of practice such as aging, children and families, clinical, and health care. *Contains information relevant to behavioral, cognitive, and psychosocial approaches. *Describes genograms, ecomaps, PERT charts, and other tools. *Describes international organizations and reports. *Includes a section on Milestones in the Development of Social Work and Social Welfare and the NASW Code of Ethics.

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