Provides information about all aspects of social work and social welfare programs in the U.S., with an increasing international perspective.
Historical topics, contemporary issues, multicultural perspectives, current research, and emerging trends are covered. Includes the NASW Code of Ethics.
Ref HV 40 .C635 2008 The handbook provides historical background, policies, and theoretical emphasis for each of the four areas covered in each volume. The titles of the volumes are: 1. The Profession of Social Work; 2. Human Behavior and the Social Environment; 3. Social Work Practice; 4. Social Policy and Social Practice.
Over 72,000 articles from the encyclopedia and Britannica Book of the Year. Over 10,000 illustrations, including photographs, drawings, maps, flags and more. Includes Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary with over 75,000 definitions and pronunciation guides. Continuously revised.