Human Behavior and the Social Environment: Shifting Paradigms in Essential Knowledge for Social Work Practice (6th edition)
By: Joe M. Schriver (author)Paperback
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NOTE: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN: 0133909107. Explores traditional and alternative models in human behavior. Human Behavior and the Social Environment, 6/e challenges students to explore both traditional and non-traditional paradigms in examining human behavior and the social environment. Through this examination, readers will better understand individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities and globalization. Students will recognize the range of social systems in which people live and the ways these systems promote or deter people in their health and wellbeing. Connecting Core Competencies Series - This title is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series, designed to guide students in becoming skilled at the Council on Social Work's core competencies. Each chapter reflects and integrates the latest CSWE competency standards (EPAS). End-of-chapter assessment reinforces this integration.
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In this Section: I) Brief Table of Contents II) Detailed Table of Contents I) Brief Table of Contents Chapter 1. Human Behavior and the Social Environment (HBSE) and Paradigms Purposes, Foundations, and Assumptions. Chapter 2. Traditional and Alternative Paradigms. Chapter 3. Paradigm Thinking and Social Work Knowledge for Practice. Chapter 4. Traditional/Dominant Perspectives on Individuals. Chapter 5. Alternative and Possible Perspectives on Individuals. Chapter 6. Perspectives on Familiness. Chapter 7. Perspectives on Groups. Chapter 8. Perspectives on Organizations. Chapter 9. Perspectives on Community(ies). Chapter 10. Global Perspectives and Theories. II) Detailed Table of Contents Chapter 1. Human Behavior and the Social Environment (HBSE) and Paradigms Purposes, Foundations, and Assumptions. Purposes of Social Work. Paradigms and Social Work. Paradigms and History. Social Work History: Science and Art. Paradigm Shift, Social Work, and Social Change. Paradigms: Culture, Ethnicity, and Race. Chapter 2. Traditional and Alternative Paradigms. Dimensions of Traditional and Dominant Paradigms. Dimensions of Alternative/Possible Paradigms. Interpretive/Intuitive/Subjective/Qualitative: Ways of Knowing. Feminisms. Diversities. Interrelated/Personal/Integrative. Oppressions. Chapter 3. Paradigm Thinking and Social Work Knowledge for Practice. Topics Addressed in This Chapter: Tools and Terms for Thinking About Thinking. Tools for Social Workers: Theories for Practice. Traditional Theoretical Approaches. Mid-range Theoretical Approaches. Alternative Theoretical Approaches. Strengths-Based Perspective. Wellness. Empowerment. Cultural Competence. Transpersonal/Spiritual Approaches. Alternative Extensions of Systems Approaches. Chaos/Complexity. Gaia. Chapter 4. Traditional/Dominant Perspectives on Individuals. Topics Addressed in This Chapter. Critiques of Traditional Stage-Based Theories of Individual development. Developmental Perspectives: Commonality and Diversity. Normal and Abnormal: Traditional and Alternative Perspectives. Traditional Notions of Intelligence. Developmental Paradigms and Social Work. Developmental Paradigms: The Traditional and the Possible (Alternatives). Traditional and Dominant Developmental Theories. Freud. Piaget. Kohlberg. Erikson. Levinson: Adult Development. Disengagement Theory of Aging. Resiliency Theory and Aging. Traditional Developmental Theories and Multiracial People. Themes Regarding People of Color in Traditional Developmental Approaches. Chapter 5. Alternative and Possible Perspectives on Individuals. Alternative and Possible Developmental Theories. Identity Development. Spirituality and Development. Focus: People of Color. Focus: Whiteness/White Identity. Focus: Women. Focus: Sexual Orientation. Focus: Persons with Disabilities. Focus: Men. Chapter 6. Perspectives on Familiness. Familiness. Social Work and Families. (SEHB): The Social Environment and Family. Approaches to Understanding Familiness. Traditional Models. The Alternative/Possible. Focus: People of Color. Focus: Women. Focus: Sexual Orientation. Focus: Spirituality/Belief Systems and Families. Chapter 7. Perspectives on Groups. Definitions. Historical Perspective. Traditional and Alternative Perspectives. Chapter 8. Perspectives on Organizations. Historical Perspectives on Organizations. Basic Concepts/Definitions. Types of Organizations. Technology, Organizations, and Social Policy. Traditional Paradigms. Alternative Paradigms. Chapter 9. Perspectives on Community(ies). Historical Perspectives on Community. Defining Community. Traditional Perspectives. Alternative Perspectives on Community. Nonplace Community. Chapter 10. Global Perspectives and Theories. Historical Perspectives on International Social Work. SEHB: A Global Context. Family and Global Issues: Immigration. Immigrants and Oppression/Discrimination. Impact of Immigration on Families.
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