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ISBN-10 0205628613ISBN-13 9780205628612
ISBN-10 0205592694ISBN-13 9780205592692
Author(s): Mark Cameron; Elizabeth King Keenan
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 528

Presents a new research-based model – The Common Factors Model – for generalist social work practice. 

The Common Factors Model for Generalist Practice presents critical practice conditions and processes that research has suggested produce the most effective outcomes. These practice conditions include attributes of the social worker, clients, working relationships, supporting networks that influence and enable work, and the essential strategies social workers and clients engage in to facilitate change.

Part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series, the text guides students to use the common factors model for practice thinking, decision making, and evaluation.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book readers will be able to:

  • Use the common factors model to think about generalist practice

  • Understand how to apply the common factors model

  • Discuss challenges to using the common factors model

  • Consider how their personal values, knowledge, and tendencies support or inhibit practice

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