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ISBN-10 0205849067ISBN-13 9780205849062
ISBN-10 0205848931ISBN-13 9780205848935
Author(s): Cynthia L. Garthwait
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 256

Integrates classroom with field.

The sixth edition of Social Work Practicum offers a unique integrative format designed to help students develop social work competencies by applying their academic learning to practicum experiences. The text covers a variety of topic areas leading students through guided experiences and workbook questions. Which, in turn, help students gain a professional identity, integrate theory with practice, and acquire the core competencies needed for social work practice. 

Connecting Core Competencies series -- Each chapter highlights the core competencies and practice behavior examples found in the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).  Critical thinking questions throughout reinforces these connections. activities enhance the student experience by integrating the mastery of CSWE's core competencies with practice and research.

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Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Integrate classroom knowledge and theory with practicum experience.

  • Develop professional identity as a generalist social worker.

  • Understand the various contexts of social work practice.

  • Demonstrate theoretical and evidence-based foundation for practice.

  • Demonstrate competence in planned change process.