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ISBN-10 0205624456ISBN-13 9780205624454
ISBN-10 0-205-62441-3ISBN-13 978-0-205-62441-6
Author(s): Dennis Saleebey
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2009 Pages: 336

This unrivaled collection of essays explainsthe strengths-based philosophy, demonstrates how it works, and provides clear and practical tools for its application.Each chapter is written by an expert in the field to provide a balanced approach to social work practice that explores the strengths and assets of clients.

The readings examine the philosophy, principles, and language of the strengths perspective, strengths-based appreciations, assessments and approaches to practice, and using the strengths-based perspective in context. Eight new chapters have been added to the Fifth Edition.