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MindTap Social Work for Developing Helping Skills: A Step-by-Step Approach to Competency 3rd Edition

Valerie Nash Chang, Carol L. Decker, Sheryn T. Scott

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Overview

MindTap® Helping Professions for Chang/Decker/Scott's Developing Helping Skills: A Step-by-Step Approach to Competency, 3rd Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie-cutter into cutting-edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. As an instructor using MindTap, you have at your fingertips the right content and unique set of tools curated specifically for your course, all in an interface designed to improve workflow and save time when planning lessons and course structure. The control to build and personalize your course is all yours, focusing on the most relevant material while also lowering costs for your students. Easily integrate your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pulling from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Googledocs, and more. Stay connected and informed in your course through real-time student tracking that provides the opportunity to adjust the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course.

Help your students become practitioners of their own learning with MindTap for Counseling and Social Work!

Valerie Nash Chang, Indiana University, Emeritus

Valerie Nash Chang, Ph.D., LCSW, LFMT, TSTA, is Emeritus Professor at Indiana University School of Social Work. An experienced professional as well as a respected educator, Dr. Chang has worked as clinician, supervisor, consultant, and trainer. She has been recognized with numerous awards for teaching excellence, including the Helen Lees Teaching Award, Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching, Teaching Excellence Recognition Award, Indiana University President's Award for Teaching Excellence, and Indiana University Trustee Teaching Award. Dr. Chang is the author of several books and has published many articles. She is a frequent presenter at national and international conferences, where she offers expertise based on more than 40 years of working with individuals, couples, and families and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses.

Carol L. Decker, Indiana University

Carol L. Decker, Ph.D., MSW, MS, is a retired associate faculty member at Indiana University School of Social Work and an assistant research scientist at Indiana University School of Nursing. Her background includes experience in both education and medical social work practice. Her work focuses on intervention programs for cancer survivors of all ages and their families. She has published several journal articles and presented her work at national conferences.

Sheryn T. Scott, Azusa Pacific University

Sheryn T. Scott, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Marriage and Family Therapist, is Associate Professor at Azusa Pacific University. Dr. Scott serves as the Chair of the Department of Graduate Psychology and is the former Director of Clinical Training. In addition to her experience as an educator, Dr. Scott draws on more than 35 years of experience as a clinician, supervisor, consultant, and trainer. Her clinical work has focused on counseling those who have experienced interpersonal violence and developing interventions for those who are experiencing relationship difficulties. She is the co-author of another book with Valerie Nash Chang and has presented numerous papers, workshops, and posters at national and international conferences.
  • MindTap helps streamline your workflow with carefully curated content and a unique set of tools saving you valuable time in your course preparations. In addition, automatically grades assignments and quizzes while also providing students with instant feedback on their work.
  • The Message Center app helps you to quickly and easily contact students directly from the MindTap platform. Any message posted in the Message Center is communicated directly to each student enrolled in the course via the communication medium designated by the student.
  • Provide students with organizational and study tools designed to better manage their limited time, allowing them to complete assignments whenever and wherever they are ready to learn.
  • Save students money in their course materials with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor.
  • Track students in real time with the Progress app adjust the course as needed based analytics of interactivity in the course.
  • With the MindTap Mobile App, you can keep your students informed of assignments, course due dates, or any changes to your course while also arming them with on-the-go study tools like flashcards and quizzing.
  • Build and personalize your course by integrating your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Google Docs and more. Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in class within the student view of the Progress App.
  • Engage students with course material specially customized for them by you streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface.
  • StudyHub is one-stop-studying tool that allows you to deliver important information and empowers your students to personalize their experience. Share content from the MindTap Reader and create notes and study guides to help students focus and succeed.
LEARNING PATH:

Why am I here? At the start of each chapter, students complete a short activity written specifically to help them understand how the material they are about to study relates to the overall course goals and their future career in the helping professions. Through polling activities and self-inquiry exercises, students are immediately able to interact with the material in new and interesting ways.

What am I learning? Students complete the chapter reading and then take a brief multiple-choice quiz that allows them to gauge their understanding of the material they have read.

How do I practice what I’ve learned? Each chapter includes activities designed to allow students to practice and apply what they are learning:

Video Activities present students with professional interviews, simulated sessions, and more as they progress through the course. Students are prompted to answer embedded questions as they watch each video to help them connect the video to what they are learning in the text and classroom.

Exercises ask students a series of short-answer questions aimed at getting them to think critically about key concepts discussed within each chapter.

Case studies give students the opportunity to practice and develop the concepts discussed within each chapter.

The video-based simulation activity, Helper Studio, puts students directly in the role of helping professional. Students respond to clients by recording video responses that demonstrate important skills and confidence necessary for success in the profession.

What does this mean to me? Reflection activities ask students to apply the chapter concepts directly to their lives, coursework, current cases, and future careers in the helping professions.
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Each MindTap product offers the full, mobile-ready textbook combined with superior and proven learning tools at one affordable price. Students who purchase digital access can add a print option at any time when a print option is available for their course.

This Cengage solution can be seamlessly integrated into most Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and more) but does require a different ISBN for access codes. Please work with your Cengage Learning Consultant to ensure the proper course set up and ordering information. For additional information, please visit the LMS Integration site.

Standalone Digital Access — Ultimate Value

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  • ISBN-10: 1337280097
  • ISBN-13: 9781337280099
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  • RETAIL $100.00

Digital Access + Print — Flexible Value

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  • ISBN-10: 1337536741
  • ISBN-13: 9781337536745
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  • ISBN-13: 9781337536707
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MindTap Instructors Speak on Personalization - Diane

Instructor Diane Carter from the University of Idaho talks about how MindTap helps her personalize her course.

"MindTap's greatest strengths are the progress tracking and the ability to add [your own] materials that are gradable."

"I'm convinced that the higher course ratings and grades were, in large part, a result of students’ engagement. It was an unmitigated success."

"Almost across the board, students using MindTap improved on the main learning objectives of the class ...I've never seen any results like this."

"MindTap was very useful – it was easy to follow and everything was right there."

"I'm definitely more engaged because of MindTap."

"MindTap puts practice questions in a format that works well for me."

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Online Instructor's Manual

ISBN: 9781337280068
This detailed manual provides sample syllabi, course guidelines, in-class exercises, and chapter objectives to assist instructors in teaching the course.

Online Test Bank

ISBN: 9781337287869
Organize your course and capture your students' attention with the resources found in the Test Bank, including multiple-choice, true/false, short-answer, and essay questions -- most with answers and page references for each chapter of the text.

Online PowerPoint®

ISBN: 9781337287852
These vibrant Microsoft® PowerPoint® lecture slides for each chapter assist you with your lecture by providing concept coverage using images, figures, and tables directly from the textbook.