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MindTap Social Work for Empowerment Series: The Skills of Helping Individuals, Families, Groups, and Communities 8th Edition

Lawrence Shulman

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MINDTAP® SOCIAL WORK FOR SHULMAN'S EMPOWERMENT SERIES: THE SKILLS OF HELPING INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, GROUPS, AND COMMUNITIES, 8th Edition is a personalized teaching experience with relevant assignments that guide students to analyze, apply, and improve thinking, allowing you to measure skills and outcomes with ease. MindTap for Social Work provides a unique digital experience that combines all activities and assessments in an easy to use and flexible experience that engages, elevates thinking and promotes conceptual understanding. A seamless intersect of text content and interactive activities helps students master course objectives and prepare for social work practice. A valuable combination of quality text material paired with engaging activities prepares students to master course objectives and begin to prepare for licensure and practice. Activities are developed around helping students master skills and core concepts via case studies, videos, self-assessments, discussion, and quizzes.

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Lawrence Shulman, State University of New York, Buffalo

Lawrence Shulman is a professor, as well as a former dean, in the School of Social Work at the State University of New York, Buffalo campus. A social work practitioner educator for more than 40 years, he has done extensive research on the core helping skills in social work practice, supervision, and child welfare and school violence. Dr. Shulman has published numerous articles and monographs on direct practice and is the author or coeditor of nine books. He also was the coeditor of the JOURNAL OF CLINICAL SUPERVISION and serves on five other editorial boards. In addition, Dr. Shulman is the cofounder and cochair of the International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and the Haworth Press. Recognized for his dedication to excellence in scholarship and research, pedagogy and curriculum development, and organizational leadership, Dr. Shulman is a recipient of the 2014 Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award, awarded by the Council of Social Work Education.
  • 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.
  • Videos created by social work professionals and instructors show application of social work skills and help prepare students to be empowered, responsive practitioners.
  • Create a unique learning path of relevant readings, multimedia and activities that move students up the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension to analysis, application and critical thinking.
  • Integrate 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.
  • Use powerful analytics and reports that provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement and completion.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in class.
  • Help students stay organized and efficient with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor.
  • Automatically grade assignments and quizzes.
  • Questia integrates a comprehensive online library of top peer-reviewed sources, as well as assignable student tutorials on proper research techniques.
PART I: A MODEL OF THE HELPING PROCESS.
1. An Interactional Approach to Helping.
2. Oppression Psychology, Resilience, and Social Work Practice.
PART II: SOCIAL WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS.
3. The Preliminary Phase of Work.
4. Beginnings and the Contracting Skills.
5. Skills in the Work Phase.
6. Endings and Transitions.
PART III: SOCIAL WORK WITH FAMILIES.
7. The Preliminary and Beginning Phases in Family Practice.
8. The Middle and Ending Phases in Family Practice.
9. Variations in Family Practice.
PART IV: SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS.
10. The Preliminary Phase in Group Practice: The Group as a Mutual-Aid System.
11. The Beginning Phase With Groups.
12. The Middle Phase of Group Work.
13. Working With the Individual and the Group.
14. Endings and Transitions With Groups.
PART V: MACRO SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE: IMPACTING THE AGENCY/SETTING, THE COMMUNITY, AND EFFECTING SOCIAL CHANGE.
15. Professional Impact and Helping Clients Negotiate the System.
16. Social Work Practice in the Community—Philosophy, Models, Principles, and Practice.
PART VI: PRACTICE MODELS AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE.
17. Evidence-Based Practice and Additional Social Work Practice Models.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781305652125
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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Online Instructor's Manual

ISBN: 9781305581708
An instructor’s guide to incorporating The Skills of Helping Individuals, Families, Groups, and Communities into a course. Includes an instructor’s video for teaching skills from author Lawrence Shulman.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305577671
Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.