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Generalist Social Work Practice

Second Edition


April 2023 | 616 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Generalist Social Work Practice provides students with the foundational skills and knowledge needed to serve clients across micro, mezzo and macro areas of practice. Author Janice Gasker engages students through evidence-based pedagogy that includes case studies, self-reflection opportunities, sample dialog, application and reinforcement of concepts, and an abundance of critical thinking sections, including profession practice standards such as the 2018 NASW Code of Ethics and 2022 EPAS. Updates to the Second Edition include an emphasis on Critical Race Theory, greater coverage of issues related to race and intersectionality, and a new section on institutional racism in social work. The new edition further includes an infusion of concepts related to ADEI and the addition of the PREPARE and IMAGINE models.

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PART I Conceptual Foundations
 
1 Introduction to Generalist Social Work
 
2 The Generalist Intervention Model in Practice
 
3 Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Ethical Practice
 
Part II The Planned Change Process
 
4 Self-Reflection
 
5 Engagement
 
6 Assessment
 
7 Planning
 
8 Implementation
 
9 Evaluation, Termination, and Follow-Up
 
Part III Practice Across Systems
 
10 Roles and Skills in Work With Individuals
 
11 Roles and Skills in Work With Families
 
12 Roles and Skills in Work With Groups
 
13 Roles and Skills in Work With Organizations
 
14 Roles and Skills in Work With Communities
 
Part IV Complementary Competencies
 
15 Case Management, Technology, and Documentation

A great textbook! It has the depth for a graduate generalist course as well as the practicalities for undergraduate students. The addition of ADEI material is right on the money.

John Vafeas
Social Work Dept, Kutztown University
February 22, 2024

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