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The Call to Social Work

2nd Edition

Life Stories

Craig Winston LeCroy
eISBN-13: 9781483342276

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A window into the life of a social worker

The Call to Social Work, Second Edition is a presentation of narrative descriptions about the work and life of a wide variety of contemporary social workers. The book provides an in-depth understanding of why people choose social work, how they garner meaning from their work, and what they struggle with as they provide needed services. Additionally, it presents more information about the everyday practice of social work, both the challenges and the joys. Instructors who use this book in their courses will be able to contrast their ideals of practice with the realities captured in each life story, while students who read the book will be able to think about whether each story represents good practice, or what principles they would adhere to based on their understanding of social work.

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ISBNs 9781412987936, 9781412987936, 9781412987936, 9781483342276, 9781483341606, 1483342271
Language English
Number of Pages 160
Edition 2nd