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CSW includes issues of sexual orientation, Evidence-based Practice (EBP), models of integrating faith and practice, as well as an enhanced section on the role of Christianity in social welfare history.
This book is practical. Some classroom components are more applicable in Christian colleges and universities, but can contribute to the overall framework of thinking about the vocation of a Christian social worker.
This insightful work answers essential questions in family therapy by exploring the ethical use of religion and spirituality in the clinical context. Its justice-informed framework explores how to employ the spiritual as a source of resilience and empowerment as well as counter harmful spiritual and religious influences in situations that cause families and couples stress, particularly relating to gender, sexuality, race, culture, and identity.
Why I am a social worker' describes the rich diversity and nature of the profession of social work through the 25 stories of daily lives and professional journeys chosen to represent the different people, groups and human situations where social workers serve. Many social workers of faith express that they feel 'called' to help people--sometimes a specific population of people such as abused children or people who live in poverty.
Long before the followers of Jesus declared him to be the Son of God, Jesus taught his followers that they too were the children of God. This ancient creed, now all but forgotten, is recorded still within the folds of a letter of Paul the Apostle.
Focuses on spirituality and religious belief of clients within health and human service professions. Addresses the challenge of understanding the client's perspective, when it involves religious traditions unfamiliar to the practitioner.
The Newer Deal calls religious-based organizations and social work-social service community to put aside differences and forge a "limited partnership" to provide social and welfare services. Authors discuss different religious-based social services and draw on examples and research to show how the religious community's role in providing social services is stronger than ever.