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As Spirituality in Social Work: New Directions shows you, there has been an increase of interest among social workers concerning spiritual matters. In response to this collective interest, Edward Canda and several other members of the Society for Spirituality and Social Work have compiled a thorough and timely compendium of social work research, theory, and practice. Their book will guide you in your efforts to meet the needs of your families and clients while still remaining educated and respectful of the many religous and nonreligious views different people have.In Spirituality in Social Work, you'll get an update on the current state of spirituality, social work scholarship, and education. From there, you'll move on to current appraisals of the many specialized ways social work educators are teaching spirituality in MSW programs, and you'll ultimately come full circle to a fuller understanding of the many ways social work and spirituality complement and inform each other in the classroom as well as in the field of practice. Most importantly, you'll get specific guidance on these topics: how to enhance the intuition of social workerswhen to apply the Transegoic model to a dying adolescentwhere to engage in conceptions of spirituality in social work literaturewhat Taoist insights can do to enhance social work practicehow social work can prosper in future efforts to link spirituality and social workIn many ways, Spirituality in Social Work is a spiritual awakening in its own right--for social workers, for individuals, and for communities at large. The demand for social work practitioners, educators, and community officials to be cross-trained in spirituality and social work is on the rise. So, if you're struggling to find new ways to deal with the ever-increasing and ever-diversifying demand for spiritual training in your particular social work setting, pick up this insightful edition and find new hope and direction in the many different ways that social work and spirituality can work together for you.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.5" Height: 9" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Jun 11, 1998
ISBN 0789005158 ISBN13 9780789005151
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More About Edward R. Canda
Canda, Associate Professor of Social Welfare at the Univeristy of Kansas and founder of the Society for Spirituality and Social Work, has written widely on spirituality and social work.
Edward R. Canda currently resides in Lawrence, in the state of Kansas. Edward R. Canda has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Kansas.
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Spirituality in Social Work: New Directions Jan 22, 2000
This book was a special issue of Social Thought: Journal of Religion in the Social Services, which is the journal associated with the Society for Spirituality and Social Work. Edward Canda, the founder of the Society, is the foremost writer in the field, and has edited this book, which includes chapters by other top scholars in the field of spirituality and social work. The content includes cutting edge theory, research, ethical and practice issues, and is essential reading for any social work practitioner, educator, or student.