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Lowery, Christine T.

Overview
Works: 4 works in 25 publications in 1 language and 615 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Academic theses  Abstracts 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
Classifications: HV40, 361.3
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Most widely held works by Christine T Lowery
The foundations of social work practice : a graduate text by Mark A Mattaini( Book )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This fourth edition of the Foundations of Social Work Practice is the best current scholarship that challenges the conventional wisdom of social work practice across all system levels individual, family, group, organization, and community. The framework for this edition offers a coherent approach to integrating four critical perspectives on practice: ecosystems, social justice and human rights, evidence-based practice, and shared power. These perspectives are interwoven throughout the text and offer a teaching strategy on how to achieve the integration of perspectives. Foundations of Social Work Practice is written at a level that adequately challenges graduate students and fosters their intellectual development from the very beginnings of their graduate experience. The editors intent is to promote the concept that although many social work practice functions can be performed effectively by paraprofessionals and bachelors-level staff, the primary function of the graduate-level social worker is not so much to simply act as to think to understand the perplexing intricacies of each clients unique dilemma and to develop interventive strategies that are based on that understanding. SPECIAL FEATURES: * Organized into two major sections: Foundation Knowledge and Foundations of Social Work Practice * Builds a bridge between social policy and social work practice * Emphasizes the use of appropriate practices especially when working with at-risk communities * Includes three appendices: NASW Code of Ethics, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and a refined set of skills exercises."--Amazon.com
Life histories : addiction and recovery of six Native American women by Christine T Lowery( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foundations of social work practice : a graduate text( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[This book] is ideal for the first year of graduate social work education. [It] offers everything an instructor needs to teach a methods course. It is a ... mix of theory, practice methods, and soical work values, and provides important knowledge and skills for social justice and cultural competence. The book is filled with practice examples and exercises. Providing a thorough examination of working with individuals, families, and communities, this ... book is written in a ... descriptive way that graduate students will appreciate.-Back cover
Voices of first nations people : human services considerations( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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