Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Perspectives on Development and the Life Course, 4th Edition (Paperback) book cover

Human Behavior in the Social Environment

Perspectives on Development and the Life Course, 4th Edition

By Anissa Taun Rogers

© 2016 – Routledge

540 pages | 1 Color Illus. | 33 B/W Illus.

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Description

The fourth edition of Human Behavior in the Social Environment takes a life course perspective to give a concise, compact treatment of human behavior. This edition includes the DSM - 5, the 2015 EPAS competencies, and a new chapter that explores the future of social work and some of the emerging issues facing the profession.

The text also comes with a rich companion website that includes support materials and six unique cases that encourage students to learn by doing and to apply their knowledge of human behavior to best practices. Go to www.routledgesw.com to explore the cases and additional resources.

Table of Contents

1 Human Behavior and the Social Work Profession 2 Lenses for Conceptualizing Problems and Interventions: The Person in the Environment 3 Lenses for Conceptualizing Problems and Interventions: Biopsychosocial Dimensions 4 Lenses for Conceptualizing Problems and Interventions: Sociocultural Dimensions 5 Lenses for Conceptualizing Problems and Interventions: Social Change Dimensions 6 Pre-Pregnancy and Prenatal Issues 7 Development in Infancy and Early Childhood 8 Development in Middle Childhood 9 Development in Adolescence 10 Development in Early Adulthood 11 Development in Middle Adulthood 12. Development in Late Adulthood 13. Looking Forward: Challenges and Opportunities for the Social Work Profession

About the Author

Anissa Taun Rogers, PhD, MSW, MA, LCSW, is Professor of Social Work at the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon, where she serves as the Director of the Social Work Program. She teaches courses across the social work curriculum as well as courses on the body, gender, human sexuality, international social work, and suffering and death. She is also registered, with her dog, Sookie, as a pet therapy team, working primarily with older adults and hospice patients.

Before finding her way to social work, Dr. Rogers studied psychology, in which she earned undergraduate and graduate degrees. After receiving her MSW and PhD in social work, Dr. Rogers began her career in undergraduate social work education and clinical practice. In addition to teaching, her main clinical and research interests are gender, sexuality, gerontology, mental health, and end-of-life care.

About the Series

New Directions in Social Work

A Routledge Series
New Directions in Social Work is an innovative, integrated series offering a uniquely distinctive teaching strategy for generalist courses in the social work curriculum, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The series integrates 5 texts with custom websites housing interactive cases, companion readings, and a wealth of resources to enrich the teaching and learning experience. Please visit www.routledgesw.com for more information.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General