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Spiritual Diversity in Social Work Practice: The Heart of Helping
Many of the people served by social workers draw upon spirituality, by whatever names they call it, to help them thrive, to succeed at challenges, and to infuse their resources and relationships with meaning beyond mere survival value. This revised and expanded edition of a classic provides a comprehensive framework of values, knowledge, skills, and evidence for ...more
Hardcover, 449 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published August 3rd 1999)
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I think I have to write this book myself. While I love knowing and reading about the vocation of social work (something that represents my foray into the field), the authors of this book needlessly complicate religion and spirituality. Though the methods introduced in this book are good, there are simpler ways to both integrate spirituality & religion into social work practice and to explain that integration.