About the Contributors.
1. International Social Work Education and Practice (Dennis D. Long).
2. Perspectives on the Relevance of Examples of International Practice and Policy (Dennis D. Long).
3. Ethical Principles and Processes (Carolyn J. Tice).
4. Portugal: An International Field Education Experience (Carolyn J. Tice).
5. Mongolia: A Focus on Community Practice (Carolyn J. Tice).
6. South Africa: Conducting Research with a Population at Risk (Ann Dinan).
7. Costa Rica: A Cultural Study Tour (Lisa E. Cox).
8. An Appalachian Example: Issues of Social and Economic Justice (Susan Kiss Sarnoff).
9. Malawi and AIDS: Examining Diversity and Populations at Risk (Diana Rowan).
10. Peru: A Focus on Individual Practice (Blanca M. Ramos, Mery L. Botton, and Gary A. Wright).
11. Lessons Learned from International Practice and Policy (Dennis D. Long and Carolyn J. Tice).
- Engaging examples of social work practice and policy appear in each chapter and are contributed by professionals who have personally visited or worked in agencies within a wide range of corresponding countries such as Peru, Mongolia, Portugal, Malawi, Costa Rica, and South Africa.
- Chapters follow a consistent structure that, in addition to offering real-life examples, delve into theoretical underpinnings, ethical dilemmas, practice and policy concerns, and strategies for promoting social and economic justice.
- Chapters include group activities, web links and critical thinking questions.
- Reflects CSWE's required foundation content.