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Social Work Fields of Practice: Historical Trends, Professional Issues, and Future Opportunities 
Ed. by Catherine N. Dulmus, PhD, Karen M. Sowers, PhD
412 pgs; $50

Written by a team of experts in their respective specialties, Social Work Fields of Practicefeatures a comprehensive overview of contemporary social work practice, discussing historical trends and demographics, professional issues, ethics, and diversity for each practice area. Both traditional areas and new fields are considered from various perspectives, including the clinical, ethical, cultural, legal, theoretical, and technological.

Addressing the Council on Social Work Education's required competencies for accreditation, Social Work Fields of Practice contains pedagogical features such as Key Terms, Review Questions for Critical Thinking, and Online Resources. It covers the following:

• child welfare;
• family-centered practice;
• school social work;
• substance abuse;
• mental health;
• social work disability practice;
• gerontological social work;
• forensic social work;
• veterinary social work;
• military social work;
• international social work; and
• social work practice with immigrant and indigenous populations.