Human Behavior and the Social Environment

Human Behavior and the Social Environment: Social Systems Theory by Orren Dale & Rebecca Smith pdf

This, the seventh edition of Human Behavior and the Social Environment : Social Systems Theory, marks the continuing development of ideas on social systems theory as a foundation to generalist practice.

In this book, we discuss the importance of environmental influences on the behavior of systems.

This edition is organized around the new professional competencies mandated by the Council on Social Work Education.


1. Introduction
2. The Foundations for Social Systems Theory
3. Social Systems and Social Work
4. Social Systems and Social Roles
5. Psychodynamic Theories
6. Psychosocial Theory: A Social Systems Perspective
7. Behavioral Learning Theories
8. Cognitive and Humanistic Theories
9. Family Theories
10. Group Theories
11. Organizational Theories
12. The Community
13. Theories Applied to Addiction
14. Theories Applied to Violence
15. Theories on Social Systems, Social Capital, and Diversity

Language: English
Format: PDF
Pages: 456

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