Acknowledged author Karen K. Kirst-Ashman wrote Empowerment Series: Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment comprising 800 pages back in 2015. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 130510191X and 9781305101913. Since then Empowerment Series: Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment textbook received total rating of 4.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $66.51 or rent at the marketplace.
Zastrow and Kirst-Ashman's UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT, 10th Edition looks at the lifespan through the lens of social work theory and practice, covering human development and behavior theories within the context of family, organizational, and community systems. Using a chronological lifespan approach, the book presents separate chapters on biological, psychological, and social impacts at the different lifespan stages with an emphasis on strengths and empowerment. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, this edition is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the current Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).