Mindfulness and Social Work by Steven S. HickMindfulness and Social Work by Steven S. Hick

Mindfulness and Social Work

EditorSteven S. Hick

Paperback | June 15, 2009

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For the first time ever, a book has been written tying mindfulness techniques to social work practice. Editor Steven Hick has compiled this collection of essays to provide a model for the use of mindfulness in social work practice with individuals, families, groups, and communities. Focused onboth mindfulness interventions and the development of mindfulness within the practitioner, this book contains exercises for use by social workers themselves or with clients.

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Steven S. Hick (PhD, University of Toronto; MA, Carleton University) is associate professor at the School of Social Work, Carleton University, in Ottawa, Canada. He is a writer, teacher, human rights advocate, and researcher. He teaches in the area of mindfulness, human rights practice, social worker formation, and community developmen...
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Title:Mindfulness and Social WorkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.51 inPublished:June 15, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190616245

ISBN - 13:9780190616243

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"This book discusses mindfulness practice not only in relation to our personal lives and all levels of professional practice, but also to see the value of mindfulness discussed in relation to social change, social activism, and environmental action. The exercises, examples from practice, anddiversity of practice applications will make this book a valuable asset for anyone wishing to include mindfulness in a course curriculum." --John Coates, St. Thomas University