From Oppression to Inclusion: Social Workers Advancing Change features culturally affirming material to help readers develop awareness of multicultural and intersectional voices, and promotes the practices of collaboration and capacity-building with community members to advance change. The book contains several pedagogical features to facilitate learning and improve the student experience.
Chapter Overviews, Learning Objectives, and Benchmarks at the beginning of each chapter set the stage for learning and prepare students to engage with new concepts and ideas.
Student Scenarios provide readers with hypthetical, real-world scenarios that encourage critical thinking, reflection, and connection to the material presented throughout the text.
Case Scenarios and Critical Thinking Boxes promote personal assessment and collaboration while facilitating further discussion and inquiry of content.
Critical Thinking Questions and Case Scenario Group Discussion Prompts at the end of each chapter engage students, encourage further thought and consideration of key material, and promote a more personal connection with the text.
The book was created with the new EPAS standards in mind and fully aligns with areas that are needed to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
An informational table included in the first chapter outlines CSWE competencies and related chapters for reference. Additionally, EPAS Standards and Code of Ethics are identified and reinforced at the end of each chapter.