The highly acclaimed SOCIAL WORK DICTIONARY gains even more distinction with its new, updated third edition. The latest release of this NASW Press best-seller provides 5,000 succinct, comprehensive definitions. There are nearly 1,500 new listings, including updated names of government agencies, disorders covered in DSM-IV & terms from the PERSON-IN-ENVIRONMENT MANUAL (available from the NASW Press). There is also updated & significantly increased content on cultural sensitivity. Reflecting the breadth & diversity of social work practice, THE SOCIAL WORK DICTIONARY defines terms used in social work administration, research, policy development, planning, human development, macro & micro social work & fields & methods of practice. Entries cover organizations, concepts, values, legislation, trends & historical events & individuals relevant to social work & human services, making it a handy text for seasoned professionals as well as an unsurpassed reference tool for social work students, other human services professionals & people in related disciplines. By Robert L. Baker.Robert L. Barker is the author of 'The Social Work Dictionary' with ISBN 9780871012531 and ISBN 0871012537.