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Title Spirituality and social work : select Canadian readings / edited by John Coates, John R. Graham, and Barbara Swartzentruber ; with Brian Ouellette
Published Toronto : Canadian Scholars' Press, 2007


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Description xvi, 356 pages ; 23 cm
Contents History. Introduction / John R. Graham -- Spirituality as a guiding construct in the development of Canadian social work : past and present considerations / John R. Graham, Diana Coholic, and John Coates -- The Haven, 1878-1930 : a Toronto charity's transition from a religious to a professional social work ethos / John R. Graham -- The social gospel / Richard Allen -- Excerpts from The values of life / E.J. Urwick -- Moral and spiritual values in social work / Rev. Shaun Govenlock -- Spirituality in social work practice. Introduction / Brian Ouellette --Exploring the spiritual dimension of social work / Michael McKernan -- The helpfulness of spiritually influenced group work in developing self-awareness and self-esteem : a preliminary investigation / Diana Coholic -- Listening to our stillness : giving voice to our spirituality (spirituality and clinical practice) / Wanda Wagler-Martin -- Reframing spirituality, reconceptualizing change : possibilities for critical social work / Michèle Butot -- Feminist community organizing : the spectre of the sacred and the secular / Sarah Todd -- Engaging with spirituality : a qualitative study of grief and HIV/AIDS / Susan Cadell, Linda Janzen, and Dennis J. Haubrich -- Circles of resistance : spirituality and transformative change in social work education and practice / Cindy Baskin -- Spirituality and emerging areas of practice. Introduction / John Coates -- From ecology to spirituality and social justice / John Coates -- Profound connections between person and place : exploring location, spirituality, and social work / Michael Kim Zapf -- Spirituality, stress, and work / Rick Csiernik and David W. Adams -- Diversity and faith traditions. Introduction / Barbara Swartzentruber -- Making circles : renewing First Nations ways of helping / Gord Gruyere -- Communities in cooperation : human services work with Old Order Mennonites / Linda Snyder and Sarah Bowman -- Black churches in Canada : vehicles for fostering community development in African-Canadian communities : a historical analysis / David Este -- Islamic theology and prayer : relevance for social work practice / Alean Al-Krenawi and John R. Graham -- Conclusion / Barbara Swartzentruber
Notes Limited edition of 750 copies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Social service -- Canada -- Religious aspects.
Social service -- Religious aspects.
Spiritual life.
Author Graham, John R. (John Russell), 1964-
Coates, John, 1948-
Swartzentruber, Barbara, 1960-
Ouellette, Brian, 1951-2005.
ISBN 9781551303291 paperback
1551303299 paperback