Sample Social Work and Human Services Paper on EVALUATING PSYCHOANALYTICAL THEORY

Summarize the assumptions of Freud’s psychoanalytical theory in 2–3 sentences.
Explain whether you believe it is appropriate to apply psychoanalytic theory to women and individuals from racial and ethnic minority groups.

Explain whether you believe psychoanalytic theory is consistent with social work values and social work ethics.

Reference: Turner, F. J. (Ed.). (2017). Social work treatment: Interlocking theoretical approaches (6th ed.). Oxford University Press.

Chapter 25, “The Psychoanalytic System of Ideas” (pp. 398–410)

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