So You Want to Be a Social Worker: A Primer for the Christian Student has proven itself to be an invaluable resource for both students and practitioners who are concerned about the responsible integration of their Christian faith and competent ethical professional practice. This monograph is a thoughtful clear and brief distillation of practice wisdom and responsible guidelines regarding perennial questions which arise when we take both our Christian faith and our professional social work practice seriously. Dr. Keith-Lucas concisely address issues such as the nature of our roles our ethical and spiritual responsibilities the fallacy of imposition of values the problem of sin and the need for both courage and humility. So You Want to Be a Social Worker: A Primer for the Christian Student was originally prepared with students in mind both those in Christian colleges and those in secular colleges and universities and it has been adopted as an important supplemental text in many accredited social work programs in Christian colleges. However the book has been discovered and appreciated by many Christian social work practitioners while they are in the field facing the issues addressed in the book every day.