Cases in Macro Social Work Practice / Edition 3

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The Third Edition of Cases in Macro Social Work Practice provides relevant, contemporary, macro practice case scenarios that reflect practice dilemmas and challenges typically experienced by social workers in organizational, community, and policy practice areas.

It emphasizes the change process in both domestic and international settings by using a theoretical and practice perspective, and follows the outline of the Fourth Edition of Social Work Macro Practice--written by F. Ellen Netting, Peter Kettner, and Steven McMurtry.

Please Note: Cases in Macro Social Work Practice may be value-packaged with S ocial Work Macro Practice at a special discount.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205498475
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 4/25/2007
  • Series: Pearson Custom Social Work Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors

About the Contributors

PART I Introduction

Using the Case Method in the Classroom

The Case Method: An Introduction

Conceptual Background:The Case Method in Education for the Professions

Using Cases as Learning Tools

Theories, Concepts, and Practice Applications: Selecting Cases in This Book According to Themes

PART II Understanding Problems and Populations

1 Lee and the Amazing Multifaceted Community Needs Assessment


by Marsha A. Marley, Mary E. Rogge, and Robin L. Ersing

2 Hate Crimes Legislation: Legislative Advocacy for the GLBT Community


by D. Veronica Creech, Stephen P.Wernet, and Jeff Wunrow

3 The Underground Advocates: Legislative Advocacy for and with Service Users with Disabilities


by Stephen French Gilson

4 The Guatemalan Stove Project


by Melissa L. Abell

PART III The Community as the Arena of Change

5 The Reverend and Me: Faith Communities and Public Welfare


byRobert Wineburg

6 Riverton: Envisioning a Sustainable Community


by Jonathan Scherch

7 The Native Hawaiian Children’s Center: Changing Methods from Casework to Community Practice


by Elizabeth A. Mulroy and Jon K. Matsuoka

8 Lindblom County:How Diversity Influenced Philanthropic Sufficiency


by Roger A. Lohmann

PART IV The Organization as the Arena of Change

9 Growing Hope: Strategic Planning and Organizational Change


by Alan Erdman and Stephen P.Wernet

10 The Women’s Co-op:The Clash of Two Organizational Cultures


by Cheryl A. Hyde

11 When Community Mental Health Meets Public Managed Care


by Diane Vinokur-Kaplan and Patricia Miller

12 Recognizing the Realities: Managing Biculturally


by Dwight Jackson and Stephen P.Wernet

PART V Changing Macro Systems

13 The Coffee Break: Supervisor—Employee Relationships at Risk


byDavid P. Fauri

14 KingsHaven and YOU: Managing Volunteers


byNancy Macduff and F. Ellen Netting

15 Carol’s Value Dilemmas: Implementing Public Services for Disabled Elders


by Sharon M. Keigher

16 Organizing in Jacinto: Getting In and Getting Started


byMary Katherine O’Connor


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