Cases in Macro Social Work Practice / Edition 3

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Overview

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
  • Sales rank: 794,084
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.81 (h) x 0.78 (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

References

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

2 Hate Crimes Legislation: Legislative Advocacy for the GLBT Community

References

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

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

References

by Stephen French Gilson

4 The Guatemalan Stove Project

References

by Melissa L. Abell

PART III The Community as the Arena of Change

5 The Reverend and Me: Faith Communities and Public Welfare

References

byRobert Wineburg

6 Riverton: Envisioning a Sustainable Community

References

by Jonathan Scherch

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

References

by Elizabeth A. Mulroy and Jon K. Matsuoka

8 Lindblom County:How Diversity Influenced Philanthropic Sufficiency

References

by Roger A. Lohmann

PART IV The Organization as the Arena of Change

9 Growing Hope: Strategic Planning and Organizational Change

References

by Alan Erdman and Stephen P.Wernet

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

References

by Cheryl A. Hyde

11 When Community Mental Health Meets Public Managed Care

References

by Diane Vinokur-Kaplan and Patricia Miller

12 Recognizing the Realities: Managing Biculturally

References

by Dwight Jackson and Stephen P.Wernet

PART V Changing Macro Systems

13 The Coffee Break: Supervisor—Employee Relationships at Risk

References

byDavid P. Fauri

14 KingsHaven and YOU: Managing Volunteers

References

byNancy Macduff and F. Ellen Netting

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

References

by Sharon M. Keigher

16 Organizing in Jacinto: Getting In and Getting Started

References

byMary Katherine O’Connor

Index

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