Social Work Macro Practice / Edition 5 by F. Ellen Netting, Peter M. Kettner, Steve L. McMurtry, M. Lori Thomas | | 9780205838783 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Social Work Macro Practice / Edition 5

Social Work Macro Practice / Edition 5

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by F. Ellen Netting, Peter M. Kettner, Steve L. McMurtry, M. Lori Thomas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205838782

ISBN-13: 9780205838783

Pub. Date: 07/20/2011

Publisher: Pearson

Explores working with organizations and communities with a unique macro practice model focusing on making changes within diverse communities and organizations.

This book is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series. This series helps students understand and master CSWE’s core competencies with a variety of

Overview

Explores working with organizations and communities with a unique macro practice model focusing on making changes within diverse communities and organizations.

This book is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series. This series helps students understand and master CSWE’s core competencies with a variety of pedagogy highlighted competency content and critical thinking questions for the competencies throughout.

The book focuses on work with organizations and communities, including planned change approaches and implementation.

Teaching & Learning Experience

  • Improve Critical Thinking – The entire text takes students from conceptual understanding to practicalities of implementation.
  • Engage Students – A blend of historical ideologies with contemporary trends allows students to explore the development of social work practices.
  • Explore Current Issues – The new edition includes up-to-date information on values and ethical dilemmas and community and organization analysis.
  • Apply CSWE Core Competencies – Integrates the 2008 CSWE EPAS throughout – highlights competencies and practice behaviors and includes expensive pedagogy.
  • Support Instructors – Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank, Computerized Test Bank (MyTest), Blackboard Test Item File, and PowerPoint presentations are included in the outstanding supplements package.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205838783
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/20/2011
Series:
Connecting Core Competencies Series
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
161,319
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

IN THIS SECTION:
1.) BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS
2.) FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS


BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Chapter 1: An Introduction to Macro Practice in Social Work
Chapter 2: The Historical Roots of Macro Practice
Chapter 3: Understanding Community and Organizational Problems
Chapter 4: Understanding Populations
Chapter 5: Understanding Communities
Chapter 6: Assessing Communities
Chapter 7: Understanding Organizations
Chapter 8: Assessing Human Service Organizations
Chapter 9: Building Support for the Proposed Change
Chapter 10: Selecting Appropriate Strategies and Tactics
Chapter 11: Planning, Implementing, Monitoring, and Evaluating the Intervention


FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS:


Chapter 1: An Introduction to Macro Practice in Social Work
Macro Practice in Context
What Is Macro Practice?
The Foundation of Macro Practice
Three Case Examples
Surviving the Dilemmas
Professional Identity
Summary

Chapter 2: The Historical Roots of Macro Practice
Trends Underlying the Emergence of Social Work Roles
Community Organization and Social Reform
The Organizational Context of Social Work
Contemporary Trends
The Importance of Change
Summary

Chapter 3: Understanding Community and Organizational Problems
What Is Social Work Practice?
Guidelines for Planning Change
Understanding Problems and Opportunities
Summary
Appendix: Framework for Understanding Community and Organizational Problems

Chapter 4: Understanding Populations
Selecting and Studying a Population
Understanding Problems and Populations
Summary
Appendix: Framework for Understanding the Target Population

Chapter 5: Understanding Communities
Introduction
Community Functions
Systems Theory
Human or Population Ecology Theory
Human Behavior Theories
Theories about Power, Politics, and Change
Contemporary Perspectives
Community Practice Models
Summary

Chapter 6: Assessing Communities
Introduction
Two Community Vignettes
Framework for Community Assessment
Summary
Appendix: Framework for Assessing Community

Chapter 7: Understanding Organizations
Introduction
Bureaucracy and Organizational Structure Management Theories
Organizational Goals and the Natural-System Perspective
Decision Making
Organizations as Open Systems
Contemporary Perspectives
Summary

Chapter 8: Assessing Human Service Organizations
Introduction
Two Vignettes of Human Service Organizations
Framework for Organizational Assessment
Summary
Appendix: Framework for Assessing a Human Service Organization

Chapter 9: Building Support for the Proposed Change
Designing the Intervention
Building Support
Selecting an Approach to Change
Summary
Appendix: Framework for Developing an Intervention

Chapter 10: Selecting Appropriate Strategies and Tactics
Assessing the Political and Economic Context
Selecting Strategies and Tactics
Summary
Appendix: Framework for Selecting Appropriate Tactics

Chapter 11: Planning, Implementing, Monitoring, and Evaluating the Intervention
Planning the Details of the Intervention
Intervention Planning
Developing Objectives for the Intervention
Implementing and Monitoring the Plan
Summary

Appendix – Part 1: Framework for Planning, Implementing, Monitoring, and Evaluating the Intervention
Appendix –Part 2: Case Example: Jackson County Foster Care

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