Social Work Macro Practice / Edition 4

Social Work Macro Practice / Edition 4

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

ISBN-10: 0205496075

ISBN-13: 9780205496075

Pub. Date: 07/11/2007

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Social Work Macro Practice focuses on work with organizations and communities, including planned change approaches and implementation.

This new edition of Social Work Macro Practice has been updated and revised to make it an even stronger and more user-friendly text. The authors have designed the book to mesh well with a variety

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Social Work Macro Practice focuses on work with organizations and communities, including planned change approaches and implementation.

This new edition of Social Work Macro Practice has been updated and revised to make it an even stronger and more user-friendly text. The authors have designed the book to mesh well with a variety of contemporary policy texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205496075
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
07/11/2007
Series:
Pearson Custom Social Work Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

All chapters include "Summary," "References," and "Suggested Readings."

I.VALUES AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES.

1.An Introduction to Macro Practice in Social Work.

2.The Historical Roots of Macro Practice.

3.Understanding the Problem and the Target Population.

II.THE COMMUNITY AS THE ARENA OF CHANGE.

4.Understanding Communities.

5.Understanding and Analyzing Community Strengths and Problems.

6.Understanding a Community Human Service System.

III.THE ORGANIZATION AS THE ARENA OF CHANGE.

7.Understanding Organizations.

8.Analyzing Human Service Organizations.

IV.CHANGING MACRO SYSTEMS.

9.Developing an Intervention Strategy.

10.Selecting Appropriate Tactics.

Appendix A: Framework for Selecting Appropriate Tactics.

Appendix B: Case Example, Jackson County Foster Care.

Index.

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