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Social Work Macro Practice (Connecting Core Competencies)

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Author: Netting, F. Ellen

Brand: Pearson

Edition: 6

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 432

Release Date: 03-01-2016

Details: Product Description   Provides a thoroughly up-to-date look at the field of social work using a unique macro practice model focused on making changes within diverse communities and organizations.   KEY TOPICS: Macro practice, community theories, organizational theories, diverse and oppressed populations, target populations, assessing communities, assessing organizations, approaches to change, strategies and tactics, planning change, implementing change, monitoring and evaluating change, Authentic engagement, capabilities perspective, capacity building, change, change agent, client-centered models, coalition building, collaboration, community engagement, community development community organization, community practice cultural competency, cultural humility, diversity, empowerment, ethics, evaluation, evidence-based and evidence-guided practice, framing theory, groups, human service organizations, implementation, intersectionality, logic model, meaningful participation, monitoring, organizational culture, outcomes, policy, power, practice approaches, practice arenas, professional identity, programs, projects, tactics, theory, social action, social justice, strategic planning, strategy, strengths perspective, systems theory, target populations, values, voluntary action   MARKET: Current and future social workers From the Back Cover A thoroughly up-to-date look at the field of social work using a unique macro practice model focused on making changes within diverse communities and organizations. This book approaches the field of social work recognizing that all social workers must be able to engage, assess, and intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. It focuses on enabling social work practitioners to undertake whatever types of macro-level interventions are needed in an informed, analytical manner, confident that they can do a competent job and achieve positive results.   Invigorate learning with the Enhanced Pearson eTextThe Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content with the following multimedia features: Embedded videos. Enrich students’ experience with the text through dynamic videos that illustrate historical and current topics and issues in social work macro practice. Check Your Understanding Quizzes. Embedded assessments with feedback, including multiple-choice assessments at the end of each major heading, allow students to continually assess their understanding of chapter content and Learning Outcomes. Chapter Review Quizzes. Multiple-choice, Assess Your Competence quizzes at the end of each chapter help students check their understanding and provide feedback. About the Author F. Ellen Netting is Professor Emerita in Social Work and the former Samuel S. Wurtzel Endowed Chair at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) where she taught for 19 years, having previously taught 10 years at Arizona State University. Her practice experience includes directing a county office on aging, directing a foster grandparent program, serving as the trainer and program evaluator for a 16 county area agency on aging, and consulting with numerous local and state health and human service organizations. She received her B.A. from Duke University, her M.S.S.W. from The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and her Ph.D. from The University of Chicago. She is the co-author of eight, and co-editor of four books, and has published over 30 book chapters and 175 refereed journal articles. Co-authored books include a trilogy with O’Connor published by Wiley: Analyzing Social Policy (2011), Organization Practice (2009), and Comparative Approaches to Program Planning (2008). In her retirement, she continues her writing and provides community service to state, regional, and local agencies that plan for and deliver services to older adults.   Peter M. Kettner is Professor Emeritus at Arizona State University School of Soc

Package Dimensions: 9.9 x 8.3 x 0.9 inches

Languages: English