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.
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Table of Contents
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
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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