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Cases in Macro Social Work Practice, 3rd Edition

By David P. Fauri, Stephen P. Wernet, F. Ellen Netting

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Apr 11, 2007

Description

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 Social Work Macro Practice at a special discount.

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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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