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Social Work Macro Practice, 5th Edition

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

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 6, 2011

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Description

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.

 

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  • 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. MySocialWorkLab adds value with core competency videos and hundreds of competency-based questions.
  • Support Instructors — Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank, Computerized Test Bank (MyTest), Blackboard Test Item File, MySocialWorkLab with Pearson eText, and PowerPoint presentations are included in the outstanding supplements package.

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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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