Generalist Practice with Organizations and Communities

Generalist Practice with Organizations and Communities

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Now available in paperback format and thoroughly updated to reflect the latest CSWE ethical standards and current social work literature, this hands-on text offers a practical, user-friendly, and comprehensive introduction to foundation macro practice. Encouraging you to build on their one-on-one (micro) and group (mezzo) communication skills, the authors outline a guided, step-by-step plan for community and organizational change. Two models -- Prepare and Imagine -- form the heart of the book, providing valuable frameworks for effective macro social work practice. A running case study illustrates these models in action. The authors' coverage of such skills as working with the media, using new technological advances, fundraising, grant writing, and working within court settings -- as well as lively vignettes and a wide variety of highlights that include hands-on tips and sample forms -- will further enhance your expertise. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Managed care is another major social and economic force that affects many agenciesa#39; service provision. ... mental health, family services, child welfare, and a wide range of other public social service settings (Corcoran, 1997, p. 191). a€œ Social workers play a variety of roles in managed care systems, including provider, gatekeeper [one who determines who may ... plan pays health care professionals for each specific service they perform, such as a surgical procedure or an eye exam, anbsp;...


Title:Generalist Practice with Organizations and Communities
Author: Karen Kirst-Ashman, Grafton Hull, Jr.
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2008-08-13
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