Active Learning Exercises for Social Work and the Human Services

ISBN-10: 020528485X
ISBN-13: 9780205284856
Edition: 2000
Authors: Cate Solomon
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Description: This is a new paperback supplement that can be used in social work and human services courses to engage students in learning skills, knowledge, and values that apply to the helping professions. The exercises were gathered from undergraduate and  More...

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Book details

List price: $52.60
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/11/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 139
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

This is a new paperback supplement that can be used in social work and human services courses to engage students in learning skills, knowledge, and values that apply to the helping professions. The exercises were gathered from undergraduate and graduate faculty in social work, human services, and continuing education departments. The text uses a standard recipe format for all the exercises, including instructor guidelines for setting up exercises and questions to elicit discussion. Following many of the exercises is a set of accompanying handouts (instructional guides, worksheets, checklists, game cards, etc.) that can be copied for distribution. Instructors can use these exercises with their students; students can also keep and use these exercises in their practicum or when they begin their practice in the fields of social work or the human services. The final chapter, Increasing Sensitivity, includes exercises that sensitize students to culture, class, race, age, sexuality, disability, death and loss. This collection of active learning exercises is designed to provide instructors with an array of effective and enjoyable tools to encourage student involvement and learning.

About the Author
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Starters
Getting to Know You
Balls Aloft
Predictions
Commercial for Us
Recipe of Me
Viewpoint Exchange
Group Reacute;sumeacute;
Barriers to Help
Student Teacher
Engaging Guest Speakers
Interviewing Skills
Know Yourself as a Helper
Hidden Persuaders of Helping
Impressions
Case Perspective
Divide and Understand
Virtual Client
The Problem-Solving Interview Videotape
Interviewing Skills Assignments
Groups
Dollar Auction
Class as a Group
Group Simulation
Real-Life Group Dynamics
Group Creation
Community Organizing
Resistance to Change
City Scavenger Hunt
Consciousness Raising
Know Your Systems
Needs Assessment Guide
Social Issues
Social Welfare Literacy
Action Alert
The Complexity of Social Problems
System Says
The Welfare Argument
"Over the Top" Performance
Debate the Issues
Research
What You See Is Not
Analyze a Survey
Create a Survey
Content Analysis
Gathering Statistical Data
Field Work
I Did It My Way
Identifying Internship Goals
Assessment and Formulation
Assertiveness and Supervision
Increasing Sensitivity
Who Am I?
Culture View
Self-Discovery Regarding African American People
Me, a Minority?
So Embarrassing
Self-Discovery Regarding Gay and Lesbian People
You Mean, I Have to Talk to Old People?
Adjusting to Disability
The Depression Closet
It's in the Bag: Reproductive Choice
Can We Talk about Something Else?
Grief and Loss Bingo
Toys by Gender
A Battered Woman's Experience
References
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