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Introduction to Supervisory Practice in Human Services

ISBN-10: 0205405509
ISBN-13: 9780205405503
Edition: 2005
Authors: Ralph Dolgoff
List price: $121.00
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Description: This clear and practical text prepares students to become human service administrators by applying roles, theories, knowledge, and skills to the supervisory process, from interviewing and hiring to termination. Highlights of the New Edition:   More...

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Book details

List price: $121.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/23/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

This clear and practical text prepares students to become human service administrators by applying roles, theories, knowledge, and skills to the supervisory process, from interviewing and hiring to termination. Highlights of the New Edition: bull; bull;Current issues and ";real-life"; difficulties confronting supervisors are examined, making students aware of the relevant challenges and daily skills needed in supervision, preparing them for supervisory roles. bull;In-chapter exercises, case vignettes, and supervisory problems ask students to apply chapter content and theory to a variety of situations and make considered decisions. bull;The text's model empowers supervisors and underscores the NASW Code of Ethics for social workers by supporting ethical actions to improve services for clients. bull;Contingencies such as the societal context, the agency, supervisees, peers, superiors, advocacy, conflict, management, and external relations are addressed throughout, giving students a glimpse into the actual world of a supervisor. Don't Miss this Special Value Pack Option: The Career Center Do your students need help transitioning from being a student to becoming a professional? With The Career Center, they can register to receive eight 30-minute career counseling sessions-a total of four hours of career consultant time! The Career Center is designed to address the wide range of preparation and life stages of individuals who are attempting to develop their careers. Qualified career specialists advise students as they establish, or reestablish, themselves in today's competitive global economy. The Career Center-a $25 value-is FREE to your students when you order it packaged with any new Allyn & Bacon Social Work textbook. Visit www.ablongman.com/careercenter for more information. Contact your local Allyn & Bacon representative and request special packaging codes to take advantage of this great offer.

All chapters include "Summary" and "Exercises."
A Supervisor's Job: Functions, Roles, and Tasks
Working in Multiple Contexts
The Supervisory Process: Beginnings, Middles, and Endings
Authority, Power, and Supervisory Ethics
Relationships, Initial Interviews, and Leadership Styles
Modes, Methods, and Techniques of Supervision
Unit Planning, the Professional Contract, and the Legal Background
Assessment, Delegation, Setting Objectives, Coordination and Control
Motivation, Teaching, and Learning
Supervisory Practice Issues I
Self-Management
Dependence and Independence
Transference and Counter-transference
Supervisor/Supervisee Differences and Similarities
Workers with Personal and Family Difficulties
Supervisory Practice Issues II
Substance Abuse in the Workplace
Violence
Technology and Supervision
Interdisciplinary Teams
Conflict
Stress, Burnout, and Time Management
Performance Appraisal, Outcomes, Accountability and Staff Development
Advocacy, Service Development, Consultation, Self- Evaluation, and Ending Thoughts
Bibliography
Vignettes
Julie Hoffman "Salts the Soup."
A New Supervisor Has Feelings and Goals
Short of Staff and Out of Touch
Who Makes the Judgment? What to do?
Being the Person in the Middle
Communication Problems or How to Use Authority?
A Use of Power-Any Other Way to Use It?
A Supervisee Has A Boundary Problem and So Does His Supervisor
What Does Quiet Mean?
Bob Murphy Needs Help
The Unavailable Supervisor
Who Controls the Work Schedule?
Decentralized Services Are Hard to Coordinate and Control
Why Mr
Demos Doesn't Write Well
Can Julie Hill Be a Quick Learner?
People Handle Anxiety in Different Ways
Suspicions Are Not Proof
Two Social Workers in a Dispute
Medical Records Puts Social Work in Difficulty
Everyone Says I Am Doing Good Work
Figures
Attributes of Persons with High Emotional Intelligence
Value Orientations of Decision Makers
Managing Up
Initial Learning about Potential Employees

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