Practicum Companion for Social Work Integrating Class and Field Work

ISBN-10: 0205474829

ISBN-13: 9780205474820

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

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List price: $83.80
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/18/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Julie Birkenmaier, Ph.D., LCSW,is the Director of Field Education and an Associate Professor at Saint Louis University School of Social Work.nbsp; She teaches community practice in the BSSW and MSW program.nbsp; Her research interests and publications include the areas of field education, older adults, community economic development, financial education, financial credit and the poor and financial credit and asset building. Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Marla Berg-Weger, Ph.D., LCSW,is a Professor, and former Director of Field Education at Saint Louis University School of Social Work.nbsp; She is also Senior Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of the School of Professional Studies. She currently teaches in the BSSW program.nbsp; Her research interests include family caregivingnbsp;and driving and older adults.nbsp; Among numerous other publications, she has authoredSocial Work and Social Welfare: An Invitation. (2010) (2 nd ed.). Boston: McGraw- Hill Publishers.

Preface
Getting Started on Your Social Work Practice Career
Getting Started in Your Practicum
Developing Relationships at Your Practicum Site
The Adult Learner: What Is It and Am I One?
What Kind of Learner Am I?
What Is My Role as a Student Learner?
What Can I Expect from My Practicum?
What Will the Social Work Program Expect from Me?
The Learning Plan
What Can I Expect from My Practicum Site?
What Can I Expect from My Field Instructor?
What Can I Expect from My Faculty Liaison?
What Should I Expect from Myself?
Integrative Practice Field Seminar
What Can I Expect from the Integrative Practice Field Seminar?
What Can I Expect from My Seminar Instructor?
What Can I Expect from the Other Students?
What Should I Expect from Myself?
Summary
Student Scenario Postscripts
References
Socialization into the Social Work Profession
Me? A Social Worker?
Strategies for Your Socialization as a Social Worker
Pulling It All Together: How Can I Juggle All the Roles?
Setting Professional Boundaries
Stress: Bane or Boon?
Self-Care as Professional Development
The Transitions of Professional Socialization
Coursework to Practicum
Beginning to Middle Phase
Middle Phase to Termination Phase
Subsequent Practica or Second Semester of Practicum to Graduation
Practicum Student to Professional Social Worker
Summary
Student Scenario Postscripts
References
Safety in Social Work Settings
The Scope of Personal Safety Risks in Social Work
Safety in the Practicum Setting
Reasonalbe Concerns and Caution
Assessment of Potentially Violent Clients
Specific Guidelines for Safety within the Office
Interacting with Clients within the Home and the Community
Working with Angry, Resistant, or Aggressive Clients
Follow-Up to Crises
Ethical Dilemmas Involving Safety Issues
Sexual Harassment
Defining Features of Harassment
Intervention
Helping to Ensure Client Safety
Summary
Student Scenario Postscripts
References
Making the Most of Your Practicum Supervision
What Is Practicum Supervision?
Who Provides Practicum Supervision?
The Practicum Supervision Approach
What Can I Expect from Practicum Supervision?
What Can I Expect from My Field Instructor?
What Should I Expect from Myself?
Ethical and Interpersonal Issues in Supervision
Strategies for Maximizing the Effectiveness of Your Practicum Supervision
Summary
Student Scenario Postscripts
References
Organizational Issues
The Importance of Organizational Knowledge
Internal Elements of an Organization
Governmental (Public) Organizations
For-Profit Organizations
Nonprofit Organizations
Agency Size
Large Agencies
Small Agencies
Management Theory
Classical Scientific Management Theories
Human Relations Theories
Structuralist Theories
Systems Theories
The Role of Social Work within the Organization
The Informal Organization
Socialization into the Social Service Organization
Uncovering Staff Violations
Summary
Student Scenario Postscripts
References
Micro Social Work Practice in the Field: Working with Individuals and Families
Expectations for Student Learning in Micro Practice
Learning the "Business" of Micro Practice
Orientation
Caseload Assignment
Identifying Yourself as a Student
Role Transition
Charging for Services
Confidentiality
Documentation
Seeking Answers
Coverage
Collaboration
Ongoing Evaluation
Learning the "Process" of Micro Practice
Theory-Practice Integration: Evidence-Based Practice
Working with Challenging Situations with Clients
Unique Micro-Practice Opportunities
Developing Appropriate Expectations of Yourself and Your Clients
Use of Self in Micro Practice
Practice Application 6.1 Follow-Up
Summary
Student Scenario Postscripts
References
Mezzo Social Work Practice in the Field: Working with Groups
Expectations for Student Learning in Mezzo Practice
Learning the "Business" of Mezzo Practice
Orientation
Group Work Assignments
Identifying Yourself as a Student
Role Transition
Confidentiality
Documentation
Collaboration
Ongoing Evaluation
Learning the "Process" of Mezzo Practice
Theory-Practice Integration: Evidence-Based Practice
Working with Difficult Client Behaviors in the Group Setting
Unique Mezzo-Practice Opportunities
Developing Appropriate Expectations of Yourself and Your Clients
Use of Self in Mezzo Practice
Working with Nonclient Groups
Group Member and Leader Roles
Techniques for Facilitating Group Meetings
Management of Challenging Group Dynamics
Summary
Student Scenario Postscripts
References
Macro Social Work Practice in the Field: Working with Organizations and Communities
Expectations for Student Learning in Macro Practice
Learning the "Business" of Macro Practice
Receiving a Macro Assignment
Orientation
Identifying Yourself as a Student
Practice in Smaller Communities
Role Transition
Confidentiality and Self-Determination
Collaboration/Coalitions
Writing/Documentation Skills
Ongoing Evaluation
Learning the "Process" of Macro Practice
Theory-Practice Integration
Managing Adverse Relationships and Conflicting Goals
Developing Reasonable Expectations
The Impact of Contemporary Social Policy on Social Work Practice and Practica
Managed Care
Administrative Trends among Social Service Agencies
Welfare Reform
Summary
Student Scenario Postscripts
References
Social Work Practice and the Legal System
Legal Terms
Grievance Procedures and Legal Resources for Clients
Professional and Student Malpractice Issues and Liability
Confidentiality
Documentation as a Legal Record
Special Legal Issues in Practicum
Social Work Ethical Violations and Grievance Procedures
The Employing Agency
Profession
State
Court (Civil and Criminal)
If You Are Sued
Professional Court Involvement
Receiving a Subpoena
Testifying in Court and Serving as an Expert Witness
Follow-Up to Practice Application 9.3: Authors' Suggested Resolution
Summary
Student Scenario Postscripts
References
Termination: The Beginning of an End (or the End of a Beginning?)
What Has This Practicum Experience Meant?
Beginning the Termination: Where Do I Start?
Joys and Frustrations: Taking Stock
Lessons Learned
The Nuts and Bolts of Termination with Your Clients, Agency, Field Instructor, and Social Work Program
Terminating with Clients
Terminating with Your Field Instructor and Agency Staff
Terminating with the Social Work Program
Professional Development: Where Does It Begin and Where Does It End?
Employment Search: A Needle in a Haystack?
Succeeding in Your First Social Work Position
Involvement with the Professional Social Work Community
Social Work Credentials: To Get or Not to Get?
Summary
Student Scenario Postscripts
References
Criteria for Determining the Best Graduate Social Work Program for You
Index
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