Practicum Companion for Social Work The Integrating Class and Fieldwork

ISBN-10: 0205795412
ISBN-13: 9780205795413
Edition: 3rd 2011
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List price: $108.60
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/24/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.946
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.

Each chapter includes "Introduction," "Summary," and "Student Scenario Postscript"
Preface
Getting Started on Your Social Work Practice Career
Practice Connection
Getting Started in Your Practicum
Practice Application 1.1: "Learning and Teaching Style Exercise."
Practice Application 1.2: "Self-Assessment: What Do I Know and What Do I Need to Know?"
Practice Application 1.3: "Watch Your Body."
Practice Application 1.4: "Becoming a Reflective Practitioner"
What Can I Expect from the Integrative Practice Seminar?
Practice Application 1.5: "Seeing My Practicum Site and Field Instructor with Different Eyes."
Socialization into the Social Work Profession
Practice Connection
Me? A Social Worker?
Practice Application 2.1: "Often-Asked Client Questions."
Strategies for Your Socialization as a Social Worker
Practice Application 2.2: "Social Work from Your Own Perspective."
Practice Application 2.3: "Social Work from Many Perspectives."
Pulling It All Together How Can I Juggle All the Roles?
Setting Professional Boundaries
Stress: Bane or Boon?
How Well Is Your Well-Being?
Self-Care as Professional Development
The Transitions of Professional Socialization
Practice Application 2.4: "A Social Worker's Day."
Practice Application 2.5: "Thinking Like a Social Worker."
Safety in Social Work Settings
Practice Connection
The Scope of Personal Safety Risks in Social Work
Safety in the Practicum Setting
Reasonable Concerns and Caution
Practice Application 3.1: "Gathering Information."
Practice Application 3.2: "Gaining Skills."
Practice Application 3.3: "Assessment and Reflection."
Assessment of Potentially Violent Clients
Specific Guidelines for Safety within the Office
Interacting with Clients within the Home and the Community
Practice Application 3.4: "Role-Play: Off-Site Safety Rules."
Working with Angry, Resistant, or Aggressive Clients
Follow-Up to Crises
Ethical Dilemmas Involving Safety Issues
Harassment
Defining Features of Harassment
Practice Application 3.5: "Safety: Your Comfort Zone."
Practice Application #6: "Role-Play: Harassment."
Helping to Ensure Client Safety
Making the Most of Your Practicum Supervision
Practice Connection
What Is Practicum Supervision?
Who Provides Practicum Supervision
The Practicum Supervision Approach
What Can I Expect from Practicum Supervision?
Expectations of your Field Instructor
Practice Application 4.1: "Forewarned Is Forearmed."
What Should I Expect from Myself in Supervision?
Practice Application 4.2: "Supervision from the Other Side of the Desk."
Ethical and Interpersonal Issues in Supervision
Practice Application 4.3: "What Are You Saying and What Are You Really Saying to Your Field Instructor?"
Strategies for Maximizing the Effectiveness of Your Practicum Supervision
Practice Application 4.4: "Supervision: Expectations and Assessment."
Practice Application 4.5: "Use of Self: Finding Trends in Interactions?"
Practice Application 4.6: "Questions to Consider."
Practice Application 4.7: "A Student's Worst Fear."
Organizational Context
Practice Connection
The Importance of Organizational Knowledge
Internal Elements of an Organization
Governmental (Public) Organizations
For-Profit Organizations
Nonprofit Organizations
Agency Size
Practice Application 5.1: "Reflections on Practice Context."
Management in Agencies
The Role of Social Work within the Organization
Practice Application 5.2: "Gathering Information."
The Informal Organization
Practice Application 5.3: "Reflection on Explicit and Implicit Rules."
Socialization into the Social Service Organization
Practice Application 5.4: "Reflections on Your Organizational Socialization."
Uncovering Staff Violations
Practice Application 5.5: "Reflections on the Organization."
Practice Application 5.6: "Reflection through Illustration."
Practice Application 5.7: "Learning about Agency Structure through the Lens of Service Area/Client Issue."
Practice Application 5.8: "Tying Together the Agency and Social Work Values and Principles."
Social Work Practice in the Field: Working with Individuals and Families
Practice Connection
Expectations for Student Learning in Practice with Individuals and Families
Learning the "Business" of Practice with Individuals and Families
Practice Application 6.1: "Documentation: Your Turn."
Learning the "Process" of Practice with Individuals and Families
Practice Application 6.2: "Application of Evidence-Based Theory to Practice: Testing Your Knowledge."
Practice Application 6.3: "How to Handle Ethical Dilemmas."
Practice Application 6.4: "Case Reenactment."
Practice Application 6.5: "Learning from the Client: When Listening Is Not Enough."
Practice Application 6.6: "Developing the Critical Self: Taking the Pain Out of Feedback."
Practice Application 6.1 Follow-Up
Social Work Practice in the Field: Working with Groups
Practice Connection
Expectations for Student Learning in Practice with Groups
Practice Application 7.1: "Groups, Groups, Groups."
Learning the "Business" of Practice with Groups
Practice Application 7.2: "How Do Documentation Styles Compare?"
Practice Application 7.3: "Group Facilitator Self-Assessment."
Learning the "Process" of Group Practice
Practice Application 7.4: "Application of Evidence-Based Theory to Group Practice: Testing Your Knowledge."
Working with Task Groups
Practice Application 7.5: "Facilitating Your Own Interprofessional Group Meeting."
Practice Application 7.6: "Documenting Group Process: When the Obvious Isn't Obvious."
Practice Application 7.7: "Need a Group Work Practicum Experience? Start Your Own Group."
Social Work Practice in the Field: Working with Organizations, Communities and Policy
Practice Connection
Ethics in Practice with Organizations, Communities and Policy
Expectations for Student Learning in Organizational, Community and Policy Practice
Learning the "Business" of Organizational, Community and Policy Practice
Practice Application 8.1: "Gathering Information."
Practice Application 8.2: "Socialization into Macro Practice."
Practice Application 8.3: "Professional Socialization in a Smaller Community."
Learning the "Process" of Organizational Community and Policy Practice
Practice Application 8.4: "Reflections on the Use of Conflict in Social Advocacy."
Policy Contexts that Shape Practice
Practice Application 8.5: "Community Analysis through Observation."
Practice Application 8.6: "Community Analysis through Illustration."
Practice Application 8.7: "A Macro Approach to the Educational Needs of Homeless Children."
Practice Application 8.8: "Role-Play Social Advocacy."
Practice Application 8.9: "Contact with an Influential Person."
Social Work Practice and the Legal System
Practice Connection
Legal Terms
Grievance Procedures and Legal Resources for Clients
Professional and Student Malpractice Issues and Liability
Practice Application 9.1: "Agency Records as Legal Documents."
Practice Application 9.2: "Personal Notes as Legal Documents."
Special Legal Issues in Practicum
Social Work Ethical Violations and Grievance Procedures
If You Are Sued
Professional Court Involvement
Practice Application 9.3: "NonCustodial Parental Right to Review School Records."
Practice Application 9.4: "Reflections on the Legal System and Vulnerable Populations."
Practice Application 9.5: "The Courts: How Much Do You Know?"
Follow-Up to Practice Application 9.3 "Author's Suggested Resolution"
Termination: the Beginning of an End (or the End of a Beginning?)
Practice Connection
What Has This Practicum Experience Meant?
Practice Application 10.1: "What Is Social Work and Where Do I Fit?"
Beginning the Termination: Where Do I Start?
Practice Application 10.2: "Termination through Journaling."
Practice Application 10.3: "Termination through Presentation."
Practice Application 10.4: "Termination through Illustration."
Practice Application 10.5: "Termination through Simulation."
Practice Application 10.6: "Termination through Activation."
The Nuts and Bolts of Termination with Your Clients, Agency, Field Instructor, and Social Work Program
Professional Development: Where Does It Begin and Where Does It End?
Index

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