The Social Worker as Manager: A Practical Guide to Success

ISBN-10: 0205957919

ISBN-13: 9780205957910

Edition: 7th 0

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A reader-friendly, comprehensive discussion of social work management The Social Worker as Manager: A Practical Guide to Success provides an understanding of the functions and responsibilities of managers at any level - from supervisor to executive director. The seventh edition emphasizes how management is an integral part of social work practice and critical to the success of human service programs and services. This title is written for both students and social work practitioners. It describes those management activities that social workers in the public, private and non-profit sectors encounter and how they are shaped by the uniqueness of human service organizations. This edition is easy to read, conversational, and contains many new and revised examples, topics, and practical suggestions based on the experiences of the authors.
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Book details

Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 0
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publication date: 7/10/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.69" wide x 74.41" long x 91.73" tall
Weight: 2.552
Language: English

Robert W. Weinbach is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of South Carolina, College of Social Work, where he has taught for over thirty years in the areas of research and management. He is also co-author of Research Methods for Social Workers (six editions), Statistics for Social Workers (7 editions),and Applying Social Work Research Knowledge, and is the author of Evaluating Social Work Services and Programs, all books published by Allyn & Bacon, and over 75 other publications. His management focus is in health/mental health programs and in program evaluation.Lynne M. Taylor is a full-time faculty member at Radford University in the School of Social Work. She teaches practice, social policy and management courses, and an elective course on loss and grief. Prior to joining the faculty there in 2008, she worked in adoptions, child protection and medical social work and (most recently) as a manager in three different non-profit organizations, while also teaching part-time for over ten years in most all areas of the curriculum at the University of South Carolina, College of Social Work. She is a co-author of Applying Social Work Research Knowledge, third edition, published by Allyn & Bacon.

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