Generalist Practice with Organizations and Communities

ISBN-10: 1285465377

ISBN-13: 9781285465371

Edition: 6th 2015

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Description: Get a practical, comprehensive, and clearly written introduction to the fundamentals of macro practice with EMPOWERMENT SERIES: GENERALIST PRACTICE WITH ORGANIZATIONS AND COMMUNITIES, 6th Edition, which is thoroughly updated to reflect the Council on Social Work Education's (CSWE) latest ethical standards as well as contemporary issues in social work literature. The authors emphasize the practical skills needed for working successfully in macro practice--providing leadership, working with supervisors, managing conflict, working with the media, using new technological advances, fundraising, grant writing and managing stress. Learn how to build on one-on-one and group communication skills identified by the authors for community and organizational change. This edition's realistic vignettes and practical features--hands-on tips, sample forms, and a running case study--aim to deepen your expertise and enhance your performance in the field.

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List price: $198.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 1/1/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.618
Language: English

Karen K. Kirst-Ashman is Professor Emerita and former chairperson in the Social Work Department at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where she taught for 28 years. She has written six social work textbooks in multiple editions and numerous publications, articles, and reviews on social work and women's issues. She also has served as a consulting editor on many social work journals. Dr. Kirst-Ashman was a board member of the CSWE from 1998 to 2001 and has served as a CSWE accreditation site visitor on various occasions. She is certified as a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Wisconsin and has been the recipient of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Roseman Award for Excellence in Teaching. She earned her BSW degree in 1972 and MSSW degree in 1973 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her Ph.D. in social work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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