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Cases in Macro Social Work Practice

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ISBN-10: 0321024656

ISBN-13: 9780321024657

Edition: 2000

Authors: Bernadette Faurie, F. Ellen Netting

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An edited work featuring cases by leading social work professors and practitioners from around the country, this casebook provides macro practice case scenarios that reflect the dilemmas and challenges facing today's social workers. Designed to be provocative and instructive, these well-developed cases present problematic situations that encourage critical thinking, problem-solving, and participation in decision-making processes. Since there are no easy resolutions to the cases, they are ideal for class discussion and assignments. Each case consists of a preliminary discussion of theoretical and practice perspectives, in-depth references, the case narrative, and a concluding section of…    
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Book details

List price: $46.80
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/12/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.20" tall
Weight: 2.200
Language: English

About the Editors
About the Contributors
Note to Instructors: Using the Case Method in the Classroom
Introduction to the Case Method
Organization Practice
The Coffee Break: Supervisor-Employee Relationships at Risk
The Women's Co-op: The Clash of Two Organizational Cultures
Computerizing Child Welfare Services: A Cyberworld Fairy Tale
The Consultants: Reengineering Public Welfare
The Interim Director: Leadership and Administrative Style
When Community Mental Health Meets Public Managed Care
Community Practice
Lindblom County: How Diversity Influenced Philanthropic Sufficiency
KingsHaven and You: Managing Volunteers
Lee and the Amazing Multifaceted Community Needs Assessment
Riverton: Envisioning a Sustainable Community
The Reverend and Me: Faith Communities and Public Welfare
Policy Practice
The Underground Advocates: Legislative Advocacy for and with Consumers with Disabilities
Carol's Value Dilemmas: Implementing Public Services for Disabled Elders
The Native Hawaiian Children's Center: Changing Methods from Casework to Community Practice
Ecological Outcomes