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Working Together Grounded Perspectives on Interagency Collaboration

ISBN-10: 1572731052

ISBN-13: 9781572731059

Edition: 1999

Authors: Amee Adkins, Catherine Awsumb, George Noblit, Penny Richards

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Takes a close look at the contexts and conditions that affect interagency collaboration, what clients have to say about services and collaboration, and the lessons of established collaborative initiatives. The result is a sobering portrait.
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Preface
Series Preface
Contributors
Working Together? An Introductionp. 1
Mapping Current Practice: Case Studies of Service Deliveryp. 11
Making a Virtue of Necessity: Organic Collaboration in a Rural Countyp. 19
Collaboration and Complexity in an Urban Centerp. 39
Collaboration in Crisis: Fragmentation as Status Quop. 61
Interagency Collaboration: Alternative Forms and Their Problemsp. 79
Conclusion: Learning from Current Practicep. 103
From the other Side of the Desk: Client Perspectives on Collaborationp. 125
Michelle, Lynn, LaShawn, and Alice: Narratives of Increasing Dependencyp. 127
Betty, Meg, Sharon, and Wanda: Narratives of Maintenancep. 145
Cheryl, Ruth, Edith, and Susan: Narratives of Increasing Independencep. 157
Conclusion: Five Messages from the other Side of the Deskp. 173
Realities of Collaboration: Lessons Learned from Best Effortsp. 179
Targeting Services to At-Risk Students - Caldwell County Communities in Schoolsp. 183
Creating Opportunities for Families: Cleveland County Communities in Schools and Opportunities for Familiesp. 189
Synchronizing Substance Abuse Prevention: Cumberland County CARESp. 195
Building Communities: UPLIFT, Inc.p. 203
The Floating Think Tank: Wake County Children's Initiativep. 209
Conclusion: Common Themes from Best Effortsp. 217
Looking Forward: Lessons for Future Practicep. 221
Epilogue: Moving Forward - Interagency Collaboration in Context in North Carolinap. 231
Referencesp. 247
Author Indexp. 251
Subject Indexp. 253
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