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Community Practice

Community Practice - 2nd edition

Community Practice - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780195141610

ISBN10: 019514161X

Community Practice by David A. Hardcastle, Patricia R. Powers and Stanley Wenocur - ISBN 9780195141610
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2004
International: No
Community Practice by David A. Hardcastle, Patricia R. Powers and Stanley Wenocur - ISBN 9780195141610

ISBN13: 9780195141610

ISBN10: 019514161X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 04

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Summary

Community Practice is a comprehensive resource for social workers and students eager to learn how to practice effectively in complex systems and diverse communities. In this completely revised edition of the definitive text in the field, the authors have thoroughly updated each chapter and added two entirely new chapters on community building and community organizing. New material on topics such as negotiation and mediation, community advocacy, participatory rural appraisal, the narrative approach to social change, community involvement, representative client boards, and the latest in grassroots endeavors make this text as inspiring as it is practical.

Drawing upon the wealth of information available from local organizations, the Internet, newspapers, and academic journals, the authors introduce contemporary experiments and analyze classic modes of community practice and change. The content, exercises, and references offer instructors the flexibility necessary to tailor their courses to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level students.

This new edition will continue to provide a comprehensive and integrated overview of the theory and skills fundamental to all areas of social work practice. Broad in scope, it offers students as well as practitioners the tools necessary to promote the welfare of individuals and communities.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I. Understanding the Social Environment and Social Interaction

2. Theory-Based, Model-Based Community Practice
3. The Nature of Social and Community Problems
4. The Concept of Community in Social Work Practice
5. Community Intervention and Programs: Let's Extend the Clan

Part II. Community Practice Skills for Social Workers: Using the Social Environment

6. Discovering and Documenting the Life of a Community
7. Using Assessment in Community Practice
8. Using Self in Community Practice: Assertiveness
9. Using Your Agency
10. Using Work Groups: Committees, Teams, and Boards
11. Using Networks and Networking
12. Using Social Marketing
13. Using the Advocacy Spectrum
14. Using Organizing: Acting in Concert
15. Community Social Casework

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