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Macro Social Work Practice : Strengths Perspective - 06 edition

Macro Social Work Practice : Strengths Perspective (ISBN10: 0534640435; ISBN13: 9780534640439)
ISBN13: 978-0534640439
ISBN10: 0534640435

Summary: Providing an in-depth introduction to community and organizational practice, this macro practice text gives students a philosophical foundation of core macro practice concepts and skills. This text utilizes the strengths perspective as its unifying theoretical model and offers detailed premises and strategies for working with communities and organizations and for promoting social justice. It is presented in structured fashion that is both theoretical and applied in n
ature and makes use of summaries, key terms and case examples to help students master the content.

Benefits:
  • Every chapter follows a similar format to assist in student comprehension. Each chapter includes: chapter opening summary of key content areas, chapter ending matter including, key terms, using InfoTrac College Edition and InfoWrite exercises, case example, thinking critically about the case example, reflection exercises, suggested readings and references.
  • The text provides examination of the relationship between the strengths-based perspective and other orientations including empowerment theory, problem solving and the ecological perspective.
  • A strong focus on community-based practice and social advocacy is woven throughout the text.
  • The book reflects the latest CSWE ethical standards.
...show more
Summary: Providing an in-depth introduction to community and organizational practice, this macro practice text gives students a philosophical foundation of core macro practice concepts and skills. This text utilizes the strengths perspective as its unifying theoretical model and offers detailed premises and strategies for working with communities and organizations and for promoting social justice. It is presented in structured fashion that is both theoretical and applied in nature and makes use of summaries, key terms and case examples to help students master the content.

Benefits:
  • Every chapter follows a similar format to assist in student comprehension. Each chapter includes: chapter opening summary of key content areas, chapter ending matter including, key terms, using InfoTrac College Edition and InfoWrite exercises, case example, thinking critically about the case example, reflection exercises, suggested readings and references.
  • The text provides examination of the relationship between the strengths-based perspective and other orientations including empowerment theory, problem solving and the ecological perspective.
  • A strong focus on community-based practice and social advocacy is woven throughout the text.
  • The book reflects the latest CSWE ethical standards.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 06
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
Year Published: 2006
International: No

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