Questions guide students in thinking about the multidimensional nature of the organizations and communities with which they work. Bringing readers up to date on the latest changes in the field, this practice-oriented edition integrates many field-based vignettes and examples throughout and elaborates a planned change model introduced in previous editions. Publisher Pearson and authors F. Engaging with Diverse Populations 4. May include supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Lori Thomas have teamed up to create Social Work Macro Practice 6th Edition 9780133948523.
This is reinforced by a section on the use of technology in advocating for change Ch. He is author or co-author of six books, four of which have been translated into multiple languages. Ellen Netting's Social Work Macro Practice has been aiding students in their quest to comprehend Sociology topics at a high level in attaining their degree. Building Support for the Proposed Change 10. See pages 5, 11, and 31 for examples.
They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. Over his 30 year career in academia he served as consultant to five different state human service agencies and dozens of local nonprofit agencies on their purchase of service contracting practices and in the design and implementation of effectiveness-based planning systems. Explore Current Issues — The new edition includes up-to-date information on values and ethical dilemmas and community and organization analysis. Prior to assuming his current position he was a member of the faculty at Arizona State University and a Fulbright Research Fellow at the University of Calgary. Social Work Macro Practice approaches the field of social work recognizing that all social workers must be able to engage, assess, and intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. Planning and Implementing the Intervention 12.
Within Social Science by and large, this edition ranks as a top 50 book and among the top 20 texts for Social Science, Sociology and related subjects. . This book is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series. Lori is also interested in the intersection of religion and social welfare, completing national collaborative research on best practices in faith-based human services and research on faith-based advocacy organizations. About this Item: Pearson, 2016. A thoroughly up-to-date look at the field of social work using a unique macro practice model focused on making changes within diverse communities and organizations. Engage Students — A blend of historical ideologies with contemporary trends allows students to explore the development of social work practices.
Social Work Macro Practice approaches the field of social work recognizing that all social workers must be able to engage, assess, and intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. Table of Contents Brief Table of Contents 1. Ellen Netting is Professor Emerita in Social Work and the former Samuel S. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. See pages 9, 19 and 33 for examples.
It focuses on enabling social work practitioners to undertake whatever types of macro-level interventions are needed in an informed, analytical manner, confident that they can do a competent job and achieve positive results. Calling all Social Science students and grads seeking to succeed in their sociology course. In her retirement, she continues her writing and provides community service to state, regional, and local agencies that plan for and deliver services to older adults. Access codes may or may not work. Kettner is Professor Emeritus at Arizona State University School of Social Work.
A new section on Strengthen Collective Identity focused on how use of the internet, social networking sites, and mobile technology can be used to facilitate communication among action system members Ch. McMurtry is a professor in the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Selecting Appropriate Strategies and Tactics 11. She is the co-author of eight, and co-editor of four books, and has published over 30 book chapters and 175 refereed journal articles. The book focuses on work with organizations and communities, including planned change approaches and implementation. Assessing Community and Organizational Problems 5.
See pages 28, 58, and 86 for examples. Hartford Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholar. A thoroughly up-to-date look at the field of social work using a unique macro practice model focused on making changes within diverse communities and organizations. Monitoring and Evaluating the Intervention Detailed Table of Contents 1. Assessing Human Service Organizations 9. In retirement he has continued his writing and consultation with local government and nonprofit agencies.
Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Her practice experience includes directing a county office on aging, directing a foster grandparent program, serving as the trainer and program evaluator for a 16 county area agency on aging, and consulting with numerous local and state health and human service organizations. Boasting over 400 pages and published on January 3, 2016, the sixth edition of F. Explores working with organizations and communities with a unique macro practice model focusing on making changes within diverse communities and organizations. Lori has over 15 years of work experience in affordable housing and homeless services. Embedded assessments with feedback, including multiple-choice assessments at the end of each major heading, allow students to continually assess their understanding of chapter content and Learning Outcomes.
Item may show signs of shelf wear. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. Lori Thomas is an Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a John A. The Enhanced Pearson eText is also available without a print version. He is also interested in assessment using brief standardized measures.