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This book provides relevant, contemporary, macro practice case scenarios that reflect practice dilemmas and challenges typically experienced by social workers in organizational, community, and policy practice areas.Most aspects of human services, including managed care, total quality management, strategic planning, managing diverse workforce, and disabilities.Social work practitioners and students.
Table of Contents
|About the Editors||p. vii|
|About the Contributors||p. ix|
|Using the Case Method in the Classroom||p. 1|
|The Case Method: An Introduction||p. 3|
|Conceptual Background: The Case Method in Education for the Professions||p. 4|
|Using Cases as Learning Tools||p. 6|
|Theories, Concepts, and Practice Applications: Selecting Cases in This Book According to Themes||p. 7|
|Understanding Problems and Populations||p. 11|
|Lee and the Amazing Multifaceted Community Needs Assessment||p. 13|
|Hate Crimes Legislation: Legislative Advocacy for the GLBT Community||p. 31|
|The Underground Advocates: Legislative Advocacy for and with Service Users with Disabilities||p. 45|
|The Guatemalan Stove Project||p. 61|
|The Community as the Arena of Change||p. 77|
|The Reverend and Me: Faith Communities and Public Welfare||p. 79|
|Riverton: Envisioning a Sustainable Community||p. 92|
|The Native Hawaiian Children's Center: Changing Methods from Casework to Community Practice||p. 107|
|Lindblom County: How Diversity Influenced Philanthropic Sufficiency||p. 121|
|The Organization as the Arena of Change||p. 137|
|Growing Hope: Strategic Planning and Organizational Change||p. 139|
|The Women's Co-Op: The Clash of Two Organizational Cultures||p. 155|
|When Community Mental Health Meets Public Managed Care||p. 170|
|Recognizing the Realities: Managing Biculturally||p. 186|
|Changing Macro Systems||p. 199|
|The Coffee Break; Supervisor-Employee Relationships at Risk||p. 201|
|KingsHaven and You: Managing Volunteers||p. 214|
|Carol's Value Dilemmas: Implementing Public Services for Disabled Elders||p. 229|
|Organizing in Jacinto: Getting In and Getting Started||p. 252|
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