Social work macro practice

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Longman, 1998 - Political Science - 357 pages
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Social Work Macro Practice, 2/e is a comprehensive introduction to social work practice within communities and organizations. Distinguished by its unique practice model that shows students how to use communities and organizations to help clients, the second edition includes a new chapter on Community Theory, the revised NASW Code of Ethics, more information on and examples of diversity, and a new Instructors Manual.

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Contents

WHAT IS MACRO PRACTICE?
6
SURVIVING THE DILEMMAS
19
Summary
32
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About the author (1998)

Felice Davidson Perlmutter is Professor at the School of Social Administration at Temple University. An active contributor to the literature, her books include Changing Hats: From Social Work Practice to Administration (1990) and From Welfare to Work (1997).
Darlyne Bailey is Dean and Professor at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. In addition to numerous articles Bailey is coauthor, with K. Koney, of Strategic Alliances Within Health and Human Service Organizations: From Affiliations to Consolidations
(2000).
F. Ellen Netting is Professor of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University. She is coeditor, with D. Fauri and S. Wernet, of Cases in Social Work Macro Practice (2000) and coauthor, with P. Kettner and S. McMurtry, of Social Work Macro Practice, 2nd edition (1998).

Peter M. Kettner is Professor Emeritus at the Arizona State University School of Social Work. He is the author of six books, four of which have en translated into multiple languages. He has also authored over 50 articles, monographs, and book chapters on the topics of purchase-of-service contracting, privatization, macro practice in social work, human services planning and social work administration. Over his 30 year career in academia he served as a consultant to five different state human service agencies and dozens of local nonprofit agencies on their purchase of service contacting practices and in the design and implementation of effectiveness-based planning systems. In retirement he has continued his writing and consultation with local government and nonprofit agencies.

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