1 edition of Dilemmas of social work leadership: issues in social policy, planning, and organizing. found in the catalog.
Dilemmas of social work leadership: issues in social policy, planning, and organizing.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Edited by Charles Grosser & Gertrude S. Goldberg.|
|Contributions||Grosser, Charles F., 1927- ed., Goldberg, Gertrude S., ed.|
|LC Classifications||HV40 .D585|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 73 p.|
|Number of Pages||73|
|LC Control Number||73085805|
Examines community organizing and the other community-practice models for implementing social change. Details methods that relate to community practice more broadly, such as roles for social workers in community practice, organizational administration, policy practice, social planning, and economic development. KEY FEATURES: Realistic cases with engaging fictional stories prepare students for the types of issues and situations they will confront in their social work careers.; A foundational section midway through each case provides critical background information needed to better understand relevant social issues so students are prepared to consider the dilemmas from an informed position.
Theoretical foundations: social work ethics and critical social work practice Introduction 72 Politics and ethics 73 Social policy and social work 76 Politics and social work ethics 79 Critical practice and social work 81 Critical practice and its values 82 Conclusion 85 Chapter 4 Study Design Introduction Elaine P Congress and Maxine Lynn, "Group Work Practice in the Community: Navigating the Slippery Slope of Ethical Dilemmas," Social Work with Groups, 20(3) (). Fred M. Cox et al., Strategies of Community Organizing, A Book of Readings (Itasca, IL: F.E. Peacock, ).
David Gil brings to these questions a lifetime of experience in social action and in social work practice and education. Writing for human services professionals, students, and activists, he sounds the call to embrace the core values of radical social work: equality, liberty, cooperation, and affirmation of community in pursuit of individual Reviews: 1. Interpersonal Social Work Skills for Community Practice -- A Letter from the Author. Community organization has been considered a major component of social work practice dating back to Jane Addams and the settlement house movement in the late 19th century. However, only a small number of social workers engage in community organizing practice.
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Dilemmas of social work leadership: issues in social policy, planning, and organizing. New York, Council on Social Work Education  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles F Grosser; Gertrude S Goldberg.
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