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This generalist social work practice text uses a strong theoretical framework for social work practice with diverse populations in both urban and rural settings. The authors blend ecosystems and client-centered empowerment to develop a model to working with diverse populations. By using this model, students will learn how to effectively work with diverse individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. The text incorporates CSWE requirements for learning the knowledge, skills, and values that are the foundation of social work practice at every level of practice. The two companion texts, Generalist Social Work Practice with Families and Generalist Social Work Practice with Groups also use the same model to present more in-depth content. The group text includes generalist practice with organizations and communities. Thus, the trilogy of texts covers the entire generalist social work practice curriculum using the Johnson/Yanca model.
Table of Contents Part One: Perspectives on Social Work Practice Chapter 1 Social Work as a Response to Concern/NeedFrom Concern to Need NeedCommon Human Needs Human Development Perspective Ecological Perspective Strengths ApproachProfessions as a Response to Need Development of Social Work KnowledgeSocial Functioning Chapter 2 Social Work as a Creative Blending of Knowledge, Values, and Skills KnowledgeValuesSkillsCreative Blending of Knowledge, Values, and SkillsUsing Knowledge, Values, and SkillsIntervention into Human TransactionsThe Phases of the Change Process Chapter 3 Diversity Competent PracticeBecoming Diversity Competent Gender CompetenceDiversity Competence with People Who Are Gay Or LesbianA Schema for Studying Diverse Ethnic GroupsDiversity Competence with People Who Are African AmericanDiversity Competence with People Who Are Hispanic/LatinoDiversity Competence with People Who Are Native American Part Two The Interactional Process and the Ecosystem Chapter 4 The WorkerKnowledge of Self The Person as a Feeling, Thinking, Acting System Lifestyle and Philosophy of Life Moral Code and Value System Family and Cultural Roots Life Experiences Personal Needs Personal FunctioningThe Helping Person Characteristics of a Helping Person Responsibility and Authority Helping SkillsEthical Decision MakingAccountability Records Effect of Privacy and Open-Access Laws Use of Computers Chapter 5 The ClientBecoming a ClientUnderstanding the Individual Client Vital Roles Human Diversity Motivation, Capacity, and Opportunity Stress and Crisis Determination Strengths and Uniqueness of Clients Chapter 6 Environment Person in Environment as an EcosystemThe Community as a Social SystemUnderstanding the AgencyTransactions between Person and EcosystemWorking in a Bureaucracy Chapter 7 Interaction and EngagementEngagement and Formation of a One-to-One Action SystemRelationship The Helping Relationship Special Influences on the Helping RelationshipCommunicationThe Interview: An Interactional Tool Preparing for an Interview The Stages of an Interview Skills Used by the Worker during the Interview Part Three: The Social Work Process Chapter 8 AssessmentThe Assessment ProcessSelection of the Client SystemImportant Elements of the Assessment Phase JudgmentStages in the Assessment Phase Identify the Need or Concern Identify the Nature of the Need or Concern Identify Potential Strengths and Resources in the Ecosystem Select and Collect Information Analyze the Available InformationTransactional Assessment The Dual Perspective Mapping Social Support Network Analysis Chapter 9 PlanningEmpirically Base PracticeA Model for Good Practices in Generalist Social Work PracticeComponents of a Plan Goals and Objectives Units of Attention StrategyFactors Affecting a Plan of Action The Community The Agency The Social Issue The Worker The Client Diversity and Populations at Risk Strengths and Challenges of the Systems InvolvedThe Planning ProcessAgreement between Worker and Client Chapter 10 Direct Practice ActionsAction to Enable Clients to Use Available Resources The Service Delivery System Referral Broker and Advocate RolesAction to Empower and Enable ClientsAction in Response to Crisis Recognizing Crisis Responding to CrisisAction That Is SupportiveUse of Activity as an Interventive StrategyActions Utilizing Other Theories and Models Brief and Solution Focused Models Person Centered Theory Task Centered Models Narrative Approaches Afrocentric Approach Feminist Practice Practice with People Who Are Gay Or Lesbian Chapter 11 Indirect Practice ActionsAction as MediationInfluenceEnvironmental ChangeCoordination of Services Case ManagementActions to Change OrganizationsActions to Change the Community Chapter 12 Evaluation and TerminationKinds of EvaluationSingle-System Design and Research Techniques in EvaluationEvaluation during Phases of the Change ProcessKinds of TerminationPlanned Termination with IndividualsComponents of Termination Disengagement Stabilization of Change Evaluation Part Four: Multiperson Systems and Good Practices in Generalist Practice Chapter 13 Generalist Practice with FamiliesThe Family as a Multiperson Client SystemVariations in Family FormThe Change Process with Families Assessment with Families The Planning Phase with Families Direct and Indirect Practice Actions with Families Evaluation and Termination with Families Chapter 14 Generalist Practice with GroupsGroup PurposeAssessment with Small Groups Assessing the Small Group as a Social SystemPlanning with Small Groups Planning for a New Group Planning for Group Sessions Planning within Group SessionsDirect Practice Actions with Small Groups Actions to Facilitate Group Formation Actions to Facilitate Discussion Leadership Actions to Resolve Conflict Actions to Enhance Group Interaction Actions to Facilitate Group Development Actions to Structure Group ActivitiesEvaluation and Termination with Small GroupsSelf-Help Groups Chapter 15 Generalist Practice with Organizations and CommunitiesMacropractice and Social JusticeNeeds AssessmentProgram Planning and Resource DevelopmentChanging Organizations from WithinThe Social Worker as a Group Member Issues in Group Participation Use of the Team Leadership Social Work TasksInvolvement of InfluentialsNetworkingCause AdvocacyCommunity Organization Chapter 16 Models and Good Practices in Generalist Social Work PracticeModels of Social Work Practice Behavior Therapy (Sociobehavioral) Case Management Cognitive (Rational, Reality Theory) Communication (Communicative-Interactive) Crisis Intervention Developmental Ecological (Life Model) Feminist Practice Gestalt Therapy Integrative Locality Development Mediating Problem Solving Social Action Social Planning Strengths Perspective TaskGood Practices in Generalist Social Work Good Practice in Aging Services Good Practice in Chemical Dependence Services Good Practice in Child Welfare Good Practice in Domestic Violence Services Good Practice in Health Care Settings Good Practice in Mental Health Good Practice in Youth and Delinquency Services Appendix: Chapter Notes Glossary
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