Social Work Macro Practice, 7th edition

  • F Ellen Netting, 
  • Peter M. Kettner, 
  • Steve L. McMurtry, 
  • M Lori Thomas

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Social Work Macro Practice recognizes that all social workers must be able to engage, assess and intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. The unique macro practice model prepares you to undertake macro-level interventions in an informed, analytical manner and achieve positive results.

The 7th Edition includes many new references and practice-oriented examples to keep pace with changes in the field. In-depth content on justice frames macro practice within current social and political landscapes. New material on environmental, racial, gender and ecological justice highlights how you can thrive as a social worker and affect change. More field-based vignettes, up-to-date technology coverage, and an enhanced planned change model better prepare you for your own social work practice.

Published by Pearson (June 22nd 2022) - Copyright © 2023

ISBN-13: 9780135868478

Subject: Social Work & Human Services

Category: Community Practice

Table of contents

  1. An Introduction to Macro Practice in Social Work
  2. Historical and Contemporary Influences on Macro Practice
  3. Engaging with Diverse Populations
  4. Understanding Communities
  5. Assessing Communities
  6. Understanding Organizations
  7. Assessing Human Service Organizations
  8. Assessing Community and Organizational Conditions
  9. Designing and Building Support for an Intervention
  10. Selecting Appropriate Strategies and Tactics
  11. Planning and Implementing an Intervention
  12. Monitoring and Evaluating the Intervention

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