Foundations in Human Services Practice: Generalist Perspective on Individual, Agency, and Community

Foundations in Human Services Practice: Generalist Perspective on Individual, Agency, and Community, 1st edition

  • Judith T. Herzberg

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Overview

Foundations in Human Services Practice assists you with practice essentials for working with clients, agencies, and communities. With this whole-person approach to human problems and social change, you will explore theories, models, and practices used by human service practitioners.

Published by Pearson (February 24th 2014) - Copyright © 2015

ISBN-13: 9780205858866

Subject: Social Work & Human Services

Category: Ethics for Helping Professionals

Table of contents

In this Section:
I) Brief Table of Contents
II) Detailed Table of Contents

I) Brief Table of Contents

SECTION ONE: DIRECT SERVICE
1. Case Management Theories
2. Case Management: A Human Services Practice
3. Interviewing: A Human Services Practice

SECTION TWO: ORGANIZATIONAL SERVICE
4. Nonprofit Structure and Function
5. Human Services Management and Supervision
6. Fundraising in Human Services

SECTION THREE: COMMUNITY SERVICE
7. The Essentials of Advocating
8. Becoming a Community Organizer
9. Lobbying in the Political Arena

II) Detailed Table of Contents

SECTION ONE: DIRECT SERVICE

1. Case Management Theories
A Historical Perspective of Case Management
Case Management Models and Theories
System Theories

2. Case Management: A Human Services Practice
Case Management Assessment
Gathering Information
Analyzing Information
Drawing Conclusions
Case Management Planning
Planning Goals with the Client
Strategy Planning
Monitoring Outcomes
Legal Guardianship and Case Management

3. Interviewing: A Human Services Practice
Different Interview Types and Formats
Interviewing Process
General Interviewing Skills
Legal Concerns in Human Services Practice
Case Study: General Intake Interview

SECTION TWO: ORGANIZATIONAL SERVICE

4. Nonprofit Structure and Function
The Evolution of the American Nonprofit Sector
Features of Nonprofit Organizations
The Roles of Nonprofit Human Services Organizations

5. Human Services Management and Supervision
The Nonprofit Hierarchy
Management Theories, Models, and Approaches
Managing Human Service Volunteers
Managing Diversity in the Workplace

6. Fundraising in Human Services
Fundraising Strategies
Fundraising: A Human Services Practice
Recruiting and Managing Fundraising Volunteers

SECTION THREE: COMMUNITY SERVICE

7. The Essentials of Advocating
A Brief Overview of American Advocacy
Advocacy: The Process of Persuasion
Advocacy in a Human Services Context
Advocating in the Legislative Arena
Communication Formats for Persuasion
A Case Study: Advocating for a Community Bus Line
Practice and Fine-Tuning
Delivering the Speech

8. Becoming a Community Organizer
The Meaning of Community and Social Justice
Community Imagined and Real
The Generalist as a Community Organizer
The Roles of the Professional Community Organizer
The Purpose of Grassroots Organizing

9. Lobbying in the Political Arena
A Brief History of the Bill of Rights
The Third House: Organized Interest Groups
The Lobbyists in the Halls of Government
Are You Ready to Lobby?

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