Social Work Practice with Groups, Communities, and Organizations
A solid, theory&45;to&45;practice guide to contemporary mezzo and macro social work
Written by a renowned team of scholars, Social Work Practice with Groups, Communities, and Organizations focuses on the contemporary theory and practice of social work. Each chapter delves deeply into the key theoretical considerations surrounding a particular practice area, exploring the clinical implications of each. Spanning the full range of both mezzo and macro practice areas, the authors thoroughly look at the assessment of and interventions with group, community, organizational, and institutional settings.
The most authoritative book in this field, Social Work Practice with Groups, Communities, and Organizations features:
A focus on evidence&45;based approaches to assessment and intervention for each practice area discussed
Comprehensive coverage of the most important new and emerging practice technologies in mezzo and macro social work
Current and emerging demographic, social, political, and economic trends affecting mezzo and macro practice
An array of pedagogical aids, including Key Terms, Review Questions for Critical Thinking, and Online Resources
Content closely aligned with social work accreditation standards (EPAS)
Providing a solid review of the entire scope of contemporary mezzo and macro social work practice, Social Work Practice with Groups, Communities, and Organizations is both an indispensable educational text for students and a valuable working resource for practitioners who work with groups, communities, and organizations of all sizes.
CHARLES A. GLISSON, PhD, is Distinguished University Professor at the College of Social Work at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is also the founder and Director of the Children's Mental Health Services Research Center, which is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.
CATHERINE N. DULMUS, PhD, is Professor, Associate Dean for Research, and Director of the Buffalo Center for Social Research in the School of Social Work at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, and Research Director at Hillside Family of Agencies in Rochester, New York.
KAREN M. SOWERS, PhD, is Dean and Beaman Professor in the College of Social Work at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her research interests include juvenile justice, sexuality, social work education, child welfare, evidence&45;based practice, and international social work practice.