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Social Work Practice : Cases, Activities and Exercises - Kimberly Strom-Gottfried

Social Work Practice

Cases, Activities and Exercises

Paperback Published: 1st February 1999
ISBN: 9780761985594
Number Of Pages: 157

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In this workbook, Kim Strom-Gottfried offers extensive new resources for social work instructors and students. She draws on the best experiential learning exercises developed and used by instructors across the United States; adapts and organizes the material to maximize its use with a variety of major textbooks; and shapes exercises that are both easy to use and in-depth.<P></P><P>Instructors and students alike will find this one of the most useful resources for teaching and learning about social work practice through a variety of learning strategies.</P>

Understanding Social Work
Introductions and Icebreakers
Putting Systems Theory into Action
Understanding and Resolving Value Dilemmas
Understanding and Using the NASW Code of Ethics
Examining the Values and Ethics Reflected in Policy Decisions
Getting Started
Building Rapport
Tuning in through Guided Visualization
Looking for Assets
Understanding Loss
Engaging a Family Who Has Not Asked for Help
Gathering Data
Video Analysis and Interview Practice
Practicing and Analyzing Interviews
"Hanging in There" When Differences between Client and Worker Are at Issue
Ethnographic Strength-Based Interviewing
Beyond Interviewing
Data Collection Methods for Individuals, Families, Organizations and Communities
Making Sense of Data Through Assessment
Roundtable Interview
Assessing Your Family of Origin
The Organizational Diversity Audit
Framing Organizational Issues for Assessment and Change
Trouble at HighRisk Hospital
Setting Goals
Generating and Prioritizing Ideas Using Nominal Group Technique
Working with a Client over Time
Contracting with an Involuntary Client
Teenager in Foster Care
The Smith Family
Multiple Perspectives on Service Goals
Creating Change Interventions
What You Look for Determines What You See
Social Work Practice with Gay and Lesbian Families
Constructively Engaging Professionals in Complex Organizations
Co-Leadership of the Parenting Group
Choosing a Strategy for Community Intervention with R&M Properties
Family Interventions during a Life Crisis
Evaluating Effectiveness
How Do We Know We're Helping?
Tracking Progress through Single Subject Design
Evaluating Communication Skills through Process Recordings
Endings and Transitions
Letter to the Editor
Making Effective Referrals
Getting Closure on Unplanned Endings
Classrooms Terminations
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ISBN: 9780761985594
ISBN-10: 076198559X
Series: Sociology for a New Century
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 157
Published: 1st February 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.5 x 21.64  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.98

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