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Interpersonal social work skills for community practice

Author: Donna Hardina
Publisher: New York : Springer Pub., ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Hardina
ISBN: 9780826108111 0826108113 9780826108128 0826108121
OCLC Number: 769420594
Description: xvii, 489 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction : the application of interpersonal skills in community practice --
The pre-engagement phase --
Entering the community and using interviewing skills to find out about people --
Recruiting potential participants --
Developing relationships and partnerships with formal organizations --
The engagement phase --
Using dialogue, story-telling, and structured group work techniques to identify community problems --
Engaging participants in the discovery, assessment, and documentation of community strengths and problems --
Facilitating leadership development and group decision-making : encouraging public participation and engaging constituents in the development of action plans --
Taking action : group processes for implementing action campaigns --
The post-engagement phase --
Working with constituent groups to critically reflect and engage in dialogue on the process and outcomes of action plans --
Discovering whether and why the action worked : using participatory research to conduct formal evaluations --
Additional applications of interpersonal skills for community practice --
Using interpersonal skills to advocate for legislation --
Interpersonal skills for community building --
Supervision --
Interpersonal skills in a global context : advocating for human rights --
Future directions in community organizing : where do we go from here? --
References --
Index.
Responsibility: Donna Hardina.
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