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Caught in the storm : navigating policy and practice in the welfare reform era

Author: Miguel Ferguson; Heather Neuroth-Gatlin; Stacey Borasky
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Lyceum Books, ©2010.
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"[Book title] tells the story of Helping Hands, a small nonprofit social service agency set in the fictional metropolis of River City. ... Readers will identify with Martha, the insightful and energetic executive director, as she and her staff reach out to other nonprofit and faith-based organizations to implement a welfare-to-work program, which will make a difference in the lives of the low-income clients they  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miguel Ferguson; Heather Neuroth-Gatlin; Stacey Borasky
ISBN: 9781933478289 1933478284
OCLC Number: 449283926
Description: xx, 95 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: June 2004 : an opportunity arises --
June 15, 2004 : a question of needs --
June 16, 2004 : all together now --
October 2004 : a new era begins --
August 29, 2005 : after the storm --
January 2006 : the end or a new beginning?
Responsibility: Miguel Ferguson, Heather Neuroth-Gatlin, Stacey Borasky.

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"[Book title] tells the story of Helping Hands, a small nonprofit social service agency set in the fictional metropolis of River City. ... Readers will identify with Martha, the insightful and energetic executive director, as she and her staff reach out to other nonprofit and faith-based organizations to implement a welfare-to-work program, which will make a difference in the lives of the low-income clients they serve. [book title] also incorporates personal and ethical issues and political differences among staff and clients, revealing the day-to-day dramas with which social service agencies must deal even as they assume a larger role in the delivery of important social welfare services."--Back cover.

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