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Rural social work : building and sustaining community capacity

Author: T Laine Scales; Calvin L Streeter; H Stephen Cooper
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Social workers are typically trained in an urban context and are unprepared for the difficulties and challenges of rural social work-yet rural areas experience the greatest need for licensed social workers. This up-to-date text-featuring a stellar list of contributions from experts in the field-integrates research, theory, and evidence-based practice to demonstrate social work applications in a rural environment.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T Laine Scales; Calvin L Streeter; H Stephen Cooper
ISBN: 9781118673096 1118673093 9781118672983 1118672984
OCLC Number: 905854914
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 352 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Rural Social Work: Building and Sustaining Community Capacity; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Editors; About the Contributors; Part One: Conceptual and Historical Foundations of Rural Social Welfare; Chapter 1: Down-Home Social Work: A Strengths-Based Model for Rural Practice; Defining Rural; Rurality and Social Work Practice; A Multisystem Model for Down-Home (Rural) Social Work; Rationale for the Down-Home Model of Rural Social Work; Implications for Rural Social Work; Discussion Questions; Classroom Activities and Assignments; References. Chapter 2: Rural Is Real: History of the National Rural Social Work Caucus and the NASW Professional Policy Statement on Rural Social WorkThe Rural Social Work Caucus and the National Institute on Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas; Activities of the National Rural Social Work Caucus; Achievements of the National Rural Social Work Caucus; A Generalist Approach; Including Rural Social Work in Educational Curricula; A Brief History of the Rural Social Work Professional Policy Statement; The 2002 and 2011 Rural SocialWork Professional Policy Statements; Discussion Questions. Classroom Activities and AssignmentsInternet Resources; References; Chapter 3: Social Welfare and Rural People: From the Colonial Era to the Present; Colonial Period; Early National Period; The Civil War and After; The Progressive Era; World Wars, Prosperity, Depression, and Prosperity Again; Recent Developments; Discussion Questions; Classroom Activities and Assignments; References; Chapter 4: Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Rural Social Work and African American Women at Efland Home for Girls, 1920-1938; Female Delinquency; Girl-Saving Efforts; Efland Home as an Asset; Conclusion. Discussion QuestionsClassroom Activities and Assignments; References; Part Two: Human Behavior and Rural Environments; Chapter 5: Accomplishing the Four Essential Tasks for Higher Education Access: The Role of Natural Helping Networks in Rural Virginia; Making Sense of Social Networks; Understanding College Access: Four Essential Tasks; Natural Helping Networks and School-Community Partnerships; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; Classroom Activities and Assignments; References; Chapter 6: African Americans Living in Rural Community: Building Assets from an Afrocentric Perspective. Diversity and Social Work PracticeAfrocentric Perspective; Using an Afrocentric Perspective to Build Assets; African Americans in Rural Areas; Understanding Human Behavior of African Americans in Rural Environments; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; Classroom Activities and Assignments; References; Chapter 7: Latino Populations in Rural America: Using Strengths to Build Capacity; New Immigration Patterns; Needs of Latino Populations in Rural America; Cultural Characteristics of Latino Populations; Acculturation; Strategies for Building Capacity; Conclusion; Discussion Questions.
Responsibility: T. Laine Scales, Calvin L. Streeter, H. Stephen Cooper.

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