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Asset assessments and community social work practice

Author: Melvin Delgado; Denise Humm-Delgado
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
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The role and importance of assessment in development of health and social services are well accepted in the field, and represent the fundamental building blocks for the creation of any form of social intervention. Need assessments are, without question, the most common form of assessment in these fields. This book explores asset assessments and community social work practice.

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Additional Physical Format: Print:
Delgado, Melvin.
Asset assessments and community social work practice.
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin Delgado; Denise Humm-Delgado
ISBN: 9780199315864 0199315868
OCLC Number: 940001172
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Preface ; Acknowledgments ; Section One: Definition, Values, and Principles ; 1. Introduction ; 2. Definitions, History, Elements and Boundaries ; 3. Values Underpinning Asset Assessments ; 4. Rewards, Challenges and Ethical Dilemmas in Undertaking Community Asset Assessments ; Section Two: Analytical Framework, Elements, and Methods ; 5. Analytical Framework for Undertaking Assessments ; 6. Community Asset Assessment Methods ; 7. Community Mapping Strategies ; 8. Reporting Findings ; Section Three: Lessons from the Field of Practice ; 9. Asset Assessments and Youth ; 10. Asset Assessments and Latino communities ; 11. Asset Assessments and Community Gardens ; Section Four: Future Rewards and Challenges ; 12. Epilogue ; References ; Index
Responsibility: Melvin Delgado and Denise Humm-Delgado.
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