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Essentials of Social Work Policy Practice
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publication date April 20, 2007
Pages 224
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780471752202
ISBN-10 0471752207
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $40.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: A concise overview of the policy practice information social workers need to advocate for policy changes within an organization and at local, state, and national levels

Given the nature of their work, social workers must understand social problems and the ways social welfare policies are established. Written by a leading expert in social work policy, Essentials of Social Work Policy Practice presents specific tactics for policy practice as well as instructions on how to implement it at several different organizational and government levels.

Focusing on developing skills, Essentials of Social Work Policy Practice is a practical resource that includes step-by-step guidelines for putting a plan into action and working efficiently within a system. Techniques are presented for handling a number of related topics including effective interpersonal communication and participation, utilizing technology and the media in policy practice, creating change within organizations, and many more.

As part of the Essentials of Social Work Practice series, this book is an indispensable resource that offers a concise yet thorough overview of policy practice, numerous tips for best practices, and valuable advice that must be at one's fingertips to practice knowledgeably, effectively, and ethically. Each chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, case examples, and extensive illustrative material, as well as vignettes that promote critical thinking around policy practice planning.

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9780471752202 | details & prices | 224 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $40.00
About: A concise overview of the policy practice information social workers need to advocate for policy changes within an organization and at local, state, and national levels Given the nature of their work, social workers must understand social problems and the ways social welfare policies are established.

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