4 edition of Rural social work practice found in the catalog.
by Columbia University Press in New York
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Nancy Lohmann and Roger A. Lohmann.|
|Contributions||Lohmann, Nancy., Lohmann, Roger A., 1942-.|
|LC Classifications||HV91 .R7727 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxvii, 340 p. :|
|Number of Pages||340|
|LC Control Number||2005045566|
E-BOOK EXCERPT. This excellent textbook introduces the social work student to the field of sociology, illustrating how sociology is connected to and fundamental to effective social work practice. Each chapter applies theory to practice and is uniquely co-written by a sociologist, social worker and service user. Rural social work practice is different from urban practice due to majority of the time there is a lack of properly trained or qualified social workers who have little or no supervision support. Confidentiality is harder to maintain and social workers in rural areas are more likely to break the NASW code of ethics.
Assessing clinical social work practice in rural mental health settings / Glenn Stone and Bill Frederick Rural oncology social work: culture, context, and care in the rural setting / Sky Niesen Smith, Michael Glasser, and Wynne S. Korr. In much of the West the concerns of rural people are marginalised and rural issues neglected. This stimulating book draws upon a rich variety of material to show why rural social work is such a challenging field of practice. It incorporates research from different disciplines and places to provide an accessible and comprehensive introduction to rural practice. The first part of the .
According to Colin Turbett, author of Rural Social Work Practice in Scotland, urban social workers rarely live in the areas where they work, and most make a conscious choice not to. But for social workers in small communities, “dual relationships” – when a social worker might also be a neighbour, a friend of a friend or even a family Author: Rosie Walker. reference will be made to the Encyclopedia of Social Workand to commonly used social work textbooks. Because the book echniques and Guidelines forT Social Work Practice by Sheafor and Horejsi () is frequently used in social work practice courses and practicum seminars, the list will usually include a reference to speciﬁc sections in that File Size: 1MB.
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This book was used in my Rural and Urban Social Work class for graduate school. I learned so much from this one book, and it gives you so much insight into rural and urban social work. The way the book is written is easy to read and very descriptive/5(4). Effective rural social work practice demands that the social worker have command of impressive levels of expertise, subtlety, and sophistication and practice skill sets to match.
The lack of professional preparation for rural social work practice is a concern that must be addressed. Featuring contributions from practitioners, researchers, and academics, this volume synthesizes and analyzes current trends in rural social work practice and considers the most effective ways to serve rural communities.
Get this from a library. Rural social work practice. [Nancy Lohmann; Roger A Lohmann;] -- "Featuring contributions from practitioners, researchers, and academics, this volume synthesizes and analyzes current trends in rural social work practice.
"Rural Social Work: Building and Sustaining Community Capacity, Second Edition is a wonderful update to a major text in the rural social work literature. Scales, Streeter, and Cooper, along with the chapter authors, expertly explain and demonstrate a strengths-based, asset and capacity building approach to rural social work practice/5(7).
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rural social work practice. New York: Free Press ; London: Collier Macmillan, © (OCoLC) This is a book on rural social work practice as it exists in the United States during the first decades of the twenty-first century.
To some in social work and beyond, the news that rurality—the condition of being rural—still exists in the United States may be a this book is published by Columbia University Press, in many ways the most obviously urban of.
This book is an important and major development in rural social work scholarship. It extends the knowledge base for teaching about and practicing social work in smaller, non-metropolitan communities. — Leon Ginsberg, College of Social Work, University of South CarolinaPrice: $ Contemporary Rural Social Work is the only US journal devoted to rural social work practice and education for rural social work practice.
We welcome teaching notes, administrative notes, book reviews, and articles that may be quantitative or qualitative, conceptual, historical, and discussions of rural programs that others may want to emulate.
We begin this book with the notion of rural social work as a descriptive term. That is, one that simply identifies the location and context of social work practice in rural areas. Frotn a descriptive point of view, the term 'rural social work' has as much utility as, say, describing work with children and their carers as child and family social File Size: 3MB.
Social Worker Rural jobs available on Apply to Social Worker, Medical Social Worker, Program Associate and more. What are the Unique Differences Between Urban and Rural Social Work Practice. As a result of the rapid urbanization of the 20th century, the gap between urban social work and rural social work has grown considerably to reflect changes in the global, political, economic, and social forces of these two geographic cultures.
This book gives voice to the direct practice experience of social workers working in rural and remote contexts using Australia as the primary case-study. The authors undertake a qualitative research project, conducting in-depth interviews to examine social work theory and practice against the reality of rural and remote contexts.
Introduction. Rural social work may be defined as the practice of social work in any setting identified by those present in the area as rural. This may include farming, mining, fishing, logging, or ranching communities and small towns and villages of many types.
Urban Social Work (USW) is a peer-reviewed journal focusing specifically on urban social work theories and practice. This journal contributes to the improvement and sustainability of healthy urban communities through publication of articles on all components of social work in urban communities inclusive of assets and challenges that would be Price: $ Force-Emery Mackie, Zammitt, and Alvarez have written a comprehensive book about the complexities of practicing rural social work.
The authors explore the challenges, and inherent strengths, from the perspective of the client and the social worker. Historically, the intricacies of rural social work practice have been overlooked. Featuring contributions from practitioners, researchers, and academics, this volume synthesizes and analyzes current trends in rural social work practice and considers the most effective ways to serve rural communities.
Contributors consider the history and development of rural social work from its beginnings to the present day, addressing the value. This event is an opportunity to celebrate rural social work in Scotland, recognising how it is different and what it has to offer social work practice.
It’s an exciting and rare opportunity for those working in rural contexts to reflect on the nature of rural practice, create new connections and (future) networks with a community that seldom. Education & Learning. Intro To Careers In Social Work & Counseling Online Class Starts Sept.
3rd, Sep 3, - The New School For Public Engagement. The book concludes with a consideration of the unique issues associated with educating social workers for rural practice. See below for our purchase options for this e-book. Individual chapters with a BUY button can be purchased for only $5, and any chapter with a FREE button can be downloaded or viewed online at any time.
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A scholarship of $ will be conferred to a student studying in a Victorian based University, in the fieldwork phase of an accredited social work course who can demonstrate high-level attainment, leadership.Rural Social Work Practice in Scotland brings international approaches to rural social work into a modern Scottish context.
The book critically examines Scottish rural issues before going on to describe recognised rural models of social work practice, drawing upon a wide range of material from the United Kingdom, Canada, the USA and Australia.The contributors also consider issues affecting gays and lesbians living in rural communities and the role of religiosity and social support in the well-being of HIV/AIDS clients.
The book concludes with a consideration of the unique issues associated with 3/5(1).