Community Practice Skills Workbook

Local to Global Perspectives

Marie Weil, Dorothy N Gamble, and Emily MacGuire

Columbia University Press

Community Practice Skills Workbook

Pub Date: November 2009

ISBN: 9780231151337

152 Pages

Format: Paperback

List Price: $24.00£20.00

Community Practice Skills Workbook

Local to Global Perspectives

Marie Weil, Dorothy N Gamble, and Emily MacGuire

Columbia University Press

Designed to accompany the comprehensive and exceptional Community Practice Skills: Local to Global Perspectives, this workbook enhances the discussion of skills and competencies for community practice. Featuring direct exercises, project ideas, and role plays, this workbook contains a range of activities that focus on a host of practice and theory issues designed for use in class groups, field settings, and career practice. Crafted by leading social work practitioners and informed by the student perspective, the Community Practice Skills Workbook shows how to analyze and synthesize new knowledge and effectively incorporate new skills into ongoing practice. The workbook is intended for a variety of MSW/DSW graduate courses and higher level undergraduate (BSW) courses, especially those that focus on community practice and development. It also applies to programs specializing in more general methods of macro social work.

About the Author

Marie Weil is the Berg-Beach Distinguished Professor of Community Practice at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Social Work and founding editor of the Journal of Community Practice. She has numerous publications and experience in urban and rural practice with diverse populations and is the editor of The Handbook of Community Practice.Dorothy N. Gamble is clinical associate professor emerita at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Social Work and has contributed to over twenty-five publications, among them The Handbook of Community Practice. She has extensive experience in both domestic and international community practice settings.Emily MacGuire is receiving her masters in social work and public health at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Her research centers on reproductive health and access to healthcare for women and children in West African rural communities.