Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context
The Potential of a Capacity Enhancement Perspective
By (author) Melvin Delgado
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Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context by Melvin Delgado
Book DescriptionCommunity social work practice based on a capacity enhancement model offers tremendous potential for unifying communities consisting of groups from very different cultural backgrounds, and in the process of doing so, make physical changes in the community. Community Social Work Practice in An Urban Context aims to teach graduate students with an emphasis on community and urban social work how to create positive community environments in marginalized urban-based communities. The use of murals, gardens, playgrounds, and sculptures,f or example provide social workers with an opportunity to identify, engage, and plan services with communities. These projects, in turn, are based upon a community's strengths and represent an effort at developing a community's capacity to help itself with assistance from professionals.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195125474
(234mm x 154mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1999
Country of Publication: United States
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