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Capacity Development and Building

DeBrenna LaFa Agbényiga.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; International and Global Issues in Social Work; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Policy and Advocacy; Poverty. 11486 words.

As a profession, social workers must understand and work well within the realms of capacity development. This understanding is important because it provides a foundation for working at the...

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Contexts/Settings: Corporate Settings

David Stoesz.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Work Practice Settings. 1494 words.

Human service corporations provide opportunities that social workers are just beginning to recognize. Although the commercial provision of services has negative features, expansion of the...

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Contracting Out of Social Services

Hillel Schmid and Yeheskel “Zeke” Hasenfeld.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Policy and Advocacy. 2626 words.

Contracting out of social services is defined as the purchase of services by government agencies from for-profit and nonprofit organizations. It has a long history beginning with the...

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Fundraising for Human-Services Nonprofits

Kirsten A. Grønbjerg.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Policy and Advocacy; Poverty; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 3175 words.

Of the 1.6 million tax-exempt organizations registered with the IRS as of March 2012, about one-fourth are human service nonprofits, including some 254,100 charities with about $134.5...

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Global Community Practice for the Global Agenda

Manohar Pawar and Marie Weil.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; International and Global Issues in Social Work; Social Work Macro Practice; Race and Ethnicity; Social Justice and Human Rights. 9200 words.

This article presents an integrated perspective and framework for global practice towards achieving the Global Agenda. First, it presents the origin and current understanding of the Global...

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Health Care Financing

Candyce S. Berger.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Social Work Macro Practice. 5240 words.

The U.S. health care system is a pluralistic, market-based approach that incorporates various public and private payers and providers. Passage of Medicare and Medicaid, combined with rapid...

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Hunger, Nutrition, and Food Programs

Kristine Siefert.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Policy and Advocacy; Poverty; Social Justice and Human Rights. 4612 words.

Food insecurity and hunger are serious problems around the world, with an estimated 870 million people chronically undernourished. The vast majority of these people—an estimated 14.9%—live...

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International Social Welfare: Organizations and Activities

Doreen Elliott.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; International and Global Issues in Social Work; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Policy and Advocacy; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 1725 words.

The major international governmental and nongovernmental organizations and their activities are discussed with reference to their global co-coordinating, advocacy, service, and research...

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Macro Practice Competencies

Dorothy N. Gamble and Tracy M. Soska.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Social Work Macro Practice; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 9915 words.

“Macro practice” is identified as social work with communities, organizations, and inter- and intra-organizational groups engaged in progressive maintenance or change strategies. Social...

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Management: Financial

Roger A. Lohmann and Nancy Lohmann.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Social Work Macro Practice. 7691 words.

There has been a quiet revolution in financial management practice in social agencies in recent decades, symbolized by the transition from fund to enterprise accounting and increasing...

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