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Framework for Practice

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Settings

Published in print March 1999 | ISBN: 9780195112481
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865826 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112481.003.0007
 Framework for Practice

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This chapter presents a framework for establishing collaboration within nontraditional settings. The framework has analytical (theoretical) and interactional (political) dimensions, and takes into account the challenges inherent in any form of collaboration between social agencies and nontraditional settings. Viewing collaboration as developmental provides social agencies and nontraditional settings with sufficient time to develop trust and mutual respect.

Keywords: social work practice; partnership; nontraditional settings; collaboration

Chapter.  7636 words.  Illustrated.

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