Application of the Framework to Practice: Assessment

Melvin Delgado

in Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context

Published in print October 1999 | ISBN: 9780195125467
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864188 | DOI:
 Application of the Framework to Practice: Assessment

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This chapter discusses the assessment phase the community capacity-enhancement framework. It provides various perspectives on and approaches to assessment from an assets viewpoint. The assessment phase generally consists of multiple strategies, activities, and tasks and is greatly influenced by the goals of the organization that undertakes the assessment. Consequently, no “magic” formula can be recommended because local factors dictate the nature of the assessment.

Keywords: community capacity-enhancement; urban social work; social work practice; assessment phase; multiple strategies; activities; tasks

Chapter.  3751 words.  Illustrated.

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