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Addressing Systems of Power and Oppression

Tina P. Kruse.

in Making Change

January 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Organizations. 5073 words.

This chapter offers a primer of key concepts and applications in social justice work. It traces the practices of critical pedagogy, the processes of critical consciousness toward social...

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Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing and the Inclusive Communities Project Case

Philip D. Tegeler.

in Facing Segregation

January 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Organizations. 6198 words.

The Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) provisions of the 1968 Fair Housing Act require affirmative steps by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and its...

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Are the work values of the younger generations changing?

Gábor Hajdu and Endre Sik.

in Youth Labor in Transition

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 9913 words.

This chapter analyzes whether work values differ between birth cohorts, age groups, and time periods. Using large cross-national surveys from more than 30 countries, it is shown that the...

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The Asset-Focus of Youth Social Entrepreneurship

Tina P. Kruse.

in Making Change

January 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Organizations. 3154 words.

This chapter explores the “asset-based” frameworks in both positive youth development and community. This chapter also orients the reader to the link between youth social entrepreneurship’s...

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The Beginnings of the Summer Camp Movement

Meryl Nadel.

in Not Just Play

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Organizations; Community Development. 6198 words.

“The Beginnings of the Summer Camp Movement” presents the early history of the summer camp as background for understanding the circumstances confronted by the new social work profession...

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Beyond Education Triage

William F. Tate.

in Facing Segregation

January 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Organizations. 7355 words.

Social policies seeking to ameliorate racial and economic segregation stem in part from the adverse disparities associated with the alternatives—limited income mobility, intractable...

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Beyond Housing: Opening the Door to Community Participation

Carol L. M. Caton.

in The Open Door

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Mental and Behavioural Health. 4873 words.

Advances in housing and service programs for people with severe mental illness have enabled many to move from the streets to homes in the community. At the same time, addressing the housing...

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Building The Vision with Families and Educators

Nancy Feyl Chavkin.

in Family Engagement in Schools

April 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Organizations. 5341 words.

“Building the Vision with Families and Educators” provides strategies for how to help your family-school-community partnership team build a vision and develop a plan. Your vision should be...

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Camps for Many Populations

Meryl Nadel.

in Not Just Play

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Organizations; Community Development. 7282 words.

“Camps for Many Populations” surveys the variety of camp settings in which social workers serve today. They include general population camps (and their inclusion and camper care programs)...

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Can Homelessness Be Prevented?

Carol L. M. Caton.

in The Open Door

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Mental and Behavioural Health. 2705 words.

The lack of prevention and early intervention services can result in a constant influx of newly homeless people with severe mental illness whose homelessness may eventually become long-term...

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Challenges to Bringing Housing to Scale

Carol L. M. Caton.

in The Open Door

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Mental and Behavioural Health. 5799 words.

Permanent supportive housing is subsidized housing with treatment and support services. There is no agreed-upon standard model for housing homeless people with severe mental illness to...

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Climate Change, Social Justice

Lisa Reyes Mason and Jonathan Rigg.

in People and Climate Change

May 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 7523 words.

Climate change is a physical process but also a profoundly social and political challenge with many social justice issues. People who have contributed the least to climate change already...

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Collaborating with Families

Nancy Feyl Chavkin.

in Family Engagement in Schools

April 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Organizations. 4718 words.

“Collaborating with Families: Working Together” focuses on both the “why” and the “how” of collaborating with families. Collaborating with families is the third step of the 3 C’s approach....

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Communicating Intentionally to Build Relationships with Families

Nancy Feyl Chavkin.

in Family Engagement in Schools

April 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Organizations. 5052 words.

Communicating Intentionally to Build Relationships with Families” focuses on both the “why” and the “how” of communicating with families. Communicating is the second step of the 3 C’s...

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Community, Group, Group Work

Meryl Nadel.

in Not Just Play

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Organizations; Community Development. 5954 words.

“Community, Group, Group Work” continues to explore ideas undergirding social work in summer camps, examining how social science thinking about communities and groups informed both the...

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The Community Reinvestment Act as a Catalyst for Integration and an Antidote to Concentrated Poverty

John Taylor and Josh Silver.

in Facing Segregation

January 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Organizations. 9864 words.

Policymakers tend to focus on federal programs as remedies to poverty. While important, the largest of these programs do not combat poverty’s geographic aspects. The Community Reinvestment...

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Community Transformation

Tina P. Kruse.

in Making Change

January 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Organizations. 5452 words.

This chapter provides a foundational overview of community development theory as fodder for connecting community change to youth social entrepreneurship. The chapter includes special...

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Comparing Youth Transitions in Europe

Jacqueline O’Reilly, Janine Leschke, Renate Ortlieb, Martin Seeleib-Kaiser and Paola Villa.

in Youth Labor in Transition

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 11516 words.

This introductory chapter outlines the key trends and debates concerning the rapid growth of youth unemployment and early career labor market insecurity in Europe. It discusses new forms of...

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Concluding Thoughts on an Agenda for Solving Segregation

Henry S. Webber and Molly W. Metzger.

in Facing Segregation

January 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Organizations. 3641 words.

Economic and racial segregation are major challenges to the United States. Without concerted government action to reduce segregation, however, little progress is likely. The chapters in...

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Connecting with Families

Nancy Feyl Chavkin.

in Family Engagement in Schools

April 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Organizations. 4189 words.

Connecting with Families: First Steps” focuses on both the “why” and the “how” of connecting with families. Connecting is the first step of the 3 C’s approach. It is critical that schools...

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