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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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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 and Nonprofit Management; 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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Strategic Planning

John A. Yankey and Vera Vogelsang-Coombs.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Social Work Macro Practice. 3132 words.

Strategic planning is a key management process in nonprofit organizations and a collaborative methodology for addressing complex community needs. This entry presents an overview of...

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Disaster Preparedness for Organizations

Becky S. Corbett.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Social Policy and Advocacy. 4283 words.

Social workers are well trained to respond to natural and man-made disasters. They use their strengths-based perspective to assist individuals, families, organizations, and communities...

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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 and Nonprofit Management; 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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Dissemination and Implementation Research

Enola Proctor.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Social Work Practice Settings; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 12017 words.

Implementation research seeks to inform how to deliver evidence-based interventions, programs, and policies in real-world settings so their benefits can be realized and sustained. The...

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Vocational Services

Lauren B. Gates.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Social Policy and Advocacy. 1863 words.

Vocational rehabilitation (VR) services, provided through a jointly funded state–federal rehabilitation system and available in each state, help people with disabilities prepare for,...

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Technology: Technology in Macro Practice

John G. McNutt.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Policy and Advocacy; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 2023 words.

Information technology has had a profound effect on social work practice with larger systems. These tools improve traditional practice and allow new forms of practice. This entry reviews...

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Social Planning

Jon Simon Sager.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Policy and Advocacy. 3492 words.

Social planning emphasizes the application of rational problem-solving techniques and data-driven approaches to identify, determine, and help coordinate services for target populations....

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Capacity Development and Building

DeBrenna LaFa Agbényiga.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; International and Global Issues in Social Work; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Policy and Advocacy; Poverty. 11952 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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Privilege

Cheryl L. Franks and Marion Riedel.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Social Work Macro Practice; Poverty; Race and Ethnicity; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 1695 words.

Privilege is the invisible advantage and resultant unearned benefits afforded to dominant groups of people because of a variety of sociodemographic traits. Privilege provides economic and...

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Social Enterprise

Rukshan Fernando.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Practical Ethics; Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Justice and Human Rights. 6208 words.

Social enterprise is a management practice that integrates principles of private enterprise with social sector goals and objectives. Social enterprise is a relatively new type of social...

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