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by Michael W. O'Melia,Karla K. Miley

Free eBook Pathways to Power: Readings in Contextual Social Work Practice download ISBN: 0205323146
Author: Michael W. O'Melia,Karla K. Miley
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (September 24, 2001)
Language: English
Pages: 312
Category: Other
Subcategory: Social Sciences
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Michael O'Melia is a retired Associate Professor in the St. Ambrose University MSW Program, Davenport, Iowa. He specialized in teaching clinical social work with expertise in generalist, collaborative, and anti-oppressive methods.

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Cite this publication. These readings offer critical perspectives and practice applications to define and illustrate an empowerment method of social work. The organizing theme, pathways to power, focuses on how people acquire and maintain power.

Michael O'Melia, Karla Krogsrud Miley . The authors of each chapter speak directly with the reader to present their concepts, reflections, and practice examples. This book covers key theoretical perspectives, including contextual social work, social justice, multicultural competence, and social constructionism.

Pathways to power : readings in contextual social work practice. Michael O'Melia, Karla Krogsrud Miley. 1. From Person to Context: The Evolution of an Empowering Practice, Michael O'Melia. About the Contributors. 2. Contextual Social Work Practice, Susan P. Kemp, James K. Whittaker, an. More).

Pathways to power: Readings in contextual social work practice. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon O'Brien, P. (2001). Pathways to spirituality and healing: Embracing life and each other in the face of a serious illness. Minneapolis, MN: Fairview Press. Umbreit, M. S. Making it in the "free world": Women in transition from prison. Albany: State University of New York Press. Perlmutter, F. D. (1990). Changing hats: From social work practice to administration. Silver Springs: NASW Press. (1994).

Karla Krogsrud Miley, Michael W. O'Melia, Brenda L. DuBois. An empowerment-based method of social work which integrates core themes of the profession. This text is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series.

O’Melia, M. & DuBois, B. (2002). Generalist social work practice: an empowering approach, (3 rd e. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn and Bacon. National Assosciation of Social Workers. Social work speaks: NASW policy statements (5 th e. Washington, DC: NASW Press. Netting, . Kettner, . McMurtry . & Thomas, . TERM Winter '18. PROFESSOR Sandra M Schiff.

These readings offer critical perspectives and practice applications to define and illustrate an empowerment method of social work. The organizing theme, pathways to power, focuses on how people acquire and maintain power. This book goes beyond traditional practice perspectives to include methods that emphasize social justice, environmental contexts, strengths, and collaborative partnerships with clients and others. This book covers key theoretical perspectives, including contextual social work, social justice, multicultural competence, and social constructionism. Practice methods exemplifying empowerment social work feature policy practice, community action research, self-directed group work, grassroots community change, organizational redevelopment, community collaboration, and strengths-based approaches. For undergraduate and graduate social work students.