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Reflections on Practice (Lessons and Recommendations)

Melvin Delgado

in Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context: The Potential of a Capacity-Enhancement Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195125467
eISBN:
9780199864188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125467.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents a synthesis of the lessons learned in undertaking urban-based community capacity-enhancement practice. The rewards, challenges, hopes, and despair that are often associated with ... More


Application of the Framework to Practice: Intervention

Melvin Delgado

in Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context: The Potential of a Capacity-Enhancement Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195125467
eISBN:
9780199864188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125467.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the intervention phase of the community capacity-enhancement framework. The phase is often categorized as the “bottom line” for most social agencies. It represents the ultimate ... More


Four Types of Urban Capacity-Enhancement Projects (Murals, Gardens, Playgrounds, and Sculptures)

Melvin Delgado

in Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context: The Potential of a Capacity-Enhancement Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195125467
eISBN:
9780199864188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125467.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter describes four community capacity-enhancement projects and places them within a historical context to provide a better appreciation of their significance in the lives of urban ... More


Analysis of Common and Unique Development Tasks

Melvin Delgado

in Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context: The Potential of a Capacity-Enhancement Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195125467
eISBN:
9780199864188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125467.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter analyzes what makes an urban setting attractive for macro social work practice using an assets paradigm. The chapter is divided into two sections. The first section analyzes what makes ... More


A Foundation for Community Capacity-Enhancement Practice

Melvin Delgado

in Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context: The Potential of a Capacity-Enhancement Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195125467
eISBN:
9780199864188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125467.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents a brief review of several theoretical schools of thought that have direct applicability to community capacity-enhancement practice in an urban environment. Topics discussed ... More


Application of the Framework to Practice: Engagement

Melvin Delgado

in Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context: The Potential of a Capacity-Enhancement Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195125467
eISBN:
9780199864188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125467.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the engagement phase of the community capacity-enhancement framework. Engagement refers to the sociopolitical process of developing relationships, eliciting commitments from ... More


Application of the Framework to Practice: Assessment

Melvin Delgado

in Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context: The Potential of a Capacity-Enhancement Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195125467
eISBN:
9780199864188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125467.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

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 ... More


Deliberation’s Contribution to Community Capacity Building

Bo Kinney

in Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899265
eISBN:
9780199980147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899265.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter examines deliberation's relationship to community capacity building. It uses a framework developed by Chaskin, Brown, Venkatesh, and Vidal, which defines four key characteristics of ... More


Application of the Framework to Practice: Mapping

Melvin Delgado

in Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context: The Potential of a Capacity-Enhancement Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195125467
eISBN:
9780199864188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125467.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the mapping phase of the community capacity-enhancement framework. Mapping gives practitioners a great deal of flexibility in any given situation because they are able to ... More


Place-Based Conservation Finds Its Voice: A Case Study of The Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition

Maia Enzer and Martin Goebel

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition (RVCC) formed in the early 2000s as a network of rural organizations that collectively advocate for environmental and economic policy changes to foster better ... More


The Importance of Readiness and High-Functioning Coalitions in Community-Based Prevention

Abigail A. Fagan, J. David Hawkins, Richard F. Catalano, and David P. Farrington

in Communities that Care: Building Community Engagement and Capacity to Prevent Youth Behavior Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190299217
eISBN:
9780190299255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299217.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes strategies for assessing community readiness to adopt a community-wide prevention approach. The challenges likely to arise when trying to raise awareness and support for EBIs ... More


Building and Maintaining Community Capacity: How the TAC Supported Neighborhood Organizations

Trina R. Shanks, Leslie Hollingsworth, and Patricia L. Miller

in A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change: Partnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190463311
eISBN:
9780190463342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463311.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Abstract: This chapter focuses on the work the UMSSW/TAC did to support development of neighborhood organizations, especially smaller nonprofits (NPOs) that did not have large budgets. This entailed ... More


Building and Maintaining Community Capacity: How the TAC Supported Neighborhood Residents

Trina R. Shanks and Patricia L. Miller

in A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change: Partnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190463311
eISBN:
9780190463342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463311.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Abstract: This chapter details the work of the UMSSW/TAC to connect with informal leaders and support neighborhood residents in accomplishing their goals. The TAC led or supported several strategies ... More


Latino Small Businesses and the American Dream: Community Social Work Practice and Economic and Social Development

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150897
eISBN:
9780231521789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150897.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Latino small businesses provide social, economic, and cultural comfort to their communities. They are also excellent facilitators of community capacity—a major component of effective social work ... More


Respite for rural and remote caregivers

Neena L. Chappell, Bonnie Schroeder, and Michelle Gibbens

in Rural ageing: A good place to grow old?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349019
eISBN:
9781447303299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349019.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter presents a report on the six guiding principles that are derived from the information shared by project personnel. These are raising awareness of caregiver issues, encouraging caregiver ... More


Getting on and getting by: living with poverty

Brid Featherstone, Sue White, and Kate Morris

in Re-imagining child protection: Towards humane social work with families

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308027
eISBN:
9781447312000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308027.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 6 explores the literature on suffering and the importance of attending to everyday experiences of living with shame in an unequal society. It explores the lived experience of poverty and ... More


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