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From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110159
eISBN:
9780199865635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

Using a case example of how Pennsylvania Blue Shield trained, hired, and retained several hundred welfare recipients on its work force, this book offers a success story and a broad discussion of ... More


Planning for Success

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

in From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110159
eISBN:
9780199865635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

This chapter presents the details that went into the design of the Pennsylvania Blue Shield program. It looks at the program elements as described in the proposal for government funding and the ... More


Where Do We Go From Here?

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

in From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110159
eISBN:
9780199865635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

This chapter considers the future directions for both public and private sector leaders in policy and corporate arenas. It examines the implications, raises questions, and makes suggestions based on ... More


How One Corporation Got Involved

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

in From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110159
eISBN:
9780199865635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

This chapter tells the story of Pennsylvania Blue Shield's venture into the world of welfare. It discusses the factors that created the receptive environment for the venture. These include the ... More


A Win-Win Game

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

in From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110159
eISBN:
9780199865635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

This chapter describes what happened to the trainees who completed the program and program outcomes in terms of costs and savings. Pennsylvania Blue Shield's data showed a dramatic return on ... More


The Importance of Staff

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

in From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110159
eISBN:
9780199865635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

One of the keys to the success of Pennsylvania Blue Shield's program was the competency of the staff selected to work in the training program. This chapter discusses the personnel considerations, and ... More


Perceptions of the Trainees as Corporate Employees

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

in From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110159
eISBN:
9780199865635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

This chapter focuses on the perceptions of the new employees during their initial period of adjustment at the Blue Shield corporate facility. It also discusses ways to smooth the transition from ... More


Integrating the New Workers

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

in From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110159
eISBN:
9780199865635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

This chapter focuses on the strategies used to integrate the new workers into the workplace. An overall approach was recommended which highlighted the importance of integrating the new workers into ... More


From Welfare to Work

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

in From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110159
eISBN:
9780199865635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the debates over welfare reform. It then considers the changes in welfare policy in response to changing social and economic realities. The importance ... More


Trainee Perspectives

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

in From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110159
eISBN:
9780199865635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

This chapter focuses on the trainees themselves—their motivations, perceptions, and problems. It discusses the obstacles that must be overcome and the supports needed for candidates to be able to ... More


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