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Needs Assessment

David Royse, Michele Staton-Tindall, Karen Badger, and J. Matthew Webster

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368789
eISBN:
9780199863860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:royes/9780195368789.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Needs assessments are a vital part of an organization's planning, service provision, and evaluation process. Social and human service agencies contemplating starting a new program, expanding an ... More


Managing Human Resources in the Human Services: Supervisory Challenges

Felice Davidson Perlmutter, Darlyne Bailey, and Ellen Netting

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195137071
eISBN:
9780199865611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137071.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Managerial supervisors are those persons who supervise direct service staff, who oversee human service programs, and who perform macro practice tasks in their agencies on a daily basis. They are not ... More


Professional Challenges for Managerial Supervisors

Felice Davidson Perlmutter, Darlyne Bailey, and F. Ellen Netting

in Managing Human Resources in the Human Services: Supervisory Challenges

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195137071
eISBN:
9780199865611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137071.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the pressures and paradoxes that are being experienced in human service organizations. It identifies the ideological, economic, social, and technological forces that shape our ... More


Building Strategic Alliances

Felice Davidson Perlmutter, Darlyne Bailey, and F. Ellen Netting

in Managing Human Resources in the Human Services: Supervisory Challenges

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195137071
eISBN:
9780199865611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137071.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the developmental stages and issues faced when managerial supervisors engage in building new interorganizational relationships. It begins with an example of alliance building, ... More


Humanizing Technology

Felice Davidson Perlmutter, Darlyne Bailey, and F. Ellen Netting

in Managing Human Resources in the Human Services: Supervisory Challenges

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195137071
eISBN:
9780199865611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137071.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter focuses on how the workplace is being transformed through technological change. It argues that a critical function the managerial supervisor must perform is to humanize technology. This ... More


Theories of Practice with Vulnerable Populations

FRANCIS J. TURNER

in Innovations in Practice and Service Delivery Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195111552
eISBN:
9780199865734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111552.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the four factors related to the challenge of how best to tap the contemporary theoretical richness available to the human service practitioner in working with vulnerable ... More


Evaluating Program Effectiveness

Felice Davidson Perlmutter, Darlyne Bailey, and F. Ellen Netting

in Managing Human Resources in the Human Services: Supervisory Challenges

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195137071
eISBN:
9780199865611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137071.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explores the professional challenges managers face as they encounter several paradoxes related to program effectiveness. It begins by setting the context within which the supervisory ... More


Supporting Diversity

Felice Davidson Perlmutter, Darlyne Bailey, and F. Ellen Netting

in Managing Human Resources in the Human Services: Supervisory Challenges

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195137071
eISBN:
9780199865611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137071.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter seeks to support the managerial staff in human service organizations who similarly wish to address the reality of diversity within their agency. It focuses on human service organizations ... More


Where Do We Go From Here?

Felice Davidson Perlmutter, Darlyne Bailey, and F. Ellen Netting

in Managing Human Resources in the Human Services: Supervisory Challenges

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195137071
eISBN:
9780199865611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137071.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This Epilogue summarizes all the challenges faced by managerial supervisors, and assesses the forces that can contribute to both professional and personal satisfaction in a career well spent in the ... More


Responding to Legal Mandates: Coauthored With Karen Cherwony

Felice Davidson Perlmutter, Darlyne Bailey, and F. Ellen Netting

in Managing Human Resources in the Human Services: Supervisory Challenges

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195137071
eISBN:
9780199865611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137071.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses critical legislation that impacts professionals within human service organization. Information is provided about various laws that affect the workplace (e.g., The Family Leave ... More


Building Cultures and Climates for Effective Human Services: Understanding and Improving Organizational Social Contexts with the ARC mode

Anthony L. Hemmelgarn and Charles Glisson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190455286
eISBN:
9780190455316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455286.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Research and Evaluation

This book explains how organizational culture and climate affect the quality and outcomes of human services and describes the Availability, Responsiveness, and Continuity (ARC) model of ... More


Introduction: The History, Policies, and Structures That Shape Health Care Regulation

Robert I. Field

in Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation, and Compromise

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195159684
eISBN:
9780199864423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159684.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents background on the nature of health policy and the role of regulation in translating policy into action. It describes the fundamental policy goals of improving quality, enhancing ... More


It Starts with a Dream

Sandra L. Bloom and Brian Farragher

in Restoring Sanctuary: A New Operating System for Trauma-Informed Systems of Care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199796366
eISBN:
9780199332632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796366.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book is the third part of a trilogy that explores what it means for people to come together and create organizations within which traumatized clients are given opportunities to heal. This ... More


Social Role Valorisation

Paul Sinclair

in Rethinking palliative care: A social role valorisation approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349217
eISBN:
9781447303244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349217.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Social Role Valorisation (SRV) theory – a high-order concept for addressing the plight of societally devalued people and for structuring human services – describes how social devaluation operates. It ... More


The Nonprofit Sector in New York City and Los Angeles

Helmut K. Anheier, Marcus Lam, and David B. Howard

in New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199778386
eISBN:
9780199332588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778386.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides a comparative analysis of the scale, scope, and role of the nonprofit sector in the New York and Los Angeles regions. In both regions, the nonprofit sector plays important roles ... More


Improving Organizational Social Contexts for Effective Human Services

Anthony L. Hemmelgarn and Charles Glisson

in Building Cultures and Climates for Effective Human Services: Understanding and Improving Organizational Social Contexts with the ARC mode

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190455286
eISBN:
9780190455316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455286.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Research and Evaluation

Emphasizing five basic points, this chapter summarizes what the authors have learned in their development of evidence-based organizational strategies. First, human service organizations vary in their ... More


Practice Research in the Human Services: A University-Agency Partnership Model

Michael J. Austin and Sarah Carnochan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197518335
eISBN:
9780197518366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518335.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Practice Research in the Human Services: A University-Agency Partnership Model offers a practical approach to conducting practice research in the field of human services. This evolving form of ... More


Introducing the ARC Organizational Strategies

Anthony L. Hemmelgarn and Charles Glisson

in Building Cultures and Climates for Effective Human Services: Understanding and Improving Organizational Social Contexts with the ARC mode

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190455286
eISBN:
9780190455316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455286.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Research and Evaluation

This chapter describes the ARC model of three core strategies for developing effective human service organizations. These include (1) embedding guiding organizational principles, (2) providing ... More


The Case for a Needs-Based Model in Child Welfare: A Concept to Address Child Well-Being

Katherine L. Casillas and John D. Fluke

in From Evidence to Outcomes in Child Welfare: An International Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199973729
eISBN:
9780199386703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973729.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The chapter examines the use of evidence in Nonprofit Human Service Organizations (NPHSOs), in light of their unique characteristics and attributes that distinguish them from other organizations. The ... More


“Don’t Blame Me, It Wasn’t Up to Me!”: Policy Recommendations from Everyday Experience

Frank Ridzi

in Selling Welfare Reform: Work-First and the New Common Sense of Employment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814775936
eISBN:
9780814777374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814775936.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores how both clients and other human service professionals express resistance to work-first as they experience it in their daily lives. The dynamics of behavioral conditioning by ... More


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