This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
Working with Communities in Health and Human Services embeds community participation within social science theory about community and participation and provides students with both the concepts and practical tools essential for increasing community participation in health and human services
Theory and concepts for understanding the nature and different types of communities are combined with practical skills for working with communities. This approach enables students to contextualise what is meant by community participation, community development, and collaborative service and program
development, with the skills needed by community practitioners.
Activites and case studies throughout the book are drawn from community health and social care practice and are used to illustrate the principles, approaches, and issues related to working with communities. The activities, when used in conjunction with the 'reflective practice' approach demonstrate
that there are different ways to practice. The importance of integrating people's experiences with concepts and practical skills is a core theme in the text and provides the basis for learning and working with communities.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Judy Taylor is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of South Australia. Brian Cheers is a Research Professor and Director, Centre for Rural and Regional Developmentat the Whyalla Campus at the University of South Australia. David Wilkinson is Deputy Head of the School of Medicine at
Queensland University in Australia.
...a thoughtfully designed publication containing a wide range of case study materials, web-based resources and reflective exercises ideal for use with students across a range of qualifying professional programmes in the health field, and to practitioners new to the concept of working with communities within a social, rather than medical, model of planning and intervention. * International Journal of Integrated Care *
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Oxford University Press, 2008. Paperback. Condition: Like New. First Edition. A nearly new copy, square and tight with no creases or splits. Contents fresh and clean, not showing any pen-marks. Not from a library so no such stamps or labels. Thus a tidy book in very presentable condition. Seller Inventory # 095387
Book Description Oxford University Press, 2008. Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has soft covers. In good all round condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,700grams, ISBN:9780195558357. Seller Inventory # 8071525
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Muy Bueno / Very Good. Seller Inventory # 100000000655147