ERIC Number: ED123011
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Feb-24
Reference Count: N/A
Social Work in Rural Communities. A Book of Readings.
Ginsberg, Leon H., Ed.
Designed to serve as a resource tool for educators and social work practitioners, this collection of articles on social work in rural communities presents: (1) "An Overview of Social Work Education for Rural Areas"; (2) "Social Work Education for Rural Program Development" (the "generalist" and the principles, dynamics, and educational content and methodology of program development); (3) "Delivering Social Services in Rural Areas" (definitions; social worker problems; and pertinent suggestions); (4) "Educational Assumptions for Rural Social Work" (a 34-item list); (5) "Nometropolitan Social Planning" (rural specific planning which utilizes rural resources and objectives); (6) "Community Organization in Rural Areas" (reorientations and adjustments in the practice of community organization); (7) "Experiences in Rural Mental Health" (consultation, education, and prevention as major strategies); (8) "The Social Worker in the Rural Community Mental Health Center" (a profile); (9) "The Rural Social Worker and Corrections" (modifications for the American corrections system); (10) "Older Americans in Rural and Small Towns" (1971 White House Conference); (11) "The Elderly in Rural Areas: Differences in Urban Areas and Implications for Practice"; (12) "Public Welfare and the News Media: A Regional Study" (agencies and the media); (13) "An Annotated Bibliography on Rural Social Work." (JC)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Annotated Bibliographies, Correctional Rehabilitation, Delivery Systems, Educational Attitudes, Mental Health, News Media, Older Adults, Organization, Planning, Program Development, Public Relations, Rural Areas, Rural Urban Differences, Social Services, Social Work, Social Workers
Council on Social Work Education, 345 East 46th St., New York, New York 10017 ($4.00)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council on Social Work Education, New York, NY.