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Collaborative helping

by William C Madsen | 09 May 2014
Synopsis
An interdisciplinary framework for sustainable helping throughcross-system collaboration This hands-on resource provides clear, practical guidance forsupportive service professionals working in a home-basedenvironment. Drawing on best practices from a range of disciplines,this book provides a clear map for dealing with the complex andoften ambiguous situations that arise with individuals andfamilies, with applications extending to supervision andorganizational change. Readers gain the advice and insight ofreal-world frontline helpers, as well as those who receive care,highlighting new ways to approach the work and re-think previousconceptualizations of problems and strengths. Helping efforts areorganized around a shared, forward-thinking vision that anticipatesobstacles and draws on existing and potential supports indeveloping a collaborative plan of action. The book begins with stories that illustrate core concepts andcontext, presenting a number of useful ideas that can reorientbehavioral services while outlining a principle-based practiceframework to help workers stay grounded and focused. Problems areaddressed, and strength-based work is expanded into richerconversations about strengths in the context of intention andpurpose, value and belief, hopes, dreams, and commitments. Topicsinclude: Contextual guidance with helping mapsEngaging people and re-thinking problems and strengthsDilemmas in home and community servicesSustainable helping through collaboration and support A strong collaboration between natural networks, communities,and trained professionals across systems creates an effectivehelping endeavor. Ensuring sustainability may involve promotingsystems change, and building institutional supports for specificsupervisory, management, and organizational practices.Collaborative Helping provides a framework for organizingthese efforts into a coherent whole, serving the needs ofsupportive services workers across sectors.
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Synopsis
An interdisciplinary framework for sustainable helping throughcross-system collaboration This hands-on resource provides clear, practical guidance forsupportive service professionals working in a home-basedenvironment. Drawing on best practices from a range of disciplines,this book provides a clear map for dealing with the complex andoften ambiguous situations that arise with individuals andfamilies, with applications extending to supervision andorganizational change. Readers gain the advice and insight ofreal-world frontline helpers, as well as those who receive care,highlighting new ways to approach the work and re-think previousconceptualizations of problems and strengths. Helping efforts areorganized around a shared, forward-thinking vision that anticipatesobstacles and draws on existing and potential supports indeveloping a collaborative plan of action. The book begins with stories that illustrate core concepts andcontext, presenting a number of useful ideas that can reorientbehavioral services while outlining a principle-based practiceframework to help workers stay grounded and focused. Problems areaddressed, and strength-based work is expanded into richerconversations about strengths in the context of intention andpurpose, value and belief, hopes, dreams, and commitments. Topicsinclude: Contextual guidance with helping mapsEngaging people and re-thinking problems and strengthsDilemmas in home and community servicesSustainable helping through collaboration and support A strong collaboration between natural networks, communities,and trained professionals across systems creates an effectivehelping endeavor. Ensuring sustainability may involve promotingsystems change, and building institutional supports for specificsupervisory, management, and organizational practices.Collaborative Helping provides a framework for organizingthese efforts into a coherent whole, serving the needs ofsupportive services workers across sectors.
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€48.99
146 Reward Points
In stock online
Delivery 5-7 Days
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ISBN - 9781118567630
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Published - 09/05/2014
Categories - All, Books, Education, Psychology Academic
No. of Pages - 240
Weight - 393
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Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 26
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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