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ISBN-10 0205647650ISBN-13 9780205647651
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-205-51681-5ISBN-13 978-0-205-51681-0
Author(s): Joyce S. McKnight; Joanna McKnight Plummer
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2015 Pages: 408
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Explores how helping professionals effectively work in the community

Community Organization: Theory and Practice provides readers with the theories, tools and strategies needed to organize effective, participatory change efforts in communities. Readers will learn how these theories inform and can help direct the type of organizing that will work best for a specific community based on its personality, needs, and resources. Community Organization is designed as both a textbook and a reference guide for professionals in the helping field.

Standards for Excellence Series - Designed to help students advance their knowledge, values, and skills, the Standards for Excellence Series assists students in associated CSHSE's National Standards to all levels of human service practice. The Standards for Excellence grid at the start of the book provides a quick view of the CSHSE Standards addressed in each chapter.

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