Digital Social Work : Tools for Practice with Individuals, Organizations, and Communities / edited by Lauri Goldkind; Lea Wolf and Paul P. Freddolino.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publication details: New York : Oxford University Press , 2019. Description: xvii, 294 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780190871116; 9780190871123; 9780190871130Subject(s): Social Work Education | Social Service | Social Science | Social Work | -- Technological innovations | -- Technological innovations | Additional physical formats: Online version:: Digital social workDDC classification: 361.32 Online resources: Click here to access online Also issued online.
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1. Introduction -- Part I. INDIVIDUAL 2. Promoting Real Abilities in a Virtual World -- Alice Krueger
3. Where I Was and Where I Want to Go: Digital Music and Therapeutic Songwriting -- Andrew Tepper, Lea Wolf, Chelsea Tussing, Emily Carter, Janice Derito, Michael Jaonsch, and Sofia Konvitz
4. mDad: Helping Dads Be Better Parents with Mobile Phones -- Shawna J. Lee, Tova B. Walsh, and Joyce Y. Lee --
5. Online Social Support for Foster Care Youths Transitioning to College and Adulthood -- Lynette Kvasny --
6. Digital Storytelling: Tools, Techniques, and Traditions -- Melanie Sage, Jonathan B. Singer, Andrea LaMarre, and Carla Rice
7. Using Data to Improve Client Services -- Dale Fitch
Part II. ORGANIZATION 8. Getting Big Data to the Good Guys: The Promises and Challenges of San Francisco's Shared Youth Database -- Chris Kingsley, Stephen Goldsmith, Lauri Goldkind, and Lea Wolf
9. The Use of Geographic Information Systems for Social Work Education, Research, and Practice -- Thomas P. Felke
10. Social Media in Agency Settings -- Kimberly Grocher, Lea Wolf, and Lauri Goldkind
Part III. COMMUNITY 11. Blogging: A Tool for Social Justice -- Vu Le, Lea Wolf, and Lap Yan
12. The Safety Net Gets Much Closer: m-Government and Mobile Benefits -- Abraham Lincoln Lee, Lauren Aaronson, and Lap Yan -- 13. #MacroSW: A Twitter Community of Personal Learning and Practice -- Laurel Iverson Hitchcock, Karen Zgoda, and Kristin Battista-Frazee
14. Going Forward Appendix A
" In a rapidly advancing technological culture, social work practitioners are frequently challenged to invent new strategies to meet client needs and foster social change. Despite the Council on Social Work Education's new standards for technology in social work practice, few schools of social work teach the use of technology for practice, and many instructors struggle with the integration this increasingly necessary dimension into education. Digital Social Work is designed to offer engaging, meaningful, and easy-to-use technology content that can be incorporated into generalist and advanced social work practice courses. The chapters in this volume offer instructors and students insight into the knowledge, skills, and values required of those who practice social work 2.0; by providing concrete examples of technology tools, they complement traditional social work curricula dealing with micro, mezzo, and macro systems. Chapters can be used singly--to augment Practice, Research, or Policy courses--or can provide a format to discuss technology in courses addressing practice with individuals, youth, and families. Virtual worlds, social media, GIS, blogs, and many other technology tools are represented in this collection. "
"In a digitally powered society, social workers, are challenged to embrace new interventions and enhance existing strategies in order to effectively promote social justice. The cases in this volume present engaging examples of technology tools in use across micro, mezzo and macro practice, illuminating the knowledge, skills, and values required of those who practice social work 2.0".
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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