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Rural Social Work : Building and Sustaining Community Capacity, Paperback / softback Book

Rural Social Work : Building and Sustaining Community Capacity Paperback / softback

Edited by T. Laine Scales, Calvin L. Streeter, H. Stephen Cooper


Social workers are typically trained in an urban context and are unprepared for the difficulties and challenges of rural social work yet rural areas experience the greatest need for licensed social workers.

This up-to-date text featuring a stellar list of contributions from experts in the field integrates research, theory, and evidence-based practice to demonstrate social work applications in a rural environment.

Integrating a strengths-based, asset-building approach to rural social work, this book reflects the latest knowledge and research in social work, including Evidence-Based Practice, Concept Mapping, Community Action Research, Globalization, and more.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Rural communities
  • ISBN: 9781118445167



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