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Management and Leadership in Social Work

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Management and Leadership in Social Work

SKU# 9780826130679

A Competency Based Approach

Author: Todd W. Rofuth DSW, Julie Piepenbring PhD, LCSW

$85.00

Description 

Full of expert guidance on leadership and management, this unique book is geared specifically to the needs of social work administrators, educators and practitioners in both academic and agency settings. The contents are fully comprehensive and encompass both theoretical approaches to management and leadership plus a wide variety of practical strategies that can be directly applied to practice.

Topics blend the art and science of leadership and management and incorporate all competencies and practice behaviors required by NSWM and CSWE. These include understanding different leadership styles, practicing self-reflection and self-care, methods to motivate teams and mentor others, developing strategic plans, understanding financial management, marketing, fundraising, human resources, program evaluations, community collaboration, and much more. Additionally, the text illustrates the parallels/disparities between social work practice skills, knowledge, and ethics and those of leadership and management. Instructor resources include PowerPoints for each chapter, lecture notes, and sample syllabi. Print version of the book includes free, searchable, digital access to entire contents.

Key Features:

  • Geared specifically to the needs of social work educators and practitioners in academic and agency settings
  • Incorporates all competencies and practice behaviors required by NSWM and CSWE as cited in each chapter
  • Discusses the differences between management and leadership along with best practices
  • Fosters knowledge and skill development through the use of competency-based real-life cases, self-reflective exercises, and thought-provoking questions
  • Offers examples of how to motivate and work with different age cohorts, community groups, and other stakeholders
  • Addresses the challenges of financial management and fundraising
  • Exhibits specific problem-solving and decision-making strategies

Product Details 

  • Publication Date May 28, 2019
  • Page Count 552
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826130679

Table of Contents 

Part 1: Executive Leadership in Social Work

Chapter 1: Leadership and Management Theory in Social Work

Chapter 2: Best Leadership and Management Practices in Social Work

Chapter 3: Effective Communication and Marketing the Organization for Social Workers

Chapter 4: Making Meetings Productive and Working with Groups for Social Workers

Chapter 5: Problem Solving and Decision Making in Social Work

Chapter 6: Developing and Motivating Staff in Social Work

Chapter 7: Professional Development in Leadership and Management in Social Work

Chapter 8: Managing Organizational Functions for Social Workers

Part 2: Resource Management Practices in Social Work

Chapter 9: Accountability in Social Work.

Chapter 10: Human Resource Functions in a Social Work Environment

Chapter 11: Supervising Staff in a Social Work Environment

Chapter 12: Management Information Systems and Managing Technology for Social Work Environments

Chapter 13: Financial Management in Social Work

Part 3: Strategic Management and Administrative Skills for Organizational Growth and Success in a Social Work Environment

Chapter 14: Strategic Planning in a Social Work Environment

Chapter 15: Designing and Assessing Programs for Social Work

By Stephen Monroe Tomczak, Julie Piepenbring, and Todd Rofuth

Chapter 16: Strategic Resource Development in a Social Work Environment

Part 4: Community Collaboration

Chapter 17: Community Collaboration for Social Workers

By Stephen Monroe Tomczak, Julie Piepenbring, and Todd Rofuth

Appendix A: Book Outline by Parts and Domains from the Network for Social Work Management and the Council on Social Work Education Competencies and Practice Behaviors by Chapters

Appendix B: The Network for Social Work Management (NSWM) Human Services Management Competencies and Practice Behaviors

Appendix C: The Council on Social Work Education Competencies