Social Work Practice http://rsw.sagepub.com Effective Family-Based Interventions for Adolescents With Substance Use Problems: A Systematic Review Ashley M. Austin, Mark J. Macgowan and Eric F. Wagner Research on Social Work Practice 2005; 15; 67 DOI: 10.1177/1049731504271606 The online version of this article can be found at: http://rsw.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/15/2/67 Published by: http://www.sagepublications.com Additional services and information for Research on Social Work Practice
country).” Globalization on the other hand “focuses on differences among people from different countries.” The dimensions of diversity are clear, today’s workers must be able to accept and work with those who are a different gender, race, color, creed, religion, age, etc. then they are. They must also be able to work with those with disabilities. This is especially true in the United States (U.S.) where: 1) women make up almost half of all American employees, 2) those 55-and-older are predicted to
obtained from the interview with Ms Pham, I would say “rational-functional” is best descried what Ms Pham does as a service manager. With “function approach, managers perform certain activities or duties as they efficiently and effectively coordinate the work of others” (Robbins, 2006, p. 10). The Woolworth supermarket at Flemington is one of a chain supermarket around Australia and is under the umbrella of an international organisation. Robin (2006, p6) defined “an organisation as a deliberate arrangement
many industries have undergone major challenges with workers and their demands of fair treatment and compensation. These bold acts have put management at odds in a tug of war battle within their respected fields of work. The tension has caused more confusion and greatly divided the work efforts from moving forward in reaching set goals and achievements. The statements on these issues will reflect from management point of view, because I believe today’s businesses are leaving managers quite a mess
Critically Analyse Two Social Work Methods and Discuss How You Might apply These Methods When Working with Service Users How Has Been Subjected to Domestic Violence In this assignment I will analyse 2 social work (SW) theories in relation to domestic violence (DV). The theories I will discuss will be Crisis Intervention and Task-Centred Therapy. I will demonstrate my understanding in implement these theories using the six national occupational standards (NOS) key roles in assessing service user’s
Hiring Practices of Police Forces The hiring of police officers is quite different from any other profession; because, the sensitive nature of the job the hiring processes is very intensive and thorough. The entire process can take weeks if not months to complete, and starting with the application it can be very demanding. Most departments hire in a multi step process consisting of at least five or six steps. The first would be the application followed by, in most departments, the civil service
immediately presenting option is both more complicated and more exciting as it involves reimagining employee efficiency in ways that maximize the values of experience over the values of expendability. That is, while the young work hard and then walk away, the older employee works well and stays. These efficiencies are not interchangeable, however, and it will be necessary to adapt to the change in employee resources, if companies do not want to either lose their money or reputation.
Misunderstanding #1 Who was the sender? Myself (Maria) Who was the receiver? Supervisor (Cathy) What was the message? We had been sending emails back and forth regarding me not being at work in the afternoon because I had to drop my daughter off in Atlanta and that I would try and be back before closing at 6pm. I was trying to explain how traffic could be and that it could be a possibility that I might not get back by 6 to close the building. I was trying to explain what my plans were and
Problem Statement: The problem in this case is the underlying disconnect between union labor and management. Support for choice of problem: • Symptoms o High rate of absenteeism o Low morale o No group of labor employees seem to be there by choice. o Biased management decision o Theory of expectations • Examples o Labor Guy, “You’re making $ now” – even though his compensation actually went down. o 3 Management Suggestion pep talk “Tactful” is a code word for don’t rock the boat.
“Work smart, not hard” is the phrase of the retired people preach. After working a number of years in a company, it is compulsory to retire at a certain age, but lengthening the retirement age from sixty-five to seventy has its’ benefits and adverse effects. Many people look forward to the retirement age to enjoy life and reap the rewards of all their hard work. “Turning boomers into boomerangs” discusses that employees of the 1950’s and 1960’s face retirement presently, taking with them the expertise