Category «Macro Social Work»

What Is Macro Social Work?

  Macro social work is a broad field that centers on the investigation of larger scale social problems, and the development and implementation of social interventions that aim to effect positive change at the community, state, and national levels. Macro social work encompasses such practices as social work research, program development for small and large …

Nicki Sanders, MSW

  Nicki Sanders, MSW, is an experienced educator, trainer, group facilitator, career coach and manager. SPECIALIZATION: Developing sustainable systems and processes to maximize the recruiting, hiring, training, and managing of interns in both the public and private sector. CAREER: Respected professional who has led, coordinated, and managed teams of diverse individuals to produce positive outcomes …

Social Responsibility No Longer Optional For Businesses

  Social Responsibility No Longer Optional For Businesses By Chad Brooks, Business News Daily Senior Writer   Selling a good product or service is no longer enough to attract today’s socially conscious shoppers, new research shows. A study by public relations and marketing firm Cone Communications and Echo Research revealed corporate social responsibility is now …

Why Corporate Social Responsibility is Important

  What is Corporate Social Responsibility? Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a broad term used to describe a company’s efforts to improve society in some way. These efforts can range from donating money to nonprofits to implementing environmentally-friendly policies in the workplace. CSR is important for companies, nonprofits, and employees alike. Corporate social responsibility is …

Black Friday with Pack A Purse Drive

  Are you a Black Friday Shopper? If you are braving the elements and tackling the lines to get great deals on today, please consider donating personal hygiene items for our 11th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive which began on November 1, 2017 and ends December 5, 2017. We are collecting purses (totes and other …

I Love Macro Social Work

  I Love Macro Social Work Social workers stand up for millions of people every day. These include people who are experiencing devastating illnesses and mental health crises, our veterans, children, families and communities. Yet many people still misunderstand who social workers are and the invaluable contributions they bring to society. This year National Association …

“Getting It Right” in Social Work

  “Getting It Right” in Social Work A Social Work Month Message From Darla Spence Coffey, CSWE President & CEO   We have to improve life, not just for those who have the most skills and those who know how to manipulate the system.  But also for and with those who often have so much …

Trends in Macro Social Work Education

  Trends in Macro Social Work Education By Sue Coyle, MSW Social Work Today Vol. 16 No. 2 P. 16   For macro social work to regain ground in the field, it must start in the classroom.   In today’s world, micro social work reigns supreme—or at least that’s how it appears.   Those entering …

Taking Macro Social Work to the Next Level

  Social work is often divided into three broad practice categories: macro, mezzo and micro. Macro level social work is interventions provided on a large scale that affect entire communities and systems of care. Mezzo social work happens on an intermediate scale, involving neighborhoods, institutions or other smaller groups. Micro social work is the most …