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Author Kemp, Susan P., 1953-
Title Person-environment practice : the social ecology of interpersonal helping / Susan P. Kemp, James K. Whittaker, and Elizabeth M. Tracy.
Imprint New York : Aldine de Gruyter, [1997]

 BLUFFTON BOOK  HV43.5 .K395 1997    AVAILABLE  
 BLUFFTON BOOK  HV43.5 .K395 1997    AVAILABLE  
Author Kemp, Susan P., 1953-
Series Modern applications of social work
Modern applications of social work.
Subject Person-in-environment system.
Social case work -- Evaluation.
Social service -- Research.
Needs assessment.
Evaluation research (Social action programs)
Alt Name Whittaker, James K.
Tracy, Elizabeth M.
Description xiv, 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-247) and indexes.
Contents An introduction to person-environment practice -- The idea of environment in social work practice -- Knowledge foundations : Rethinking environment for social work practice -- Environmental assessment -- Environmental interventions -- The diversity of environmental experience -- Current issues and future challenges for person-environment practice.
ISBN 0202361020 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0202361039 (paper : acid-free paper)
OCLC # 36485865
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Terry Bamford 
1An Introduction to Person-Environment Practice1
  Definition of Person-Environment Practice2
  The Building Blocks of Person-Environment Practice3
  Some Key Historical Ideas That Influence Person-Environment Practice9
  Some Key Features of Person-Environment Practice10
  P.E.P. and Related Practice Approaches15
  Challenges to Person-Environment Practice16
  Concluding Remarks18
2The Idea of Environment in Social Work Practice21
  Environmental Intervention in Historical Perspective22
  Bridging Person and Environment: Ecological and Systems Theory40
3Knowledge Foundations: Rethinking Environment for Social Work Practice51
  Social Work Perspectives52
  Critical and Constructivist Views of Environment64
  Ecological Systems Theory70
  Social and Physical Environments73
  Resilience, Protective Factors, and Environmental Risk79
4Environmental Assessment89
  Assessment in Social Work90
  Assessment in Person-Environment Practice (P.E.P.)91
  Sources of Data for Environmental Assessment94
  Frameworks for Environmental Assessment96
  Mapping Social Network Resources: The Social Network Map107
  Guidelines for Social Network/Support Assessments117
  Guidelines for Social Network/Support Goal-Setting119
  Environmental Assessment: Tools and Methods123
  Case Vignettes128
5Environmental Interventions131
  Intervention in Social Work Practice132
  Environmental Intervention in Social Work Practice134
  Environmental Intervention in Person-Environment Practice136
  The Process of Environmental Change137
  Social Network Interventions139
  General Considerations for Implementing Environmental Interventions158
  Summary: Ways to be Environmentally Oriented166
6The Diversity of Environmental Experience175
  Race, Class, and Environment176
  Women and Environment180
  Sexuality and Space183
  The Contexts of Disability186
  Environments at the Beginning and End of Life189
7Current Issues and Future Challenges for Person-Environment Practice199
  The Challenge of Knowledge Development199
  The Challenge of Knowledge Dissemination204
  Professional, Organizational, and Political Challenges for Person-Environment Practice207
  A Postscript on Direct Practice211
 Author Index248
 Subject Index257

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