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Will your agency or students have the training to use the Internet in practice?Human Services Online: A New Arena for Service Delivery focuses on ways that Human Services are using the Internet for service delivery, community education, collaboration, advocacy, social change, and resource development. This valuable book highlights the array of innovative services now being offered on the Internet and provides guidelines and cautions for human service professionals in using the Internet to enhance their services.Human Services Online: A New Arena for Service Delivery provides much-needed research and empirical evaluation related to human service online activities and points to areas where future research efforts should be directed. The book describes and evaluates cutting-edge Internet-based services, ethical and legal threats to agencies and consumers that may result from online activities, and theoretical discussions of issues that impact human services as consumers and human service agencies increasingly come online.Topics addressed in Human Services Online: A New Arena for Service Delivery include: online therapy/counseling online fundraising online recruitment of volunteers and virtual volunteer programs online consultation, continuing education, and training ethical, legal, and liability issues related to Web sites and online support online support groups and self-help online advocacy and activism promoting access for under-represented populations use of the Internet to impact specific social problems such as domestic violence or HIV/AIDSHuman Services Online: A New Arena for Service Delivery provides guidelines and specific suggestions for agencies considering developing online services. The book examines model programs and their effectiveness so that other agencies can replicate them in their own areas, describes cutting-edge online services that today's human services students will need to be aware of as they enter the job market, and provides information for agencies that will enhance their ability to solicit volunteers and contributions on the Internet.

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Human Services Online: A New Arena for Service Delivery provides guidelines and specific suggestions for agencies considering developing online services. The book examines model programs and their effectiveness so that other agencies can replicate them in their own areas, describes cutting-edge online services that today's human services students will need to be aware of as they enter the job market, and provides information for agencies that will enhance their ability to solicit volunteers and contributions on the Internet.

Table of Contents

The HIV Cybermall : a regional cybernetwork of HIV services / Mark Henrickson, Judith R. Mayo — The effects of a computer network on pediatric pain and anxiety / Gary Holden ... et al. — Changing practices with children and families in North Carolina : using technology to facilitate collaboration and training / Irene Nathan Zipper, Andrew Broughton, Lenore Behar — The requirements of community : an online survey of the Social Work Access Network (SWAN) / Michael A. Wright — A survey of domestic violence organizations on the World Wide Web / Jerry Finn — Computer technology utilization and community-based AIDS organizations / P.J. Cameron, J.R. Graham, J.D. Sieppert — Virtual volunteering : online volunteers providing assistance to human service agencies / Jayne Cravens — Online fundraising in the human services / Jerry D. Marx — Liability and the Internet : risks and recommendations for social work practice / Mary Banach, Frances P. Bernat — INTERNET : a framework for analyzing online human service practices / Joanne Levine — The Community Tool Box : using the Internet to support the work of community health and development / Jerry A. Schultz ... et al. --Promoting computer-mediated communications in community coalitions / Paul K. Dezendorf, Ronald K. Green — Offering social support via the Internet : a case study of an online support group for social workers / Andrea Meier — The nature and prevention of harm in technology-mediated self-help settings : three exemplars / Vincent R. Waldron, Melissa Lavitt, Douglas Kelley.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789010117
Editor:
Finn, Jerry
Editor:
Holden, Gary
Editor:
Finn, Jerry
Editor:
Holden, Gary
Author:
Finn, Jerry
Publisher:
CRC Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Human Services
Subject:
Social Work
Subject:
Social service
Subject:
Online Services - General
Subject:
Online Services - Resource Directories
Subject:
Computer network resources
Subject:
World Wide Web
Subject:
Internet
Subject:
Social services
Subject:
Social work administation
Subject:
Sociology - General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
8.37x5.99x.88 in. 1.10 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Human Services Online: A New Arena for Service Delivery provides guidelines and specific suggestions for agencies considering developing online services. The book examines model programs and their effectiveness so that other agencies can replicate them in their own areas, describes cutting-edge online services that today's human services students will need to be aware of as they enter the job market, and provides information for agencies that will enhance their ability to solicit volunteers and contributions on the Internet.
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