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Special Commission Resources

SC Sponsored Documents

Rothman Report (Revised June 2013)

 

Why Macro Practice Matters

By Michael Reisch, University of Maryland

This essay was commissioned by the Special Commission to Advance Macro Practice in Social Work initiated by the Association of Community Organization and Social Administration (ACOSA) in 2013. It is an outgrowth of the Special Commission’s outreach to macro social work educators and practitioners who were asked to answer the question, "Why Macro Matters," in 2014-2015.

 

Summary Version of Why Macro Practice Matters

By Michael Reisch, University of Maryland

 

Frameworks for Practice

Other Articles / Publications

The Horse and the Herd: Steadying the Shift Between Micro and Macro-Direct Social Work Practice

By Darlyne Bailey, Bryn Mawr College and Melissa Emmerson, Bryn Mawr College

 

Reflections Special Issue: Interconnections of Micro and Macro Practice: Sharing Experiences of the Real World

Editors: Darlyne Bailey and Melissa Emmerson


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Videos & Presentations

 

Special Commission to Advance Macro Practice in Social Work - Overview

Produced by the Special Commission to Advance Macro Practice in Social Work, this video provides an overview of the 2014 and 2015 campaigns to promote why macro practice matters! Video clips from plenary lectures and short supporting clips are also included. Two other videos have been produced, one is slightly shorter in length and the other is much longer in length and shares more information. Those videos are also available on YouTube (Published on Oct 24, 2016). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5vImp2y-Q8

 

Making Macro Matter - PowerPoint Presentation NASW 2018