Helping Networks and Human Services (SAGE Library of Social Research) by Charles Froland
Helping Networks and Human Services (SAGE Library of Social Research)
Author: Charles Froland
Book title: Helping Networks and Human Services (SAGE Library of Social Research)
ISBN: 0803916256
ISBN13: 978-0803916258
Format: pdf, fb2, epub
Pages:
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc; 1 edition (August 1, 1981)
Language: English
Size pdf version: 1599 kb
Size epub version: 1294 kb
Rating: 4.8 ✪
Votes: 306
Category: Politics & Social Sciences
Subcategory: Social Sciences
How can human service agencies make use of the ordinary people -- relatives, friends, neighbours, pastors -- who help each other? Do human service agencies have anything to offer them, considering they do a good job on their own? The authors present a thorough examination of the problems, benefits, history, goals and potentials of such collaboration.

′The breadth of experience of working with informal helpers that is presented in this book and the categories and strategies that are discussed will be an invaluable complement to discussion about similar work in this country...It is a challenging book expecially to professionals and agencies.′ -- British Journal of Social Work, 1982

′...this work is a valuable