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General Information for the course

Description

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Library's links to e-journals for readings on the syllabus

http://libraries.uta.edu/dillard/subfiles/swjguide.htm

CAP videos online -- shorter list http://ourblocks.net/online-videos-for-community-administrative-practice/
CAP videos online -- YouTube playlist http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=755C8E1623640DCE
CAP videos online -- longer list http://ourblocks.net/videos/

NASW Code of Ethics

www.socialworkers.org/pubs/code/default.htm

TX Ethics code & standards

http://info.sos.state.tx.us/pub/plsql/readtac$ext.ViewTAC?tac_view=5&ti=22&pt=34&ch=781&sch=D&rl=Y

ACOSA:  Assn. for community organization/social administration

http://www.acosa.org/

Best of the Web -- Social Work http://botw.org/top/Science/Social_Sciences/Social_Work/

COMM-ORG online conference on organizing & dev.

http://comm-org.utoledo.edu/mailman/listinfo/colist

National Network for Social Work Managers

www.socialworkmanager.org

Nonprofit online news

www.gilbert.org/news/

Information for Practice (from Gary Holden)

hhttp://ifp.nyu.edu/ 

SWAN (Social Work Access Network)

http://cosw.sc.edu/swan/

NASW Online

www.naswdc.org/

Social work jokes

http://dolphin.upenn.edu/~prentice/index.html

Thomas, US legislative information

http://thomas.loc.gov/home/thomas2.html

Your first stop in finding US Govt information

http://firstgov.gov/

US Dept of Health and Human Services

www.os.dhhs.gov/

Roberts Rules of Order

www.parliamentarians.org/parlipro.htm

Texas resources

www.texas.gov/

Google search engine

http://www.google.com/

List of mailing lists (listservs) on the Internet

http://www.tile.net/lists/   and http://www.lsoft.com/catalist.html

Tutorial on searching the web (especially see table)

http://www.completeplanet.com/Tutorials/Search/index.asp

Writing support tools

http://nwca.syr.edu

Community and group decision making tools

http://www.extension.iastate.edu/communities/tools.html

APA recommended electronic reference formats

http://www.apastyle.org/elecref.html

What to do if you are harassed online

http://www.haltabuse.org/help/index.shtml

Team-Building and Participation: Guide to Tips on Principles and Practices
http://www.gatherthepeople.org/Pages/DLresources.htm

Public speaking tips

http://www.kumc.edu/SAH/OTEd/jradel/effective.html

Virtual Presentation Assistant online tutorial

http://www.ukans.edu/cwis/units/coms2/vpa/vpa.htm

Change thinkers:  A forum for community change knowledge exchange

http://www.changethinkers.com/

Speaking tips from ToastMasters

http://www.toastmasters.org/index.htm

2.  Historical development of macro practice

Description URL
Neighborhood organizing:  The importance of historical context by R. Fisher http://comm-org.utoledo.edu/papers96/fishercon.htm

3.  Generalist macro practice

Description URL
Community Tool Box model of community change http://ctb.lsi.ukans.edu/
Basic Guide to Management and Supervision http://www.mapnp.org/library/mgmnt/prsnlmnt.htm

4. Macro generalist practice theories, values, and perspectives

Description URL
Evidence Based Practice concepts

http://www2.uta.edu/ssw/trainasfa/ebpconcept.htm

Evidence Based Practice concepts applied to CPS http://www2.uta.edu/ssw/trainasfa/ebptdprs.htm
Transtheoretical model of behavior change in organizations http://www.cba.uri.edu/Scholl/Notes/Change_TTM.htm
Integrative (or Win-Win) Reframing http://www.colorado.edu/conflict/peace/treatment/wwrefram.htm
Participation perspective http://www.ids.ac.uk/ids/particip/information/index.html
Best practices in customer-driven strategic planning www.npr.gov/library/papers/benchmrk/customer.html
Working with Communities of Color (case study) http://qrd.tcp.com/qrd/www/FTR/comofcol.html
Evidence based look at institutional care http://www.calib.com/cbexpress/articles.cfm?article_id=641&ref=htmlEml
Discussion of systems theory http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/SYSTHEOR.html
Web Dictionary of Cybernetics and Systems http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/ASC/indexASC.html
NASW Standards for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice http://www.naswdc.org/pubs/standards/cultural.htm
Putnam, Social Capital http://www.prospect.org/archives/24/24putn.html
John McKnight, 1987, Regenerating Community http://www.cpn.org/sections/topics/community/index.html
Who inhabits the world and uses world resources http://www.thesustainablevillage.com/miniature_earth/index.html
The UTA fight song when you need a motivational booster http://fightmusic.com/others.html

5.  The community as client

Description URL
Reweaving the Fabric by Ernesto Cortes, Jr. http://www.tresser.com/ernesto.htm
Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Initiatives http://www.aspenroundtable.org/
Ontario healthy communities coalition http://www.healthycommunities.on.ca/ohcc.htm

Healthy People in Healthy Communities A Community Planning Guide Using Healthy People 2010

http://www.healthypeople.gov/Publications/HealthyCommunities2001/healthycom01hk.pdf
Seattle community network www.scn.org/
Chicago's Hyde Park/Kenwood Community www.scn.org/
Neighborhood Knowledge LA http://nkla.sppsr.ucla.edu/

6.  Identifying social conditions as problems/opportunities

Description URL
Kretzmann & McKinght, Intro to "Building communities from the inside out

www.northwestern.edu/ipr/publications/community/introd-building.html

The social well being of Vermonters www.ahs.state.vt.us/publs.htm#data
Urban Quality Indicators newsletter http://people.mw.mediaone.net/cyoakam/index.html
DHHS report on community human service indicators http://aspe.hhs.gov/progsys/community/index.htm
Measuring Community Capacity (Aspen Institute) http://www.aspeninst.org/csg/pdfs/ccb.pdf
Communication for Social Change: An Integrated Model for
Measuring the Process and Its Outcomes
http://www.comminit.com/social-change.html
Indicators to Help with Capacity Building in Health Promotion http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/public-health/health-promotion/pdf/indicators/capbuild.pdf
Find outcome measures at Outcome Measurement Resource Network www.unitedway.org/outcomes/

7.  Assessing social conditions

Description URL
Introduction to community assessment http://outreach.missouri.edu/moexpress/guides/moexp7-1.html
Langley Park MD neighborhood needs assessment www.bsos.umd.edu/hanna/needs.htm
Look at Westside Community Health Assessment (bottom) http://www.wilder.org/research/reports/pdf/
Community building comes of age www.cpn.org/sections/topics/community/civic_perspectives/cb_coming_of_age1.html
Outcome Measurement Resource Network http://www.unitedway.org/outcomes/
Analysis of the Child Care And Family Self-Sufficiency Performance Measures, ACYF (large scale performance analysis) http://www.ombwatch.org/gpra/pew/acf.html
Organizational assessment surveys http://www.tmcenter.org/toolintro.html
Building strengths based collaborative solutions http://www.tomwolff.com/

8.  Intervening:  action, development, and planning approaches

Description

URL
Article on Saul Alinsky www.progress.org/archive/alinsky.htm

Building Movement:  Web site on activism

http://www.buildingmovement.org/

ACORN (Assn Community Orgs for Reform Now) www.acorn.org/

10 year plan to end homelessness

http://www.endhomelessness.org/pub/tenyear/10yearplan.pdf

Center for Community Change

http://www.communitychange.org/

Grace Hill Neighborhood Services 

http://www.grass-roots.org/usa/gracehill.shtml

Meetup: Online tool to link people with common interests http://www.meetup.com/
MoveOn:  Makes excellent use of online strategies & tools http://www.moveon.org/front/
1999 HIV/AIDS service delivery plan http://www.aidsnyc.org/network/SDP.html
National Training and Information Center www.ntic-us.org
Electronic activist www.berkshire.net/~ifas/activist/index.html
The virtual activist training course http://netaction.org/training/
Oxfam guide to social activism htttp://www.oxfamamerica.org/fast/advocguide.html

Summary evaluation of 5 community building initiatives

www.kidscount.org/aecpub/rciplan/index.htm

Center for Community Change

www.communitychange.org/

Community building coming of age (read preface, etc)

http://www.urban.org/community/combuild.htm

Neighborhoods online

www.libertynet.org/nol/natl.html

Community Development Society

http://comm-dev.org/

Community development links

www.change.org/links.htm

Case studies/best practices 

http://www.change.org/21.htm

Case studies on sustainable communities

http://www.greensense.com/GR_MOD.HTM

Time Dollars Institute 

http://www.timedollar.org/

Experiment in connecting 28 city neighborhoods online

http://www.arsportalis.org/

Midwest Academy (see curriculum on organizing)  http://www.midwestacademy.com/
How to use the Internet for organizing www.nonviolence.org/support/
Stories of innovative grass roots efforts www.grass-roots.org/
Role of lobbying as a strategy http://www.indepsec.org/clpi/
Managing and Resolving Conflict http://hr2.hr.arizona.edu/hris7.htm

Manuals on various approaches

www.cpn.org/sections/tools/manuals/manuals.html

Online Community Toolkit (coalitions)

http://www.fullcirc.com/community/communitymanual.htm

Center for Community Change

http://www.communitychange.org/

Principles and Practices of Collaboration

http://www.chtop.com/archfs25.htm

Casey Foundation rebuilding communities initiatives www.kidscount.org/initiatives/rci/rci.htm
Time Dollars:  Community volunteer bartering system http://www.timedollar.org/
Checklist to evaluate a collaborative effort http://www.joe.org/joe/1999april/tt1.html
Wraparound services to insure a total community approach http://www.ncyc.com/Wrap/wngloss.html
Well-Designed Strategic Nonviolent Actions http://www.vernalproject.org/Papers/WellDesignedNV.html
Web site on nonprofit advocacy http://www.npaction.org/
Analysis of Texas's use of Faith Based Social Services http://www.tfn.org/issues/charitablechoice/report02.html

9.  The organization as client

Description URL
Information on Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation http://www.hanson.com/nonprof.htm
Helps plan, implement, evaluating substance abuse prevention programs www.preventiondss.org

10.  Administrative practice overview

Description URL
Study of nonprofit managers, tasks, satisfaction, etc. http://www4.compasspoint.org/cpDir/files/documents/docs_research_evals/Daring.pdf
Reinventing government literature http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/npr/default.html
Paper on evaluating collaborative efforts http://www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~ohioline/bc-fact/0007.html
Tools to help nonprofits make effective use of IT http://www.benton.org/Practice/Toolkit/
Basic guide to non-profit financial management http://www.mapnp.org/library/finance/np_fnce/np_fnce.htm
Nonprofit good practice guide http://www.nonprofitbasics.org/
Effective capacity building in non-profit organizations http://www.venturephilanthropypartners.org/learning/reports/capacity/capacity.html

11. Assessing organizations

Description URL
Ideas for outcomes, goals, etc. (uses different wording than class) http://www.aecf.org/pathways/index.htm
SAMHSA Consumer-oriented mental health report card www.mentalhealth.org/consumersurvivor/rptcrd.htm
Resource Center for developing a human service agency http://www.not-for-profit.org/
Nonprofit management resources http://www.innonet.org/resources/publications.cfm
Mental health reports http://www.mentalhealth.org/child/childhealth.asp
Report stressing mental health consumer-oriented outcomes http://www.mentalhealth.org/consumersurvivor/rptcrd.htm
Document and instruments for evaluating your program http://www.itiincorporated.com/sew_dl.htm
Shelterforce issue on evaluating community practice http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/sf119.html

12.  Supervising

Description URL
10 stupid things managers do to screw up performance appraisal http://www.work911.com/performance/particles/stupman.htm
Four stages of burnout http://www.stressdoc.com/four_stages_burnbout.htm
Symptoms of burnout http://www.docpotter.com/bo_symptoms.html
Employment discrimination laws (ADA, EEOC,  etc) http://wwwsecure.law.cornell.edu/topics/employment_discrimination.html
EEOC: US Equal Opportunity Employment Commission  http://www.eeoc.gov/

13. Leading

Description URL
Courses on fundraising for nonprofits http://www.fundraiser-software.com/
Chronicle of Philanthropy fundraising resources http://philanthropy.com/free/resources/fresources.htm
Fund raising lesson on individual giving http://www.raisingmoremoney.com/rmm/index.shtml

14. Societal and political practice

Description URL
Ruckus Society (working with the media) http://ruckus.org/man/media_manual.html
E-The People, America's Interactive Town Hall www.e-thepeople.com
Grassroots lobbying manual http://www.gatherthepeople.org/
Who inhabits the world and uses world resources http://smart.tin.it/luccacos/miniatureearth/
Find out how rich you are compared to others http://www.globalrichlist.com/
Earth Rights International -- Using laws to promote social justice http://www.earthrights.org/

15.  Integration and synthesis, issues, ethics, and course review

Description URL
NASW Code of Ethics http://www.naswdc.org/code.htm
Fictitious futures in human services http://www2.uta.edu/cussn/fictfut.htm

Assessment Examples

Description URL
Community assessment for many issues.  The demographic profile is similar to your  community description.  Health issues is similar to your condition/social problem assessment. http://www.appliedsurveyresearch.org/cap8_report.htm
Dallas Co. United Way Needs Assessment (traditional and does not include a capacities assessment). http://www.unitedwaydallas.org/OurImpact/CommunityAssessment.htm
United Way of Tarrant Needs Assessment http://www.uwmtcdata.org/united_way_of_metropolitan_tarrant_county_002.htm
Latina domestic violence, best practices project http://216.239.37.104/search?q=cache:Jlka977_8MAJ:www.ohdc.org/Report.pdf+%22domestic+violence%22+%22best+practices%22&hl=en&ie=UTF-8
Arlington 2025 Visioning Report (put 2025 visioning report in the search box) http://www.ci.arlington.tx.us/
Dallas Homeless Consortium http://www.dallascityhall.com/dallas/eng/html/homeless_consortium.html

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