Active Learning Exercises for Social Work and the Human ServicesBook - 2000
This is a resource manual of exercises for use in professional social work and human services situations! The exercises were gathered from undergraduate and graduate faculty in social work, human services, and continuing education departments. The book uses a standard recipe format for all the exercises, including guidelines for setting up exercises. Following many of the exercises is a set of accompanying handouts (instructional guides, worksheets, checklists, game cards, etc.) that can be copied for distribution. These exercises can be used in practice in the fields of social work or the human services.From the first chapter, called Starters, through Interviewing Skills, Group Dynamics, Community Organization, and Research, the book presents exercises for most of the major areas covered in both social work and human services programs. The final chapter, called Increasing Sensitivity, includes exercises that increase sensitivity to culture, class, race, age, sexuality, disability, death and loss. This collection of active learning exercises is designed to provide social workers with a panoply of effective and enjoyable tools. For anyone in social work and human services or the helping professions.