Magazine article Policy & Practice

Inside Story

Magazine article Policy & Practice

Inside Story

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As APHSA is gearing up for the its 75th anniversary, Policy & Practice is continuing to improve its editorial content to meet the changing needs of public human service professionals. In our last issue, we promised livelier design, more digestible stories, fun reading, and useful articles. We introduced a column, "Making It Happen," on how to improve your leadership and practice development. In this issue, we are rolling out a new feature that provides case studies on how caseworkers deal with specific issues. "The Field Works" will chronicle the work and triumphs of middle managers and caseworkers as well as expert testimony on how to tackle on-the-job problems.

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Public human service professionals tend to be a modest lot, and have generally not been using the news media to their best advantage. Leading the first "The Field Works" is an article written by Robert Wood, president for the Foundation of American Communications, who provides tips on how human service agencies can get news media's attention for their programs.

Technology is expected to have a pivotal role in altering the nature and scope of any organization, and not surprisingly it has become an integral part of the public human service sector. In our lead feature article, Bob Stauffer and John Skowron from Deloitte Touche discuss the challenges and opportunities human service agencies face and how to meet them.

In keeping with our promise to use a thematic approach in our feature articles, this issue focuses on child welfare with two features. …

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