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Define community organization

Method of intervention where individuals, groups, and organizations engage in planned action to address social problems

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Name the 2 processes involved in community organizing

Planning= identifying problem, causes, and solutions

Organizing = developing constituencies and deriving strategies

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T or f community organizing focuses on psychological needs

False social needs

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Enhancement of participatory skills of citizens, resource distribution, development of resources, empowerment, development of leaders are examples of what

Ways community organizing helps communities

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Define cooptation

Including the enemy in your group

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Name the keys to prevention

1. Prevent a problem before initial onset
2. Treat symptoms and prevent reoccurrence
3. Reduce duration of problem

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Name the steps to problem solving

1. Acknowledge problem
2. Define & analyze
3. Generate solutions
4. Evaluate options
5. Implement choice
6. Evaluate outcome

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What does collaboration involve?

Interpersonal communication, group process skills, and empathy

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What is key to the work of community interventions

The phase of intervention