Multicultural Perspectives in Working with Families
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Multicultural Perspectives in Working with Families by Elaine Piller Congress
Book DescriptionIn this fully updated second edition, social work students and practitioners gain essential knowledge about working effectively with today's culturally diverse clients and their families. Significant revisions reflect: new research on how evidence-based interventions fare with various cultural groups the best methods for incorporating clients' world views, language, ethnicity, race, national origin, and religion in a mental health setting post-9/11 concerns for recent immigrants and refugees. From the presentation of Dr. Congress's "culturagram" assessment and empowerment technique, to chapters that include information about: an Afrocentric approach to working with Afro-American families; culturally sensitive treatment ideas for Arab-American families; defining differences among Hispanic families from various parts of the globe; and help-seeking behaviors of the recent influxes of Russian, Asian, and Hispanic immigrants. This book offers all-important micro and macro perspectives that will shape the present and future course of multicultural social work in the United States.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780826131454
(235mm x 164mm x 31mm)
Imprint: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 30-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Elaine Piller Congress
Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees, Paperback (November 2015)View all books by Elaine Piller Congress
This book remains the leading textbook on social work with immigrants and refugees, and the only one to address legal and policy issues along with clinical skills. This revised edition has ben updated to reflect recent key policy changes that affect social work with immigrant and refugee populations.
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