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In 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 Details

ISBN: 9780826131454
ISBN-10: 082613145X
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 164mm x 31mm)
Pages: 496
Imprint: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 30-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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