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Social work practice with African American families

Social work practice with African American families

an intergenerational perspective

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Published by Haworth Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social work with African Americans

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[edited by] Cheryl Waites.
    ContributionsWaites, Cheryl.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV3181 .S613 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23674513M
    ISBN 109780789033918, 9780789033925
    LC Control Number2007039821

    Focusing on the theory, practice, and policy aspects of urban social work, the book examines specific subsets of the urban African-American population including children, adults, families and older adults. It encompasses the contributions of African American pioneers regarding a response to such challenges as poverty, oppression, and racism. Focusing on the theory, practice, and policy aspects of urban social work, the book examines specific subsets of the urban African American population including children, adults, families, and older adults.

    social work practice based on traditional African philosophical assumptions that are used to explain and to solve human and social problems ’ (Schiele, , p. ).   African Americans number about 35 million or 12% of the U.S. population. Their life expectancy is lower than that of White Americans, and despite the educational gains made since mids, the unemployment gap between African Americans and Whites has increased. Similarly, although the number of African Americans working in white-collar occupations has Author: Sharon E. Moore.

    Required Text: Social Work Practice with African-American Families: An Intergenerational Perspective, by Cheryl Waites Explorations in Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice, by Hilary N. Weaver Required Readings: Daly, A., Jennings, J., Beckett, J. and B. Leashore, Effective coping strategies of African Americans. S Yanca/Johnson, Generalist Social Work Practice with Families status, family structure, race, national origin, religion, sex, and sexual orientation. The National Association of Social Work (NASW) includes most of these populations in its stan-dards for cultural competence. However, we believe that diversity competent practice is aFile Size: KB.


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She is the coauthor of two Sage publications, Social Work Practice with African American Men: the invisible presence () and Family Therapy with Ethnic Minorities ().

She is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Illinois and has maintained a (part-time) private practice since that specializes in practice with people of color and with couples and by: Social Work Practice with African American Families presents a comprehensive look at this new approach to view, assess, and provide services to multigenerational families and communities.

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Social Work Practice with African American Families presents a comprehensive look at this new approach to view, assess, and provide services to multigenerational families Brand: Taylor And Francis.

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Social Work Practice with African American Families presents a comprehensive look at this new approach to view, assess, and provide services to multigenerational families. With 35 years of teaching in undergraduate and graduate social work programs, Dr.

McPhatter is an expert on child welfare, human behavior in the social environment, social group work, family treatment, culturally competent social work practice and clinical social work with Black families.5/5(2). About the Author.

Mary Patricia Van Hook, PhD, MSW, is Professor Emerita of Social Work at the University of Central Florida. She has extensive experience teaching family counseling courses and working with families facing a variety of circumstances. Van Hook has written and presented in the areas of families, rural mental health, spirituality, Cited by: Social Work Practice with African American families: An intergenerational perspective.

Social workers looking to provide competent practice with African American families may be more effective by using a new strengths-based approach from an intergenerational : Cheryl Waites Spellman.

social work. social work, organized effort to help individuals and families to adjust themselves to the community, as well as to adapt the community to the needs of such persons and families. Modern Social Work. Modern social work employs three methods of assistance: case work, group work, and community organization.

the practice of social work) as they engage African American families in effective service delivery. This guide will not explore the historical context of racial disparities in detail because there are other resources for this information.

This practice guide will not focus on the role of other systems (courts, schools, lawFile Size: KB. Anna R. McPhatter, PhD, LCSW is Dean and Professor, School of Social Work, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD. With 35 years of teaching in undergraduate and graduate social work programs, Dr. McPhatter is an expert on child welfare, human behavior in the social environment, social group work, family treatment, culturally competent social work practice and clinical social work Price: $ Multicultural Perspectives in Social Work Practice with Families is in its third edition and continues to expand the depth and breadth with which culture may be understood and the impact of culture in working with families.

Congress, Gonzalez, and their contributors have updated this text to include a focus on evidence-based practice, 10 additional chapters, revision of a valuable. Rasheed, J M & Rasheed, M N'Family therapy with african american men', in Social work practice with african american men: the invisible presence, Sage Sourcebooks for SSHS the Human Servi SAGE Publications, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA, pp.

viewed 28 Aprildoi: /n6. Rasheed, Janice M and Mikal N Rasheed. Social Work Practice with African American Families: An Intergenerational Perspective 1st Edition. Cheryl Waites Be more effective by understanding African American families from an intergenerational perspective Social workers looking to provide competent practice with African American families may be more effective by using a new strengths.

In12 percent of African-American children lived in the home of their grandparent in comparison to 4 percent for whites and 6 percent for Hispanics. The increased complexity of intergenerational households, along with a variety of social problems, suggests that new strategies must be developed to help these families : Cheryl Waites.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: African-American families across generations / Cheryl Waites --Intergenerational perspective / Cheryl Waites --Genograms with African-American families: considering cultural context / Annie McCullough-Chavis, Cheryl Waites.

Social workers looking to provide competent practice with African American families may be more effective by using a new strengths-based approach from an intergenerational perspective.

education/work ethic (Alston & Turner, ; Hill, ), as well as extended family networks and transactions must be considered when working with African-American families. Tools that enable practitioners to gain a better understanding and Cited by: Journal of Gerontological Social Work 52(2),pp Off-Campus Access Rutgers-restricted Access.

African Americans. Race, Poverty and Public Policy. Mary Jo Bane. March "African Americans with Disabilities and the Social Security Administration's Return-to-Work Incentives," Reginald J. Alston. Social workers looking to provide competent practice with African American families may be more effective by using a new strengths-based approach from an intergenerational perspective.

Social Work Practice with African American Families presents a comprehensive look at this new approach to view, assess, and provide services to multigenerational. The social work profession has a long lineage of working with underserved communities.

In an ever more multicultural society, Social Work Practice with African Americans in Urban Environments is an informative guide that continues the legacy of social work practice with diverse populations.

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