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African American Women and HIV/ Aids

African American Women and HIV/ Aids - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0275971281

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ISBN13: 978-0275971281
ISBN10: 0275971287
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 03
Publisher: Praeger Publishers, Inc.
Published: 2003
International: No

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African American Women and HIV/ Aids - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0275971281

Gilbert

ISBN13: 978-0275971281
ISBN10: 0275971287
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 03
Publisher: Praeger Publishers, Inc.

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

Gathering the collective wisdom of scholars, researchers, and social work professionals, this volume addresses the specific needs of the most disenfranchised--and least accurately represented--population impacted by AIDS.

Author Bio

Dorie J. Gilbert, Ph.D., L.M.S.W., is Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work Ednita M. Wright, Ph.D., C.S.W., C.A.C., is President of the National Social Work AIDS Network (NSWAN) Melba Butler, C.S.W.: In 1990, she was appointed Executive Director of Harlem Dowling-West Side Center (HDWC) in the Harlem community of New York City

Table of Contents

Foreword by Mindy Thompson Fullilove Introduction Reconstructing the Reality about African American Women and HIV/AIDS The Sociocultural Construction of AIDS among African-American Women by Dorie J. Gilbert Deep within the Well: The Voices of African-American Women Living with HIV/AIDS by Ednita M. Wright Substance Abuse and African Americans: The Need for Africentric-Based Substance Abuse Treatment Models by Cheryl T. Grills The Collective Impact: Women, HIV-Affected Families, and Communities Impacted by and Responding to AIDS HIV-Positive African American Women and Their Families: Barriers to Effective Family Coping by Sharon E. Williams HIV-Affected African American Children and Adolescents: Intersecting Vulnerabilities by Dorie J. Gilbert Focus on Solutions: Harlem Dowling-West Side Center for Children and Family Services: A Comprehensive Response to Working with HIV-Affected Families by Melba Butler and T. Chedgzsey Smith-McKeever Transformations: African-American HIV-Positive Women become Peer Educators and Activist in AIDS Prevention by Mildred Williamson Making a Way Out of No Way: Spirituality As Coping among HIV-Positive African American Women by Ednita M. Wright Focus on Solutions: The Balm in Gilead: The Black Church Responds to AIDS Interview with Pernessa Seele African American Adolescent Females: Invisible and At-Risk African American Adolescent Girls: Neglected and Disrespected by Ella Mitzell Kelly Focus on Solutions: A Mother-Daughter Community-Based Prevention Program by Barbara Dancy Focus on Solutions: A Culturally Tailored, Computerized Prevention Program Targeting African American Females on College Campuses by Heather A. Katz Community and Policy Action: Critical Responses Culturally Grounded Responses: HIV/AIDS Practice and Counseling Issues for African American Women by Patricia Stewart Focus on Solutions: Blacks Assisting Blacks against AIDS (St. Louis, Mo.) by Dana Williams An Analysis of HIV/AIDS Policy and African American Women: From Apathy to Action by Tonya E. Perry
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