Summary: In this revised and expanded second edition, each previously included chapter is newly written and updated, and two additional chapters dealing with client groups have been included, as well as chapters on persons with developmental disabilities and persons with adult-onset physical disabilities. By understanding certain aspects of the culture experienced by a client, a social worker is better equipped to be of service, to assess, to plan, to cooperate, and to interv ...show moreene. This book was written to provide social work practitioners and students with increased knowledge and sensitivity toward cultural diversity in social work practice. It is intended to bridge the gaps and to present to readers, in one source, a wealth of practice-relevant information about African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, gay, lesbian, and bisexual individuals, women, the aged, the develop-mentally disabled, and those with adult-onset physical disabilities. It is designed for both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as for practitioners who desire to enhance their skills in working with culturally diverse clients. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 96
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