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Multicultural Issues in Social Work

Multicultural Issues in Social Work - (rev edition

ISBN13: 978-0871013026

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Publisher: National Association of Social Workers
Published: 1999
International: No

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Multicultural Issues in Social Work - (REV)99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0871013026

P. Ewalt, E. Freeman, S. Kirk and D. Eds. Poole

ISBN13: 978-0871013026
ISBN10: 0871013029
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: (REV)99
Publisher: National Association of Social Workers

Published: 1999
International: No
Summary

Multicultural Issues in Social Work is a collection of 38 insightful chapters gathered from the 1994 and 1995 issues of four highly respected NASW Press journals: Social Work, Health & Social Work, Social Work in Education, and Social Work Research. Chapters were selected for their focus on and relevance to the many aspects of multicultural social work practice that challenge today's human services professionals.

This timely work approaches multicultural practice from a variety of current perspectives. It examines the differences and similarities in the experiences, needs, and beliefs of people in different population groups and provides a wealth of information that will help researchers, policymakers, and practitioners in their work with diverse populations.

Educators will find Multicultural Issues in Social Work superb for teaching courses that meet curriculum policy requirements for content about diversity. The book is also an excellent text for classes focused on economic justice and populations at risk. Agencies that work with diverse populations will find it useful for in-service training and as a ready reference on issues of multicultural practice.

Author Bio

Ewalt, Patricia L. : University of Hawaii Honolulu Community College

Patricia L. Ewalt, PhD, is dean and professor, School of Social Work, University of Hawaii, Honolulu. She has a master's degree in social work from Simmons College School of Social Work and a PhD in health care policy, research, and administration from the Florence Heller School for Advanced Studies in Social Welfare, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts. She is the editor of Social Work.

Freeman, Edith M. : University of Kansas Main Campus

Edith M. Freeman, PhD, is professor, University of Kansas School of Social Welfare, Lawrence. She has an MSW from the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare and a PhD from the Departments of Psychology and Human Development and Family Life. She is the editor of Social Work in Education.

Kirk, Stuart A. : University of California-Los Angeles

Stuart A. Kirk, DSW, is Ralph and Marjorie Crump Professor of Social Welfare, School of Public Policy and Social Research, University of California, Los Angeles. He has an MSW from the University of Illinois at Urbana and a DSW from the University of California, Berkeley. He is the editor of Social Work Research.

Poole, Dennis L. : University of Central Florida

Dennis L. Poole, PhD, is professor, University of Central Florida, Orlando. He has an MSW from West Virginia University and a PhD from the Florence Heller School for Advanced Studies in Social Welfare, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts. He is the editor of Health & Social Work

Table of Contents

Foreword
Senator Daniel K. Inouye
Introduction

PART I: MULTICULTURAL PRACTICE

The Multicultural Mosaic
Michael Yellow Bird, Rowena Fong, Petra Galindo, Jack Nowicki, and Edith M. Freeman
Undermining the Very Basis of Racism--Its Categories
Paul R. Spickard, Rowena Fong, and Patricia L. Ewalt
A Multiracial Reality: Issues for Social Work
Rowena Fong, Paul R. Spickard, and Patricia L. Ewalt
The Misconstruing of Multiculturalism: The Stanford Debate and Social Work
Ketayun H. Gould
Understanding the Empowerment Process: Does Consciousness Make a Difference?
Lorraine M. Gutiérrez
The Organizational Context of Empowerment Practice: Implications for Social Work Administration
Lorraine Gutiérrez, Linnea GlenMaye, and Kate DeLois
RAP: A Framework for Leadership of Multiracial Groups
Larry E. Davis, Maeda J. Galinsky, and Janice H. Schopler
The Challenge of Racial Difference: Skills for Clinical Practice
Enola K. Proctor and Larry E. Davis

PART II: LAW AND POLICY

Immigration Statuses and Their Influence on Service Provision, Access, and Use
Diane Drachman
Social Integration of Salvadoran Refugees
André G. Jacob
Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Clients: Some Legal Implications
Maureen K. McEntee
The Impact of Hate Violence on Victims: Emotional and Behavioral Responses to Attacks
Arnold Barnes and Paul H. Ephross
A Society without Poverty: The Norwegian Experience
Katherine van Wormer
Single Mothers in Sweden: Work and Welfare in the Welfare State
Marguerite G. Rosenthal

PART III: POPULATIONS

Effective Coping Strategies of African Americans
Alfrieda Daly, Jeanette Jennings, Joyce O. Beckett, and Bogart R. Leashore
The Endangerment of African American Men: An Appeal for Social Work Action
Paula Allen-Meares and Sondra Burman
African American Men's Perceptions of Racial Discrimination: A Sociocultural Analysis
Lawrence E. Gary
Deconstructing Politically Correct Practice Literature: The American Indian Case
Emma R. Gross
Self-Determination from a Pacific Perspective
Patricia L. Ewalt and Noreen Mokuau
Not Simply "Asian Americans": Periodical Literature on Asians and Pacific Islanders
Rowena Fong and Noreen Mokuau
Hard-of-Hearing or Deaf: Issues of Ears, Language, Culture, and Identity
Helen Sloss Luey, Laurel Glass, and Holly Elliott

PART IV: EDUCATION

Solution-Focused Social Work: Metamessages to Students in Higher Education Opportunity Programs
Mary Robinson Baker and Joseph R. Steiner
Problems of Inner-City Schoolchildren: Needs Assessment by Nominal Group Process
Karen E. Gerdes and Rose Ann Benson
Asian and Pacific Island Elders: Issues for Social Work Practice and Education
Colette Browne and Alice Broderick
Building Strong Working Alliances with American Indian Families
Cass Dykeman, J. Ron Nelson, and Valerie Appleton
Culturally Relevant School Programs for American Indian Children and Families
Cynthia Franklin, John Waukechon, and Peggy S. Larney
Engaging Effectively with Culturally Diverse Families and Children
Frances S. Caple, Ramon M. Salcido, and John di Cecco
A Developmental Framework for Cultural Competence Training with Children
Darlene Grant and Dennis Haynes

PART V: HEALTH CARE

Perceptions of Social Support and Psychological Adaptation to Sexually Acquired HIV among White and African American Men
Larry M. Gant and David G. Ostrow
Estimating Rates of Psychosocial Problems in Urban and Poor Children with Sickle Cell Anemia
Oscar A. Barbarin, Charles F. Whitten, and Sandy M. Bonds
Psychiatric Social Work and Socialism: Problems and Potential in China
Veronica Pearson and Michael Phillips
NAFTA, American Health, and Mexican Health: They Tie Together
Dennis L. Poole
Curanderismo: Demystifying the Health Beliefs and Practices of Elderly Mexican Americans
Steven Lozano Applewhite
The Relationship between Psychosocial Status of Immigrant Latino Mothers and Use of Emergency Pediatric Services
Ruth E. Zambrana, Kathleen Ell, Claudia Dorrington, Laura Wachsman, and Dee Hodge

PART VI: SERVICE DELIVERY

The Effect of Mental Health Practitioners' Racial Sensitivity on African Americans' Perceptions of Service
Sharron M. Singleton-Bowie
In-Home and Community-Based Service Utilization by Three Groups of Elderly Hispanics: A National Perspective
Denise Burnette and Ada C. Mui
Providing Services to Hispanic/Latino Populations: Profiles in Diversity
Graciela M. Castex
Predictors of Economic Status of Southeast Asian Refugees: Implications for Service Improvement
Miriam Potocky and Thomas P. McDonald

Index
The Editors
The Contributors

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