Multicultural Perspectives in Working with Families

  • Springer Publishing Company
  • 2005
  • Elektronisk medie
  • 496
  • eng
  • 2
  • 9780826131461

In second edition, social work and mental health students and practitioners across the full spectrum of social service settings gain essential knowledge into cutting edge issues in the assessment and treatment of families from diverse cultural backgrounds. Fully revised, with a full third of the book completely rewritten and each chapter significantly updated, the editors bring together the latest in multicultural family research and new and improved macro and micro ways of understanding and respecting the needs of new immigrants and diverse populations. Included is an important revision of Dr. Congress's essential assessment technique, the culturagram.New and updated chapters provide evidence-based and specialized perspectives, including:Handling post 9/11 complications for immigrants and refugeesculturally sensitive treatment ideas for Arab-American familiesWorking from an Afrocentric perspectiveUnderstanding the needs of the new Russian, Asian, and Hispanic immigrantsHelping diverse HIV-affected familiesImpact of ethnicity on incest treatmentsSuicide attempts with adolescentsImportance of spirituality