Social Work Practice and People of Color A Process Stage Approach

ISBN-10: 0534509894
ISBN-13: 9780534509897
Edition: 5th 2004 (Revised)
Authors: Doman Lum
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List price: $135.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/24/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

This text offers a practical and well-defined five-stage model of social work practice with culturally diverse communities. While the book specifically looks at practice with persons of color (African-American, Asian -American, Latino, and First Nations people), it is intended to be relevant for culturally and ethnically sensitive practice with any individual or population.

Doman Lum is professor emeritus of social work at California State University, Sacramento. He was recently featured in CELEBRATING SOCIAL WORK: FACES AND VOICES OF FORMATIVE YEARS, a book commemorating social work and social work education. His previous texts include SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE AND PEOPLE OF COLOR: A PROCESS-STAGE APPROACH; MULTIDIMENSIONAL PRACTICE: DIVERSITY IN CONTEXT; CULTURAL COMPETENCE, PRACTICE STAGES AND CLIENT SYSTEMS: A CASE STUDY APPROACH; SOCIAL WORK AND HEALTH CARE POLICY; and RESPONDING TO SUICIDAL CRISIS. He has written articles on Asian Americans, health care delivery and health maintenance organizations, culturally diverse social work practice, suicide prevention, and pastoral counseling. Dr. Lum is a consulting editor for THE JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN SOCIAL WORK and ARETE, and has been on the board of directors and the Commission on Accreditation for the Council on Social Work Education. He received the Distinguished Recent Contributions in Social Work Education award from the Council on Social Work Education in 2000. He is an ordained minister of the United Church of Christ, Northern California Conference.

Culturally Diverse Social Work Practice
People of Color
Human Diversity
Components of Diversity
Meaning of Diversity
Cross-Cultural Diversity
Social Work and Diversity
Changing Demographics
Generalist Practice
Culturally Diverse Social Work Practice
Critical Perspective
Race, Ethnicity, and Power
Ethnic Family Structure, Culturally Sensitive Family Theories, and Culturally Relevant Therapy Phases
Race, Gender, and Class
Definition of Culturally Diverse Practice
Goals of Culturally Diverse Social Work
The Client in Cultural Perspective
The Rise of Culturally Diverse Practice
Minimal Coverage in Journals
Underemphasis in the Profession
Social Work and Culturally Diverse Curriculum and Training
Personnel
Curriculum
Mental Health Issues and Intervention
Culturally Diverse Social Work Practice Theory Development
Conclusion
References
People of Color
Roots of Culturally Diverse Social Work
Ancient Origins
Modern Trends
American Multicultural Social History
Native Americans
African Americans
Women of Color
Cultural Study 2-1 Opening Up the Women's Movement
Latino Americans
Asian Americans
People of Color Group Experiences
Practice with New Arrivals
Cultural Study 2-2 Culturally Deficient Experience
Practice with Women of Color
Practice with Gays and Lesbians of Color
Practice with Children of Color
Practice with the Racially/Ethnically Mixed
Practice with Older People of Color
Conclusion
References
Culturally Diverse Values
Value Criteria
Social Work Values
Social Work Code of Ethics
Cultural Values
Cultural Study 3-1 Anishinabe Healing Principles and Values
Multicultural Family Values
Cultural Study 3-2 The Family as a Support System
Cultural Study 3-3 Family Strengths
Multicultural Religious and Spiritual Values
Cultural Study 3-4 The Importance of Religion
Cultural Study 3-5 Plains Indians' Spiritual Retreat
Multicultural Identity Values
Cultural Study 3-6 Cultural Values and Coping with Racism
Social Work and Multicultural Values
Value Implications for Practice
Cultural Study 3-7 Family Obligation
Cultural Values Clarification Exercise
Conclusion
References
Social Work Knowledge Theory
Social Work Practice Theory
Systems Theory
Psychosocial Theory
Knowledge Theory and People of Color
Community Level
Family Level
Individual Level
Issues in Culturally Diverse Knowledge Theory
Ethnicity
Cultural Study 4-1 Family Ethnicity
Cultural Study 4-2 Ethnic Identity
Culture
Cultural Study 4-3 Bicultural Socialization
Cultural Study 4-4 Multigenerational Cultural Integration
Cultural Study 4-5 America's Dilemma and Diversity
Gender
Cultural Study 4-6 The Creation of Multicultural Feminist Themes
Cultural Study 4-7 Women of Color Issues
Cultural Study 4-8 The Success of African American Males
Cultural Study 4-9 Cross-Cultural Power Differentials
Cultural Study 4-10 Marital Empowerment
Minority
Social Class
Conclusion
References
A Framework for Social Work Practice with People of Color
Existing Frameworks for Culturally Diverse Social Work
Framework for Traditional Ethnic-Sensitive Practice
Framework for Cross-Cultural Awareness Practice
Framework for Therapy with Culturally Diverse Families
Framework for Assessing and Treating Children of Color
Framework for Cross-Cultural Social Work Practice
Transcultural Framework for Assessment and Therapy with Children and Youth
Framework for the Integration of Ethnic and Gender Identities in Women of Color
Framework for Black Experience-Based Social Work Practice
Framework for Culturally Diverse Social Work Practice
Theoretical Foundation
Cultural Study 5-1 The Emic/Etic Distinction
The Framework
The Process-Stage Approach
Conclusion
References
Contact
Client-System Practice Issues
Resistance
Communication Barriers
Cultural Study 6-1 Decreasing Barriers
Personal and Family Background
Ethnic Community Identity
Worker-System Practice Issues
Multicultural Service Delivery
Cultural Study 6-2 Multicultural Staff Training
Cultural Study 6-3 Preventive Outreach Services, Bilingual/Bicultural Staff, and Accessible Location
Understanding the Ethnic Community
Cultural Study 6-4 The Labor Market and Young Black Men
Cultural Study 6-5 Community Study and Learning Experience
Cultural Study 6-6 Cross-Cultural Personal Biography
Relationship Protocols
Cultural Study 6-7 Working with the Father
Cultural Study 6-8 Understanding Family Protocol
Professional Self-Disclosure
Cultural Study 6-9 Cross-Cultural Self-Disclosure
Cultural Study 6-10 Research on Self-Disclosure
Communication Style
Cultural Study 6-11 Ethnic Communication Styles
Listening Responses
Conclusion
References
Problem Identification
Client-System Practice Issues
Problem Information
Problem Area Disclosure
Cultural Study 7-1 Problem Area Disclosure
Problem Understanding
Cultural Study 7-2 Problem Understanding
Cultural Study 7-3 Problem Responsibility
Worker-System Practice Issues
Problem Orientation
Cultural Study 7-4 The Positive Asset Search
Problem Levels
Cultural Study 7-5 Macro-, Meso-, and Microlevels of Interaction
Problem Themes
Cultural Study 7-6 Employment Discrimination
Cultural Study 7-7 Gender Oppression
Cultural Study 7-8 Cultural Powerlessness
Cultural Study 7-9 Oppression and Powerlessness
Cultural Study 7-10 Exploitation
Cultural Study 7-11 Macrolevel Stereotyping
Problem Area Detailing
Conclusion
References
Assessment
Client-System Practice Issues
Socioenvironmental Impacts
Cultural Study 8-1 Ethnic Identity Conflict
Psychoindividual Reactions
Worker-System Practice Issues
Assessment and Cultural Strengths
Cultural Study 8-2 The Strengths Perspective: An Overview
Cultural Study 8-3 Assessment of Client Strengths
Dimensions of Assessment
Cultural Study 8-4 Racial Issues
Cultural Study 8-5 Bilingual Fluency
Cultural Study 8-6 Acculturation Stress
Cultural Study 8-7 Ethnic Identity Crisis
Cultural Study 8-8 Family Network
Conclusion
References
Intervention
Client-System and Worker-System Practice Issues
Foint Goals and Agreement
Foint Intervention Strategies
Cultural Study 9-1 Liberating Facts
Cultural Study 9-2 Empowerment Intervention Dimensions
Cultural Study 9-3 The Rise and Fall of Affirmative Action
Cultural Study 9-4 Maintenance of Culture
Cultural Study 9-5 Unique Personhood
Levels of Intervention
Cultural Study 9-6 The Process of Empowerment
Cultural Study 9-7 Family Empowerment
Cultural Study 9-8 Immigrant Spousal Violence
Cultural Study 9-9 Intervention with a Refugee
Cultural Study 9-10 The Role of Family as Caregiver
Cultural Study 9-11 Refugee Resettlement
Cultural Study 9-12 Family and Community Social Supports
Cultural Study 9-13 The Extended Family Context
Cultural Study 9-14 Family Network Intervention
Conclusion
References
Termination
Client-System and Worker-System Practice Issues
Cultural Study 10-1 Termination Themes
Termination as Destination
Termination as Recital
Termination as Completion
Follow-Up Strategies
Conclusion
References
Epilogue
Competency-Based Culturally Diverse Social Work Practice
Multicultural Service Delivery
Multicultural Collective Values
Culturally Diverse Knowledge Theory
Culturally Diverse Practice Framework
New Horizons and Challenges for Culturally Diverse Social Work Practice
Dynamic Notions of Culture
Multicultural Social Work Education
White Privilege
Ethnic Life Narratives
Scope of Different Populations
Migration
New Approaches
Conclusion
References
Index

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