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Culturally Diverse Parent-Child and Family Relationships A Guide for Social Workers and Other Practitioners

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ISBN-10: 023111818X

ISBN-13: 9780231118187

Edition: 2001

Authors: Nancy Boyd Webb, Doman Lum

List price: $75.00
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In an increasingly diverse social environment, misunderstandings often arise between practitioners in the helping professions and clients from different racial and ethnic backgrounds. This book investigates the culturally specific beliefs and child-rearing practices of five major racial/ethnic groups: African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, Asian Americans, and European Americans. Analyses of case vignettes illustrate the book's dual focus on the practitioners' own views in addition to those of their culturally diverse clients. Guidelines offer suggestions for effective engagement and work with culturally diverse families.
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 7/10/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

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.

Foreword, by Doman Lum
Parent-Child and Family Relationships: A Culturally Responsive Strengths Perspective
Working with Culturally Diverse Children and Families
Ethical Issues in Work with Culturally Diverse Children and Their Families
A Framework for Culturally Responsive Practice
Parent-Child Relationships and Parenting Patterns in Selected Culture Groups African American Families
Parent and Child Relationships in African American Families
Parent-Child Relationships in Caribbean Families
Parenting in Mainland Puerto Rican Families
Parenting in Mexican American Families
Parenting in Cuban American Families
Parenting in Native American Families
Parenting in Chinese American Families
Parenting in Vietnamese American Families
Parenting in Japanese American Families
Parenting in European American White Families
Challenges and Guidelines in Working with Culturally Diverse Families
Strains and Challenges of Culturally Diverse Practice: A Review with Suggestions to Avoid Culturally Based Impasses
Educating Students and Practitioners for Culturally Responsive Practice