Cultural Competence, Practice Stages, and Client Systems

A Case Study Approach

Author: Doman Lum

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 2334

Integrate culturally competent principles to the beginning, middle, and ending stages of your work with culturally diverse clients using the resources in this casebook..CULTURAL COMPETENCE: PRACTICE STAGES AND CLIENT SYSTEMS: A CASE STUDY APPROACH brings together two practice themes--culturally competent practice and practice process stages--and applies these principles to ethnically diverse groups, gender and sexual orientation diverse groups, transitional diverse groups, and age-related diverse groups. Case studies and exercises.are included.

Culturally Competent Practice: A Framework for Understanding

Author: Doman Lum

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0840034431

Category: Social Science

Page: 592

View: 6837

CULTURALLY COMPETENT PRACTICE: A FRAMEWORK FOR UNDERSTANDING DIVERSE GROUPS & JUSTICE ISSUES continues its strong tradition of presenting a model for understanding, measuring, and evaluating cultural competence. Author Doman Lum explains how clients and workers can become culturally competent and proficient by working through culturally based problems together. This innovative text emphasizes cultural competence as a dialogical process. It challenges students and professors to continue the conversation to achieve greater mutual understanding and social justice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Culturally Competent Practice

A Framework for Growth and Action

Author: Doman Lum

Publisher: Thomson Brooks/Cole

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social work with minorities

Page: 199

View: 8795

Doman Lum's book helps students understand the pioneering multicultural counseling competence literature and to build from this foundation a culturally competent social work perspective. Culturally Competent Practice breaks new ground in cultural competency by presenting a model for understanding, measuring, and evaluating cultural competency. The book's practical, experiential approach and numerous exercises make it an excellent choice for courses at all levels. Lum goes beyond the usual and obvious differences as they relate to people of color to explain why cultural competency is important to human service professionals, and to demonstrate how to develop the skills necessary to become culturally competent--skills such as contact, problem identification, assessment, intervention, service delivery planning and implementation, and cultural skill research. The author takes a deeper look at more involved cultural issues, such as sexual preference and socioeconomic differences.

Empowerment Series: Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment

Author: Charles Zastrow,Karen K. Kirst-Ashman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305445600

Category: Social Science

Page: 848

View: 5525

Zastrow and Kirst-Ashman's UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT, 10th Edition looks at the lifespan through the lens of social work theory and practice, covering human development and behavior theories within the context of family, organizational, and community systems. Using a chronological lifespan approach, the book presents separate chapters on biological, psychological, and social impacts at the different lifespan stages with an emphasis on strengths and empowerment. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, this edition is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the current Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series: Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment

Author: Charles Zastrow,Karen K. Kirst-Ashman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133708897

Category: Education

Page: 768

View: 5835

Zastrow and Kirst-Ashman's UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT looks at lifespan through the lens of social work theory and practice, covering human development and behavior theories within the context of family, organizational, and community systems. Using a chronological lifespan approach, the book presents separate chapters on biological, psychological, and social impacts at the different lifespan stages with an emphasis on strengths and empowerment. As part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, this edition is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Theory and Practice of Family Therapy and Counseling

Author: James Robert Bitter

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285633210

Category: Psychology

Page: 576

View: 791

A model for successful integration of multiple points of view, James R. Bitter's THEORY AND PRACTICE OF FAMILY THERAPY AND COUNSELING, 2nd Edition supports the development of personal, professional, and ethical family practice. The book's concrete, empirically based approaches, as well as diagnostics and visual tools, allow readers to observe others in groups. Updated to reflect recent research and current practice, the Second Edition also includes a new chapter on Object Relations Family Therapy. Case studies, sample dialogues, and exercises help readers apply the concepts they have learned. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Research Techniques for Clinical Social Workers

Author: M. Elizabeth Vonk,Tony Tripodi,Irwin Epstein

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231508549

Category: Social Science

Page: 320

View: 5483

This volume has long been an invaluable resource for students and practitioners of social work. It thoroughly and clearly presents research concepts and skills, uniquely organizing them according to assessment and treatment formulation, treatment implementation and monitoring, and evaluation. Also, numerous practice cases and detailed exercises offer a complete grasp of crucial concepts and techniques. This new edition reflects contemporary developments in practice research, such as an emphasis on empirical or evidence-based practice; the importance of evaluation within the managed-care environment; the role of social work ethics in practice research; the value of qualitative research methodology for particular aspects of monitoring and evaluation; and the role of computer technology and the use of the Internet.

Domestic Violence

Intersectionality and Culturally Competent Practice

Author: Lettie L Lockhart,Fran S Danis

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231521375

Category: Social Science

Page: 456

View: 9623

In Domestic Violence: Intersectionality and Culturally Competent Practice, experts working with twelve unique groups of domestic abuse survivors provide the latest research on their populations and use a case study approach to demonstrate culturally sensitive intervention strategies. Chapters focus on African Americans, Native Americans, Latinas, Asian and Pacific Island communities, persons with disabilities, immigrants and refugees, women in later life, LGBT survivors, and military families. They address domestic violence in rural environments and among teens, as well as the role of religion in shaping attitudes and behavior. Lettie L. Lockhart and Fran S. Danis are editors of the Council of Social Work Education's popular teaching modules on domestic violence and founding co-chairs of the CSWE symposium on violence against women and children. In their introduction, they provide a thorough overview of intersectionality, culturally competent practice, and domestic violence and basic practice strategies, such as universal screening, risk assessment, and safety planning. They follow with collaborative chapters on specific populations demonstrating the value of generalist social work practice, including developing respectful relationships that define issues from the survivor's perspective; collecting and assessing data; setting goals and contracting; identifying culturally specific interventions; implementing culturally appropriate courses of action; participating in community-level strategies; and advocating for improved policies and funding at local, state, and federal levels. Featuring resources applicable to both practitioners and clients, Domestic Violence forms an effective tool for analysis and action.

Culturally Competent Public Child Welfare Practice

Author: Krishna Samantrai

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780534370558

Category: Social Science

Page: 184

View: 9187

This text presents a model of practice that stems from the goodness-of-fit between the child's needs (physical, developmental, social-emotional) and the parent's ability to adequately meet those needs according to the prevailing norms of society. Samantrai integrates policy, human behavior theories, issues in practice, skills of practice, multiculturalism, child abuse and neglect, and she develops and refines these concepts into the skills specifically needed by those working in public child welfare.

Empowerment Series: Introduction to Social Work & Social Welfare: Critical Thinking Perspectives

Author: Karen K. Kirst-Ashman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305856082

Category: Education

Page: 608

View: 7481

Karen K. Kirst-Ashman's introductory book enhances readers' ability to grasp the essence and spirit of generalist social work and the issues in social welfare that social workers address every day. Giving those who are contemplating a career in social work a solid introduction to the profession, Kirst-Ashman presents a balanced introductory look within a unifying theme of critical thinking that trains readers to be more evaluative of key concepts. This fifth edition is completely updated in every chapter, and includes practice concepts, social welfare policy concepts, history and current state of the profession, the contexts of practice and populations served, and professional development. Written in a clear and straightforward manner, the book provides numerous case examples to illustrate social work practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Social Work Practice and People of Color

A Process-stage Approach

Author: Doman Lum

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 346

View: 2282

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.

Multicultural Issues in Counseling

New Approaches to Diversity

Author: Courtland C. Lee

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119535174

Category: Education

Page: N.A

View: 8098

With an emphasis on direct application to practice, this graduate-level text offers strategies for working with diverse client groups in a variety of settings. Introductory chapters build a foundation for cross-cultural counseling with discussions on current theory, the ongoing pursuit of multicultural competence, and the complexities of intersecting identities. Next, 15 chapters designed to help counselors develop their knowledge about and skills with the following populations are presented: African Americans American Indians Arab Americans Asian and Pacific Islanders Economically disadvantaged clients Immigrants Latinx LGBTQ clients Men Military personnel Multiracial individuals Older adults People with disabilities White people of European descent Women Detailed case studies in this section illustrate real-world perspectives on assessment and treatment for an increased understanding of culturally responsive counseling. The final section of the book focuses on ethics and social justice issues. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website here. *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to [email protected]

Multidimensional Contextual Practice: Diversity and Transcendence

Author: Krishna Guadalupe,Doman Lum

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0534606245

Category: Social Science

Page: 400

View: 8744

MULTIDIMENSIONAL CONTEXTUAL PRACTICE: DIVERSITY AND TRANSCENDENCE offers a comprehensive perspective on human diversity. It addresses possible cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and social effects of stereotypes as well as the need for conscious change while honoring human complexities. A Framework for Human Diversity and Transcendence is introduced as a set of principles for approaching clients’ experiences as contextual and multidimensional. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

No Death, No Fear

Comforting Wisdom for Life

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781573223331

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 194

View: 9019

Addressing a human fear of nothingness after death, the author explains how readers can conquer fears and live happier lives through a close examination of who we are and how we live.

Developing Multicultural Counseling Competency

A Systems Approach

Author: Danica G. Hays,Bradley T. Erford

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132432412

Category: Education

Page: 500

View: 2149

This text is an innovative, evidence-based approach to facilitating students' journey to becoming multiculturally competent counselors. Comprehensive, thoughtful, and in-depth, Developing Multicultural Competence goes beyond general discussions of race and ethnicity to include discourse on a broader, more complex view of multiculturalism in clients' and trainees' lives. Both scholarly and highly interactive, this new text strives to present trainees with empirically-based information about multicultural counseling and social advocacy paired with engaging self-reflective activities, discussion questions, case inserts, and study aids, creating opportunities for experiential learning related to cultural diversity considerations and social advocacy issues within clients' social systems. Addressing CACREP (2001/2009) Standards related to the Social and Cultural Diversity core area, the book is broken into four parts: Part One covers key concepts and terms regarding multicultural constructs and cross-cultural communication; Part Two defines social advocacy and identifies the major forms of oppression; Part Three discusses the major cultural and diversity groups; and Part Four develops trainee skills for working with diverse clients, including infusing multiculturalism in how they conceptualize, evaluate, and treat these clients.

Burn Down the Ground

A Memoir

Author: Kambri Crews

Publisher: Villard Books

ISBN: 0345516028

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 334

View: 9492

A hearing daughter of deaf parents recounts her lonely childhood in a hearing-impaired community, her witness to her father's uncontrollable abusive rages and her efforts to live her life during her father's 20-year conviction for a violent crime.

Social Work Practice with Latinos

Key Issues and Emerging Themes

Author: Rich Furman,Nalini Negi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780190616496

Category:

Page: 256

View: 7741

Latinos are now the largest ethnic minority population in the United States and still they encounter a great deal of misunderstanding, prejudice, and discrimination. Utilizing a strengths-based perspective, Social Work Practice with Latinos addresses the unique needs of this diversepopulation. Written by practitioners and scholars from many disciplines, this book discusses social issues of consequence to Latinos and specific strengths and risk factors of the Latino community. They then offer methods that utilize these strengths to ensure a culturally-competent approach to practice withLatino populations. Each chapter is accompanied by key questions for personal and group reflection to facilitate discussion and understanding of these vital themes. The editors have nearly three decades of combined experience working with Latino populations inside and outside the United States. Drawing on this experience, they integrate these varied perspectives to prepare students and practitioners for practice with this richly diverse community.

Ten Steps to a Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation System

A Handbook for Development Practitioners

Author: Jody Zall Kusek,Ray C. Rist

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 0821389076

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

View: 2618

This Handbook provides a comprehensive ten-step model that will help guide development practitioners through the process of designing and building a results-based monitoring and evaluation system.