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Black Family: Strengths Self-Help and Positive Change

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With eleven selections designed to reinforce the goal of empowering clients to take charge of their lives, this edited volume serves a two-fold purpose. It extends the small but growing body of strength-oriented literature to include African-American families and it serves as a natural extension of current texts on African-American families to provide social workers and the education community with a broader framework for understanding the needs of Black families.Offering both a research orientation and a ...

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Overview

With eleven selections designed to reinforce the goal of empowering clients to take charge of their lives, this edited volume serves a two-fold purpose. It extends the small but growing body of strength-oriented literature to include African-American families and it serves as a natural extension of current texts on African-American families to provide social workers and the education community with a broader framework for understanding the needs of Black families.Offering both a research orientation and a practice perspective, this book should appeal to social work educators and practitioners involved in family services, health and mental health settings, and child and public welfare.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780813325767
  • Publisher: Westview Press
  • Publication date: 5/16/1996
  • Pages: 240

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Pt. 1 Building Strength Through Self-Help and Innovations 5
1 A Strengths Perspective on Black Families: Then and Now 8
2 Building on the Strengths of Black Families: Self-Help and Empowerment 21
3 Caregiving in African American Families: Caring for Children with Sickle Cell Disease 39
4 Helping Black Families Who Are Providing Care to Persons with AIDS 53
5 A Perspective on Homelessness Among African American Families 67
6 Reconceptualizing Youth Violence: Implications for Positive Change 83
Pt. 2 Creating and Promoting Positive Change 109
7 Effective Programs and Services for African American Families and Children: An African-Centered Perspective 112
8 Racial Identity Issues for Black Children in Foster Care 131
9 Resiliency and the African American Family: A Model of Family Preservation 144
10 Strengthening Family Ties: Working with Black Female Single-Parent Families 164
11 The Black Church as a Resource for Change 181
Epilogue: Understanding Help-Seeking Behavior and Empowerment Issues for Black Families 193
About the Book 209
About the Editor and Contributors 211
Index 213
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