Child Abuse and Culture: Working with Diverse Families / Edition 1

Child Abuse and Culture: Working with Diverse Families / Edition 1

by Lisa Aronson Fontes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1593851308

ISBN-13: 9781593851309

Pub. Date: 01/06/2005

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This expertly written book provides an accessible framework for culturally competent practice with children and families in child maltreatment cases. Numerous workable strategies and concrete examples are presented to help readers address cultural concerns at each stage of the assessment and intervention process. Professionals and students learn new ways of

Overview

This expertly written book provides an accessible framework for culturally competent practice with children and families in child maltreatment cases. Numerous workable strategies and concrete examples are presented to help readers address cultural concerns at each stage of the assessment and intervention process. Professionals and students learn new ways of thinking about their own cultural viewpoints as they gain critical skills for maximizing the accuracy of assessments for physical and sexual abuse; overcoming language barriers in parent and child interviews; respecting families' values and beliefs while ensuring children's safety; creating a welcoming agency environment; and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593851309
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
01/06/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
239
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Multicultural Orientation to Child Maltreatment Work
2. Working with Immigrant Families Affected by Child Maltreatment
3. Assessing Diverse Families for Child Maltreatment
4. Interviewing Diverse Children and Families about Maltreatment
5. Physical Discipline and Abuse
6. Child Sexual Abuse
7. Working with Interpreters in Child Maltreatment
8. Child Maltreatment Prevention and Parent Education
9. Improving the Cultural Competency of Your Child Maltreatment Agency or Organization

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