Social Work Practice With African American Men: The Invisible Presence / Edition 1

Social Work Practice With African American Men: The Invisible Presence / Edition 1

by Janice M. Rasheed, Mikal N. Rasheed
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761911170

ISBN-13: 9780761911173

Pub. Date: 02/28/1999

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This is a ground breaking and long overdue book that proposes a variety of innovative and practical strategies to address relevant issues for African American men in micro-practice approaches, such as individual, couple, family, and group treatment issues as well as macropractice approaches, such as policy formulation, program development, and community practice.

Overview

This is a ground breaking and long overdue book that proposes a variety of innovative and practical strategies to address relevant issues for African American men in micro-practice approaches, such as individual, couple, family, and group treatment issues as well as macropractice approaches, such as policy formulation, program development, and community practice. This well documented book is informed by the authors' years of qualitative research and their considerable years of clinical experience with African American men.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761911173
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Series:
SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services Series, #39
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Jewelle Taylor Gibbs
PART ONE: CONCEPTUAL AND THEORETICAL ISSUES
Introduction
Social Work Practice and African American Men
Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks for Understanding African American Men
The Adult Life Cycle of African American Men
PART TWO: MICRO PRACTICE ISSUES AND STRATEGIES
Individual Therapy with African American Men
Couple Therapy with African American Men
Family Therapy with African American Men
Group Work with African American Men
PART THREE: MACRO-PRACTICE ISSUES AND STRATEGIES
Policy Issues of Low-Income African American Men
Program Development, Implementation and Evaluation Issues in Programs for African American Men
Community Practice Issues
Creating a Village around African American Men
PART FOUR: CREATING LINKAGES BETWEEN PRACTICE, POLICY AND RESEARCH
Epistemological, Conceptual, Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Conducting Research on African American Men

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