Social Work Practice With African American Men: The Invisible Presence

Social Work Practice With African American Men: The Invisible Presence

by Janice M. Rasheed, Mikal N. Rasheed
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761911162

ISBN-13: 9780761911166

Pub. Date: 02/17/1999

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:
9780761911166
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/17/1999
Series:
SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services Series, #39
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

In Memoryvi
Dedicationvi
Forewordvii
Prefaceviii
Acknowledgmentsxi
Part 1Conceptual and Theoretical Issues
1.Introduction: Social Work Practice and African American Men3
2.Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks for Understanding African American Men9
3.The Adult Life Cycle of African American Men25
Part 2Micro Practice Issues and Strategies
4.Individual Therapy With African American Men47
5.Couple Therapy With African American Men67
6.Family Therapy With African American Men89
7.Group Work With African American Men
Part 3Macro Practice Issues and Strategies
8.Policy Issues of Low-Income African American Men123
9.Program Development, Implementation, and Evaluation Issues in Programs for African American Men135
10.Community Practice Issues: Creating a Village Around African American Men149
Part 4Creating Linkages Between Practice, Policy, and Research
11.Epistemological, Conceptual, Theoretical, and Methodological Issues in Conducting Research on African American Men165
References179
Index192
About the Authors201

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