Social Work Practice with Culturally Diverse People / Edition 1

Social Work Practice with Culturally Diverse People / Edition 1

by Surjit S. (Singh) Dhooper, Sharon E Moore
     
 

Social Work With Culturally Diverse People addresses the ambivalent and ambiguous changes in society, which have conditioned and constrained the willingness, ability, and efforts of social workers to provide culturally competent services to those different from mainstream society. Each major disadvantaged group is studied.See more details below

Overview

Social Work With Culturally Diverse People addresses the ambivalent and ambiguous changes in society, which have conditioned and constrained the willingness, ability, and efforts of social workers to provide culturally competent services to those different from mainstream society. Each major disadvantaged group is studied.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761912972
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/18/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

Surjit Singh Dhooper is Professor Emeritus at the College of Social Work, University of Kentucky. His professional experience, spread over more than 40 years, includes both practice and teaching. He did clinical as well as administrative and community organizational work in health care settings for 18 years and taught at both undergraduate and graduate levels for about 25 years. He also held academic administrative positions such as Director of Ph.D. Program and Director of Graduate Studies in the College of Social Work. He was closely associated with the work of the Human Development Institute and Sanders Brown Center on Aging of the University of Kentucky. He was awarded an endowed professorship—Constance Wilson Professor of Mental Health—in 2000, which he occupied until his retirement.

Table of Contents

Cultural Diversity and Social Work Practice
Essentials of Culturally Competent Social Work Practice
Understanding and Working with Latino Americans
Understanding and Working with African Americans
Understanding and Working with Asian Americans
Understanding and Working with Native Americans
Understanding and Working with Bi-Racial/Mixed Race Americans

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