Understanding Gender and Culture in the Helping Process: Practitioner's Narratives from Global Perspectives / Edition 1by Claire Rabin
Featuring edited chapters contributed by practitioners and experts working within global cultures, Rabin's text offers a practical and integrated way of considering gender, ethnicity and culture through narrative in the helping process. Designed for practitioners and students of the helping process, as well as undergraduate and graduate students of diversity,… See more details below
Featuring edited chapters contributed by practitioners and experts working within global cultures, Rabin's text offers a practical and integrated way of considering gender, ethnicity and culture through narrative in the helping process. Designed for practitioners and students of the helping process, as well as undergraduate and graduate students of diversity, multicultural, race and ethnic relations, Rabin's text helps readers develop beyond the expectation of finding universal answers, and towards better listening to their clients' unique personal stories within their social context. Featuring contributions from around the world, this edited text reflects the work of practitioners and experts from within the respective culture who have shared their experiences and wisdom from working with a wide, diverse selection of populations.
Table of Contents
Introduction: A narrative about this book. Part I: CONCEPTUAL BASIS. 1. Gender and Culture in the Helping Process: An Professional Journey. 2. Exporting High Cultural Artifacts: The Selling of the Therapy Industry as a Form of Neo-Colonialism. 3. Gender and Culture in the Narrative Approach to Helping. Part II: GENDER, CULTURE AND STRESS: MULTILEVEL HELPING PROCESSES. A. INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY LEVEL HELPING. 4. Mental Health Practice for Muslim Arab Population in Israel. 5. Gender and Culture Issues in Helping Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse and Violence. 6. Social and Cultural Issues in Sex Problems: Fear Shame and Guilt in Male Irish Sexuality. 7. Pride and Prejudice with Gay and Lesbian Individuals- Combining Narrative and Expressive Methods. 8. Helping Women Immigrants from the Former Soviet Union. 9. Post Traumatic Experiences of Refugee Women. 10. Converging Forces: Mexican Culture and Contextual Factors Influencing Mexican and Mexican American Women Living in the United States. 11. Emotional Problems Among African American Men: Reasons for Concern. B. GROUP LEVEL HELPING. 12. Restructuring Social Identity through Self-Categorizing Groups: The Interface of Group Dynamics, Gender and Culture. 13. Facilitating The Telling of Stories Through Psychodynamic Groups: Traumatized Women in the Former Yugoslavia. C. SERVICE AND COMMUNITY LEVEL HELPING. 14. Immigrant Women, Abortion and Preventive Intervention. 15. Violence against Women in the Family: Immigrant Women and the US Health Care System. 16. The Therapeutic Value of Activism: Albanian Women in Post-War Kosovo. 17. The Road to Multicultural Sensitive Student Supervision: Ethiopian Social Work Students in Israel.
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