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Now more than ever, the populations social workers must be trained to work with represent the broadest spectrum of humanity in ethnicity,culture, race, religion, worldview, gender, sexual orientation, ability, and in life experiences. This text will prepare students to work with any population they will encounter in their professional career. It's divided into 3 parts-Unit 1 covers social work processes, Unit 2 contains student case examples, and unit 3 contains student exercises.
Table of Contents
|Cultural Competence in the Social Work Setting|
|Understanding Cultural Competence|
|A Range of Similarities and Differences|
|Commonly Used Terms|
|The Professional Commitment to Cultural Competence|
|Personal Growth and Professional Growth|
|Group Affiliation and Identity|
|Social Structures and Affiliation|
|One Person, Many Identities|
|Vulnerability, Oppression, and Power|
|Entitlement and Marks|
|Practice Frameworks for Diversity Competence|
|General Practice Frameworks|
|Culturally Competent Practice Models|
|Green's Multi-Ethnic Approach|
|Lum's Process-Stage Model|
|Devore and Schlessinger's Ethnic-Sensitive Model|
|A Model for Knowledge Acquisition|
|Ensuring Effective and Accurate Communication|
|The Skills of Culturally Competent Practice|
|Engagement, Trust and Relationship Building|
|Need Definition and Contracting|
|Evaluation and Termination|
|Utilization of Cultural Resources|
|Cultural Competence in the Context of Practice|
|The Agency Environment - The Community|
|The agency Environment - Cultural Factors|
|Agency Services and Policies|
|Knowledge and Practice: A Summary|
|Application of Knowledge: Assessing Agency, Programs and Services, and Personal Cultural Competencies|
|Projects in Cultural Competence in Practice|
|Cultural Competence with Racial and Ethnic Groups|
|African-Americans Cheryl Pascual|
|African-Americans Richie Zevin|
|Filipino-Americans Rose Solorzano|
|Iranian-Americans Greg Cohen|
|Chinese-Americans Kenya Sullivan|
|Chinese-Americans Caroline Cangelosi|
|Undocumented Mexicans Rosailda Perez|
|Working Class Caucasians Eva Wexler|
|Cultural Competence with Gender and Sexual Orientations|
|Transgender People Elissa Klein|
|Transgender People Lisa Dazols|
|African-American Men on the Down Low William Beyer|
|Cultural Competence with People with Disabilities|
|Deaf People Allison Reid-Cunningham|
|Mental Health Services Consumers Megan Moore|
|Cultural Competence with Age Groups|
|Elderly People Christina Pollard|
|Adolescents Erica Tom|
|Cultural Competence with Special Populations|
|Homeless People Michelle Scheurich|
|Incarcerated Women Victoria Fleming|
|Alcoholics Lawrence Smith|
|Veterans of the Vietnam War Nancy O'Neil|
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