9780534584191

Spirituality Within Religious Traditions in Social Work Practice

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    9780534584191

  • ISBN10:

    0534584195

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-11-21
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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As it is valuable for practitioners to understand the meaning systems of clients and to identify both potential resources and strains in the lives of clients, the goal of this book is to help social workers and other counselors become culturally competent in the area of religious traditions.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Introduction 1(2)
Beryl Hugen
Expanding the Role of Spirituality and Religion in Social Work
3(1)
Implications for Social Work Education
4(1)
Challenges and Concerns
5(4)
Spirituality and Religion in Social Work Practice: A Conceptual Model
9(9)
Beryl Hugen
Definitions: Spirituality, Religion, and Faith
9(2)
Religion: Social and Communal Factors
11(1)
Toward Definitional Clarity
12(1)
Life-Cycle Events and Health
13(1)
A Multicultural Perspective
14(1)
Suggested Chapter Topics
15(3)
Lakota---Native People's Spirituality
18(16)
Maria Yellow
Introduction
18(1)
The Lakota: An Example of One Native Culture
19(1)
Personal Reflections
19(1)
The Lakota Life Cycle
20(1)
Lakota Concepts of Power and Relationships
21(2)
Historical Trauma Theory and Lakota Culture
23(1)
Additional Cultural Considerations
24(1)
Cultural Definition of Illness
25(1)
Assessment, Intervention, and Native Spirituality
25(3)
Conclusion
28(6)
Hinduism
34(19)
Ram Singh
My Path to Hindu Humanistic Philosophy
35(2)
The Hindu Worldview: A Wholistic Perspective on Diversity
37(1)
The Hindu Worldview and Social Welfare
38(5)
The Hindu View of Health and Well-Being
43(1)
The Hindu Theory of Social Welfare
43(4)
Gender Issues
47(1)
Implications for Social Work Practice
47(1)
Conclusion
48(5)
Buddhism
53(20)
Edward R. Canda
History and General Characteristics of Buddhism
53(4)
The Central Guiding Story of Buddhism
57(2)
My Path into Buddhism and Its Influence on My Approach to Social Work
59(2)
Spiritual Resources
61(1)
Buddhist Spiritual Practices
62(2)
Dharma Throughout the Life Cycle
64(1)
Conceptions of Health
65(1)
Implications for Social Work Practice
66(7)
Confucianism
73(25)
Douglas K. Chung
Introduction
73(1)
History of Confucianism
74(1)
My Personal Experience of Confucianism
75(1)
Meaning of Major Life Events
76(2)
Sources of Power: The Confucian Worldview
78(3)
Confucian Rituals and Practices Today
81(1)
Confucian Healing and Development Model
82(4)
Mean Management under the Dynamics of Yin and Yang Forces
86(5)
Implications for Social Work Practice
91(7)
Judaism
98(22)
Bruce Friedman
Historical Background
99(2)
American Jewish Religious Movements
101(2)
Israel and Its Relationship to Judaism
103(1)
Tensions within Judaism
104(1)
Customs and Ceremonies
105(1)
The Jewish Calendar
105(5)
Jewish Life Cycle
110(3)
Sources of Strength in Judaism
113(1)
Problem Resolution within the Jewish Tradition
114(1)
Implications for Social Work Practice
115(1)
Conclusion
116(4)
Catholicism
120(26)
Marian A. Aguilar
Introduction
120(1)
A Brief Overview of Catholicism
121(1)
Profile of Contemporary American Catholics
122(1)
Contemporary Issues
123(2)
Movements within the Catholic Church Today
125(1)
Religious Traditions among Mexican American Catholics
126(1)
Spirituality
127(1)
Meaning of Major Life Events
127(2)
Sources of Power
129(1)
Family Life-Cycle Transitions
129(4)
Sources of Support in the Church
133(1)
Conceptions of Health
133(1)
Faith Traditions that Influenced Me to Enter the Social Work Profession
134(1)
Implications for Social Work Practice
135(3)
Suggestions for Working with Catholics
138(1)
Conclusion
139(7)
Islam
146(21)
Aneesah Nadir
Sophia F. Dziegielewski
Introduction
146(1)
Master Stories: Conversion to Islam
146(1)
Aneesah Nadir's Personal Story
147(2)
Islam and the Muslims: Sources of Power
149(2)
Rituals and Practices: Diet and Dress
151(1)
Challenges Faced by Contemporary Muslims
152(5)
Conceptions of Health: Islamic Tradition and the Strengths-Based Perspective
157(1)
Culturally Sensitive Practice with Muslim People
158(1)
Acculturation and Religiousness among Muslims
159(1)
The Muslim Social Worker
160(2)
Conclusion
162(5)
Protestantism: An Overview
167(18)
Mary P. Van Hook
Historical Background and Master Stories
169(5)
Sources of Power
174(1)
Rituals and Practices
175(1)
Life-Cycle Events and the Protestant Tradition
176(2)
Health and Sources of Help
178(1)
Implications for Social Work Practice
179(2)
Conclusion
181(4)
Baptists
185(20)
T. Laine Scales
Introduction
185(1)
A Brief History of Baptists
186(2)
Basic Baptist Beliefs
188(1)
Baptists and Social Issues
189(1)
My Journey as a Baptist Social Worker
190(2)
Life's Big Questions
192(1)
Sources of Power
193(1)
Rituals and Practices
194(2)
Life-Cycle Transitions
196(3)
Health and Healing
199(1)
Social Work Practice with Baptists
200(5)
The African American Baptist Tradition
205(23)
Darlene Grant
Introduction
205(2)
Prevalence of African American Baptists
207(1)
A Brief History of the African American Baptist Church
208(2)
General Doctrinal Beliefs of African American Baptists
210(2)
Moral and Ethical Views on Social Issues
212(3)
My Personal Narrative
215(3)
Physical and Mental Health
218(2)
Sources of Power, Help, and Healing within the African American Baptist Tradition
220(1)
Implications for Social Work and Counseling Practice
221(2)
Conclusion
223(5)
Seventh-day Adventists
228(23)
Curtis J. VanderWaal
Daryl McMullen
History and Description of the Religious Tradition
228(1)
Unique Adventist Beliefs and Institutions
229(3)
Curt VanderWaal's Journey as an Adventist Social Worker
232(3)
Meaning of Major Life Events
235(2)
Sources of Power
237(2)
Rituals and Practices
239(1)
Family Life-Cycle Transitions
240(3)
Conceptions of Health and Appropriate Sources of Help
243(1)
Implications for Social Work Practice
244(3)
Conclusion
247(4)
Mormonism
251(22)
Dennis T. Haynes
Introduction
251(1)
A Brief History of Mormonism
252(2)
My Personal Story
254(1)
The Purpose of Life
255(2)
Sources of Power
257(1)
Rituals
258(2)
Life-Cycle Considerations
260(1)
Health
261(1)
Welfare
262(1)
Implications for Social Work Principles and Practice
263(10)
Health, Religion, and Spirituality
273(17)
Mary Van Hook
Marian Aguilar
Religious and Spiritual Mediators of Health
274(2)
Religion and the Promotion of Well-Being
276(3)
The Impact of Religion on the Experience of Symptoms and the Disease Process
279
Coping with Illness: Coping/Help-Seeking Patterns
28(254)
Religious Traditions and Health and Healing
282(2)
Implications for Social Work Practice
284(2)
Conclusion
286(4)
Contributors 290(7)
Index 297

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