Voices of First Nations People: Human Services Considerations

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-12-14
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Voices of First Nations People provides you with extensive information on how issues such as gambling, drinking, homelessness, health, and parenting affect Native Americans. This text will help you more effectively provide and direct services, administer programs, develop policies, and conduct research on topics that are relevant to native peoples. Through research and case studies, this book explores the specific needs of Native Americans and aids human service professionals in creating more successful services for these clients.

Author Biography

Hilary N. Weaver, DSW, is Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at the State University of New York at Buffalo

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Adolescent Gambling on a Great Lakes Indian Reservationp. 5
Examining Two Facets of American Indian Identity: Exposure to Other Cultures and the Influence of Historical Traumap. 19
A Qualitative Model of Long-Term Recovery for American Indian Womenp. 35
Preventing Alcohol Use Among Urban American Indian Youth: The Seventh Generation Programp. 51
Impact of Childhood Out-of-Home Placement on a Southwestern American Indian Tribep. 69
Honoring Diversity: The Reliability, Validity, and Utility of a Scale to Measure Native American Resiliencyp. 91
Oyate Ptayela: Rebuilding the Lakota Nation Through Addressing Historical Trauma Among Lakota Parentsp. 109
Health Concerns for Native American Youth: A Culturally Grounded Approach to Health Promotionp. 127
Homeless and Indigenous in Minneapolisp. 145
Urban American Indian Identity Attitudes and Acculturation Stylesp. 163
Indexp. 179
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