Download Innovations in Delivering Culturally Sensitive Social Work Services Free PDF Books - Free PDF

Download Innovations in Delivering Culturally Sensitive Social Work Services Free PDF Books

Routledge

English - book pages - ISBN-10: 1135839077 - ISBN-13: 9781135839079

1/5 by 26 votes


Innovations in Delivering Culturally Sensitive Social Work Services: Challenges for Practice and Education is for human service professionals and educators who are seeking innovative ways to make their practice and service delivery more culturally appropriate and their education and training more relevant. As Editor Yvonne Asamoah explains, “There has never been a more critical time for social work practitioners, educators, and policy makers to critique their programs, service delivery systems, and curricula for cultural relevance. Apart from federal and state mandates which require agencies to demonstrate how they are preparing workers to deliver culturally sensitive services, demographic shifts and increasing economic hardships are continually producing a more diverse clientele in need of service. . . . Being sensitive to the needs of the local community and the subtle, but significant, ethnic differences within them is critical and has important implications for training, policy, and practice.”The contributors describe actual models put into practice in the U.S. and Canada--analyzing the results and debating the issues of diversity and cultural sensitivity in regard to the social work profession. Innovations in Delivering Culturally Sensitive Social Work Services gives you an inside look at different approaches, programs, and studies, including: an innovative demonstration project designed to deliver social services to people from different cultures in Canada an eight-step communication process model that social work agency supervisors and training units may use to help workers become more effective multicultural practitioners a study on the incidents of misunderstanding between social workers from a Western-oriented society and those from a non-Western society in terms of culture shock the results of a statewide survey in Nevada on attitudes of social workers in relation to diversity, using a modified Multicultural Counseling Inventory to measure awareness, knowledge, and skills the four major multicultural issues considered critical to the delivery of health and mental health, and preventative and treatment services to Latino clients an examination of the issue of diversity in the workplace using the university and schools of social work as examplesOther important contributions in Innovations in Delivering Culturally Sensitive Social Work Services include a unique look at the topic of cultural diversity and sensitivity from a management perspective--introducing you to the concept of the ‘globally aware’social work manager. Practical suggestions to assist you in achieving global awareness are provided through a “Global Problem Analysis Worksheet” including issues of staffing, hiring and retention of foreign born staff; service planning and organization to meet the needs of immigrants, refugees, and other international populations; staff development; and broader organizational concerns of information systems and policymaking. Two other chapters directly relate to the critical issues raised by Paige in his comprehensive 1986 work on cross-cultural orientation and applications. These chapters will help you view your own cross-cultural encounters with both clients and peers in a broader, theoretical context.

468x60

Reviews

64x64

Ben Simpson

This is one of the best books that I have read so far in my life. You won't be disappointed.

Ivan Johnson

Nice It has a nice story about how to always let go the past and fall in love.

Samantha Johnson

Good book

300x250

Recent Books

The Communication of Leadership
The Communication of Leadership
Jonathan Charteris-Black
With the crisis of leadership in the western democracies, there has been a growth of interest in how leaders outside of the west emerge and...
わたしを離さないで
わたしを離さないで
カズオ・イシグロ
...
The Road to Hell
The Road to Hell
Julian Sher
In this definitive, up-to-the-minute account of the Hells Angels in Canada, two veteran journalists investigate why the recent imprisonment of feared...
Storm Force
Storm Force
Chris Bunch
Amid swirling allegiances and changing loyalties at the outer reaches of the Confederation empire, the Lost Legion struggles to keep the peace and...
Persian Sufi Poetry
Persian Sufi Poetry
J. T. P. de Bruijn
Focuses on the poems rather than on their authors. Surveys the development of Persian mystical poetry, dealing first with the relation between Sufism...
Stand-Up Comedy
Stand-Up Comedy
Judy Carter
All the world loves a clown and whether you want to clown around at parties or make a living as a standup comic, comedian Judy Carter can show you...
Changing Course
Changing Course
Peter D. Eckel
Most American colleges and universities face difficult choices about how they will meet new demands in an environment of fiscal constraints. For...
An Elementary Introduction to Mathematical Finance
An Elementary Introduction to Mathematical Finance
Sheldon M. Ross
This textbook on the basics of option pricing is accessible to readers with limited mathematical training. It is for both professional traders and...
Comment Comprendre L'Actualité
Comment Comprendre L'Actualité
Gina Stoiciu
Ce livre explore le mécanisme de construction du réel sur les différentes scènes de la vie€: de l'imaginaire national aux légendes...
Communicational Marketing
Communicational Marketing
Luigi Carlo De Micco
Communication is of vital importance for everyone. It is omnipresent and exerts enormous influence on the way we think and act - from interpersonal...