Exploring Urban Faith-Based-Social Work Community Collaboration for Mental Health Promotion in Urban African American Communities (Chapter 8 in Social Work Practice with African Americans in Urban Environments).
Archibald, Paul. Daniels, Kevin. Austin, Sandra.
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This chapter identifies the spirituality factors that contribute to the mental health beliefs of urban African Americans. The collaborative role of urban African American faith-based practitioners and urban social work practitioners in promoting mental health is described, and research findings are shared on urban faith-based mental health promoting interventions and the role of practitioners in the process. Specific urban faith-based health promoting models are summarized and implications are discussed. A case study is offered, as well as suggested assignments. 3 tables and numerous references. (Author abstract modified)
SOCIAL WORK; AFRICAN AMERICANS; URBAN ENVIRONMENT; CULTURAL COMPETENCY; FAITH BASED PROGRAMS; COLLABORATION; COMMUNITY COOPERATION; MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES; COMMUNITY INTERVENTION PROJECTS; religion