Social Work Practice with African Americans (Chapter 2 in Cultural Diversity and Social Work Practice).
Evans, Theora A. Banks, Tequilla. Dungy, Kathryn.
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Intended to inform social work practice with African Americans, this chapter reviews what is known about African Americans in regards to effective methods of assessment and intervention. It reviews historical information on African Americans, current characteristics and demographics, and relevant concerns for social work practice, social work research, and social work education. Outcomes of effective interventions with African Americans are also shared. 2 tables and numerous references.
Social work; Clinical intervention; Community intervention projects; Social workers; Case findings; Case studies; Cultural competency; Cultural differences; Cultural disadvantage; Cultural factors; African Americans