Working With the African-American Father: The Forgotten Parent. Trainee Content.
San Diego State University. School of Social Work. Academy for Professional Excellence. Public Child Welfare Training Academy (PCWTA) California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC).
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
University of California, Berkeley 120 Haviland Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-7400
Curriculum Goals:1. To provide an experiential learning event on the historical relevance and current impacts of slavery on African-American fathers. 2. To develop an awareness of biases against African-American fathers by Child Welfare social workers and their agencies. 3. To present solutions to the systemic biases against African-American fathers within Child Welfare. 4. To value the application of principles of Fairness and Equity and associated skills and strategies in working with other culturally diverse families within child welfare systems. (Author abstract)
African Americans; fathers; child welfare services; agency practice; cultural competency