Social Work Practice with African American Families : An Intergenerational Perspective

Pub. Date: 2008-05-19
Publisher(s): Taylor & Francis
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Social workers looking to provide competent practice with African American families may be more effective by using a new strengths-based approach from an intergenerational perspective. This text presents a comprehensive look at this new approach to view, assess, and provide services to multigenerational families and communities.

Table of Contents

The Intergenerational Perspective
African-American Families Across Generations
Intergenerational Perspective
Intergenerational Practice and Programs
Genograms with African-American Families: Considering Cultural Context
Health: Intergenerational Insights and Action
Raising Saints in Exile: Intergenerational Knowledge Transfer in a Storefront-Sanctified Church
The Increase in Intergenerational African-American Families Headed by Grandmothers
Intergenerational Family Influences on the Education of African-American Children
Family Survival: Passing the Intergenerational Torch
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