"Multicultural Perspectives in Social Work Practice with Families" is in its third edition and continues to expand the depth and breadth with which culture may be understood and the impact of culture in working with families. Congress, Gonzalez, and their contributors have updated this text to include a focus on evidence-based practice, 10 additional chapters, revision of a valuable assessment tool, and a culturagram. This book clearly is an essential resource for social workers committed to culturally sensitive practice."--Journal of Teaching in Social Work
Encompassing the most current issues faced by multicultural families across the lifespan and the social workers who serve them, this popular textbook contains ten new chapters and provides content that has been significantly expanded throughout. These new and reconceived chapters offer professors and social work graduate students a broader and more comprehensive take on the key issues that arise when treating families from diverse cultural backgrounds and current, evidence-based models for assessment and treatment. New chapters include:
Evidence-based models of care for ethnically-diverse families Practice with Asian-American families Practice with Native American and indigenous families Practice with Hispanic families Practice with Arab families Practice with adolescents Practice with families when there is risk of suicide Practice with families dealing with substance use and abuse Practice with families around health issues Legal issues with immigrants
Contributors to the text are leaders in the field of multicultural issues that encompass a wide range of racial and ethnic populations. Updated case studies, vignettes, and statistical data illustrate the book's content.