Cross-Cultural Practice: Social Work With Diverse Populations by Karen Harper-DortonCross-Cultural Practice: Social Work With Diverse Populations by Karen Harper-Dorton

Cross-Cultural Practice: Social Work With Diverse Populations

byKaren Harper-Dorton, Jim Lantz

Paperback | June 15, 2007

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Cultural awareness in the helping professions is crucial to providing the best possible care. In this expanded new edition of Cross-Cultural Practice, the authors uniquely present factors common to diverse ethnic and cultural populations that are useful in building cross-cultural competence.Building on the existential concepts of Victor Frankl, the text provides a framework for helping families and individuals discover meaning and meaning opportunities in daily living.The book is organized into chapters dedicated to specific population profiles. New chapters give an overview of key concepts used throughout the book and summarize the authors' theoretical approach toward cross-cultural practice.
Karen Harper-Dorton (PhD, The Ohio State University; MSW, West Virginia University) is director of the Burgess Center for West Virginia Families and Communities at West Virginia University. She has published extensively in the areas of logotherapy and rural America. Professor Harper-Dorton has served as a consultant, trainer, and super...
Title:Cross-Cultural Practice: Social Work With Diverse PopulationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.51 inPublished:June 15, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190615796

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"The book integrates the themes of the eight cross-cultural factors and the four existential "treatment elements" well. The chapters have been substantially enlarged and improved, and the case studies are excellent!" --Shirley R. Hall, New Mexico Highlands University