Diversity and Social Work in Canada

Paperback | March 3, 2016

EditorAlean Al-krenawi, John R. Graham, Nazim Habibov

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a href="http://hsw.oxfordjournals.org/reports/most-cited"Oxford Journals/a names article written by Alean Al-Krenawi and John Graham most cited in the field of Health and Social Work.Diversity and Social Work in Canada explores the question of how the social work profession can effectively address growing diversity among Canadians today. In this contributed volume, twenty-six academic experts offer cutting-edge insight into such essential topic as cultural competence,anti-oppression, experiential phenomenological approaches to identity, intersectionality of multiple forms of diversity, and localization of social work practice. Combining theoretical coverage with practical examples, Diversity and Social Work in Canada gives students and practitioners thefoundation they need to develop effective skills and strategies for working with diverse individuals and groups.

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a href="http://hsw.oxfordjournals.org/reports/most-cited"Oxford Journals/a names article written by Alean Al-Krenawi and John Graham most cited in the field of Health and Social Work.Diversity and Social Work in Canada explores the question of how the social work profession can effectively address growing diversity among Canadians toda...

Alean Al-Krenawi is is president of Achva Academic College and professor in the Spitzer Department of Social Work at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. Formerly dean and professor in the School of Social Work at Memorial University, Canada, his research interests include multiculturalism, mental health, and social work with in...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.84 inPublished:March 3, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Preface and AcknowledgmentsContributorsPart 1 Theoretical Approaches to Social Work and Diversity1. Introduction: Social Work and Diversity (Alean Al-Krenawi, John R. Graham, and Nazim Habibov)2. Whiteout: Still Looking for Race in Canadian Social Work Practice (June Ying Yee and Gary C. Dumbrill)3. Foundations of Anti-racism and Anti-oppression in Social Work Practice (Gordon Pon, Sulaimon Giwa, and Narda Razack)Part 2 Social Work in Diverse Settings4. Experiential Phenomenology: Multicultural Social Work in Clinical and Direct Practice Settings (Marie Lacroix)5. Macro Practice with Diverse Communities: New Challenges for Social Workers (Douglas Durst)Part 3 Social Work with Diverse Populations6. Multiple Positionality and Intersectionality: Towards a Dialogical Social Work Approach (Miu Chung Yan)7. Social Work with Aboriginal Families: A Traditional and Urban Dialectic (Raymond Neckoway and Keith Brownlee)8. The Franco-Ontarian Community: From Resistance to New Social Solidarities and Economic Challenges (David Welch)9. Adaptation and Acculturation among New Canadians: Implications for Intergenerational Relations and Social Work Practice (Debashis Dutta and Ross A. Klein)10. Narratives as Tools in Intercultural Intervention with Immigrant and Refugee Populations (Catherine Montgomery)11. Spirituality, Religion, and Diversity (Diana Coholic)12. Social Work and Sexual Diversity: A Review (Christine A. Walsh, Carey Mulligan, and Gio Dolcecore)13. Reviving and Reshaping Gender in Social Work (Sarah Fotheringham)14. Working with Individuals with Disabilities and Their Families (Irene Carter)15. Social Work with Diverse Older Adults (Daniel Lai and Xue Bai)16. Social Work and Diversity Through an Experiential Lens (Natalie Blake-Noel)17. Conclusion (Alean Al-Krenawi, John R. Graham, and Nazim Habibov)GlossaryIndex

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"This is the only book that combines four important elements in one text: Canadian content; an anti-oppressive stance; specific practice approaches; and multiple forms of diversity." --Jim R. Vanderwoerd, Redeemer University College