Diversity in Single-Parent Families: Working from Strength by Cathryne L. SchmitzDiversity in Single-Parent Families: Working from Strength by Cathryne L. Schmitz

Diversity in Single-Parent Families: Working from Strength

EditorCathryne L. Schmitz, Susan Steiger Tebb

Paperback | June 15, 1999

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Diversity in Single-Parent Families: Working from Strength is designed to fill gaps in current literature. The book presents strength-based service delivery options for single-parent families, which have been under-represented in literature and research. Research and appropriate serviceresponses are organized by race/ethnicity, gender, economic status, sexual orientation, structure, and disability.The editors begin by discussing the socio-economic issues impacting single-parent families along with a framework for strength-based practice. The following chapters focus on communities that have been marginalized and overlooked. For each community implications for strength-based practice aresummarized.The editors recognize a broader need to present factual data as a base for decreasing assumptive biases about single-parent family structures. This book could be used in micro and macro practice courses, courses on multicultural practice, and courses focusing on families and/or children.
Cathryne L. Schmitz (PhD, the Ohio State University; MSW, University of Washington) is professor at the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver. Her teaching focuses on children/families, community-based practice, diversity, and poverty. She spent many years in practice with families and children and has a rich histo...
Title:Diversity in Single-Parent Families: Working from StrengthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:260 pages, 9.88 × 6.89 × 0.51 inPublished:June 15, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0190615818

ISBN - 13:9780190615819