Social Work Practice With Latinos: Key Issues and Emerging Themes by Rich FurmanSocial Work Practice With Latinos: Key Issues and Emerging Themes by Rich Furman

Social Work Practice With Latinos: Key Issues and Emerging Themes

EditorRich Furman, Nalini Negi

Paperback | June 15, 2010

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Latinos are now the largest ethnic minority population in the United States and still they encounter a great deal of misunderstanding, prejudice, and discrimination. Utilizing a strengths-based perspective, Social Work Practice with Latinos addresses the unique needs of this diversepopulation. Written by practitioners and scholars from many disciplines, this book discusses social issues of consequence to Latinos and specific strengths and risk factors of the Latino community. They then offer methods that utilize these strengths to ensure a culturally-competent approach to practice withLatino populations. Each chapter is accompanied by key questions for personal and group reflection to facilitate discussion and understanding of these vital themes. The editors have nearly three decades of combined experience working with Latino populations inside and outside the United States. Drawing on this experience, they integrate these varied perspectives to prepare students and practitioners for practice with this richly diverse community.
Rich Furman (PhD, Yeshiva University; MSW, University of Pennsylvania) is professor of social work at the University of Washington, Tacoma. He has published numerous books and articles, most recently Practical Tips for Publishing Scholarly Articles, second edition, Navigating Human Service Organizations, third edition, and An Experient...
Title:Social Work Practice With Latinos: Key Issues and Emerging ThemesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.9 × 5.98 × 0.59 inPublished:June 15, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190616490

ISBN - 13:9780190616496

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