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Social work practice with low-income, urban, African-American families

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Social work with African Americans.,
    • African American poor families -- Services for.,
    • Urban poor -- Services for -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 140-154) and index.

      StatementMelvyn Raider and Mary Beth Pauline-Morand.
      ContributionsRaider, Melvyn., Pauline-Morand, Mary Beth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV3181 .S623 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 162 p. ;
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL349378M
      ISBN 100773483063
      LC Control Number98008627
      OCLC/WorldCa39281791

      Business in Social Work Education: A Historically Black University's Social Work Entrepreneurship Project. Journal of Social Work Education, 52(1), DOI: / Food Deserts: Low Income Communities and their Lack of Adequate Nutrition Submitted by Lauren M. Harding May MSW Clinical Research Paper The Clinical Research Project is a graduation requirement for MSW students at St. Catherine University/University of St. Thomas School of Social Work in : Lauren Harding.

      Homelessness is a complex social problem. Homelessness affects people of both genders and all ages and racial and ethnic groups; however, single men and children younger than five living in low-income families are disproportionally represented among the homeless population. Social work interventions that focus on increasing self-sufficiency through targeted policy and practice efforts may contribute to reversing these chronic trends. in Discussions about addressing these longstanding problems must also focus on policies to reduce poverty in poor urban communities, to promote healthy school climate, and to reduce Cited by: 7.

      Social work initiatives have historically been reluctant to provide aid to the African American male subpopulation for a variety of reasons. Each social welfare response is guided by inherent gender, racial, and cultural perspectives, many of which exclude African American males from the most important services they need. Focus: Low-income children and families, with a special emphasis on immigrants Research: Authored or co-authored over 25 peer-reviewed scientific articles in top-tier journals and ten book chapters on immigrants and other vulnerable populations. ronald B. mincy Maurice V. Russell Professor of Social Policy and Social Work Practice.


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Social work practice with low-income, urban, African-American families Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Social work practice with low-income, urban, African-American families. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, © The authors have woven together a very useful guide for social workers practicing in low-income urban settings.

Case examples serve to concretize theories and the summary of treatment strategies effective with low-income urban African-American families Pages:   Egypt's work around population control in her Southeast Washington, DC, neighborhood with low-income African American families in the early s became a labor of love in Social work practice with low-income community that can help inform current practice approaches in urban environments with African American by: 2.

the practice of social work) as they engage African American families in effective service delivery. This guide will not explore the historical context of racial disparities in detail because there are other resources for this information.

This practice guide will not focus on the role of other systems (courts, schools, lawFile Size: KB. She coedited Asset Building and Low-Income Families, coauthored a chapter in the Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Poverty, and advised the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in setting up its research unit.

Before joining Urban inshe was lead economist on credit issues at the Federal Trade Commission. Urban Institute's Low-Income Working Families Initiative tracks the well-being of low-income families over time and analyzes the risks these families face. "A compilation of the most recent and reliable national and state-by-state data on poverty, health, child welfare, youth at risk, early childhood development, education, family income and gun violence." From the Children's Defense Fund.

Data from the Children's Defense Fund. America's Children Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office. "Social Work Practice with Urban Black Families" is an advanced practice course in the School of Social Work at Morgan State University.

This course Author: Rhonda Wells-Wilbon. Consistent with findings that neighborhood mobility programs and policies may disrupt urban, low-income, ethnic minority residents’ social ties, resulting in decreased mental health among relocated adolescents (Fauth et al., ), we found that the African American adolescents in our study may have reaped social support benefits from living Cited by: The practice and profession of social work has a relatively modern and scientific origin, and is generally considered to have developed out of three strands.

The first was individual casework, a strategy pioneered by the Charity Organization Society in the midth century, which was founded by Helen Bosanquet and Octavia Hill in London, England.

Most historians identify Activity sectors: Social welfare, social services, government, health, public health, mental health, occupational safety and health, community organization, non-profit, law. Family Planning for Low-Income African American Families: Contributions of Social Work Pioneer Ophelia Settle Egypt.

Wells-Wilbon R. Historically, African Americans made huge contributions to the field of social welfare and the social work profession, yet little has been written about them in the professional by: 2. Social Work Public Health Analysis: African American Mental Health Status Implications For Further Study References 8.

Exploring Urban Faith-Based–Social Work Community Collaboration for Mental Health Promotion in Urban African American Communities Paul Archibald, Kevin Daniels, and Sandra AustinFile Size: 1MB. Building on Strengths: Intergenerational Practice With African American Families Article in Social work 54(3) August with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Cheryl Waites Spellman.

But these settings are not well suited to the provision of comprehensive health services and are often inaccessible for low-income adolescents and their families. A number of communities have attempted to fill this gap by developing alternative school-and community-based centers—some are linked to and supported by hospitals, others are.

The purpose of this qualitative study was to identify barriers and motivators to implementing a HSB and reducing SHSe in urban, low-income African-American families of Head Start children. Despite the increased risk of SHSe, African-American families are less likely to adopt HSBs [ 24 ].Cited by: 4.

The International Conference Social Work Practice with Disadvantaged Families in Taiwan: Opportunities and Challenges in the New Century; Williams, James. Understanding African American Male Issues in Public Schools. Williams, James. African-American Families: Understanding the Relationship between Substance Abuse and Family Violence.

of choices made on the ground of urban life. Like a hologram, our picture of low -income African -American and Latino communities shimmers into new focus every t ime we change the line of sight. Each angle produces an image that seems sharp -edged, detailed, and complete.

But there are many such sites in a hologram, none of which fully registersFile Size: 82KB. William Julius Wilson’s pathbreaking work,The Truly Disadvantaged, introduced the concept of “social isolation” to describe the situation of the inner-city African-American communities, he wrote, suffered from social isolation—“the lack of contact or of sustained interaction with individuals and institutions that represent mainstream society” (Wilson60).

In Wells-Wilbon & McPhatter's Edition Social Work Practice with African Americans in Urban Environments. Springer Publishing Company: NY, NY. Wells-Wilbon, R.

Family planning for low-income African American families: Contributions of social work pioneer Ophelia Settle Egypt. Social Work; doi /sw/swv BOOKS: Social Work Practice with Low-Income, Urban, African-American Families Social work practice with low-income, urban, African-American families Authors Melvyn Raider, Mary Beth Pauline-Morand Editors Melvyn Raider, Mary Beth Pauline-Morand Publisher Edwin Mellen Press, ISBN.

Refundable federal income tax credit for low income working individuals and families. It rewards low-wage work by decreasing the taxes that low wage workers pay on their earnings and by supplemening their wages. The goal is to move a family with a full time minimum wage worker above the poverty line, so as to avoid raising children in poverty.Since the first edition of Black Families inmany of the contributors to the book have spent 25 years presenting images of Black families to scholars, students, and laypersons.

Although some of those whose work appears here have passed on, and some have joined us for the first time, those of us who have produced this fourth edition have joined together to become as family.A Practice Guide for Working with African American Families in the Child Welfare System: The Role of the Caseworker in Identifying, Developing and Supporting Strengths in African American Families Involved in Child Protective Services (PDF - KB) Rockymore () Minnesota Department of Human Services, Child Safety & Permanency Division.