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The Resource Child abuse and culture : working with diverse families, Lisa Aronson Fontes

Child abuse and culture : working with diverse families, Lisa Aronson Fontes

Label
Child abuse and culture : working with diverse families
Title
Child abuse and culture
Title remainder
working with diverse families
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Aronson Fontes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book provides a framework for culturally competent practice in child maltreatment cases. It offers vital knowledge and tools to help professionals from any background play a more positive, effective role in the lives of diverse children and families." "Authoritative and comprehensive, this is an indispensable resource for social workers, psychologists, family therapists, and anyone who works with children and families in child welfare, as well as students and trainees in these fields."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.76/53
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6626.5
LC item number
.F66 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WA 320
NLM item number
F66 2005
Label
Child abuse and culture : working with diverse families, Lisa Aronson Fontes
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-229) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Multicultural orientation to child maltreatment work -- Orienting concepts -- Ecosystemic framework -- Treating clients fairly -- Poverty -- Child maltreatment -- Working with families -- Research and clinical literature on culture and child maltreatment -- Concluding thoughts : remembering the difficulty of the material and the sacredness of our work -- 2. Working with immigrant families affected by child maltreatment -- Social stressors for immigrant families -- Family life, child behavior, and discipline -- Immigrants and the child welfare system -- Domestic violence -- Basic U.S. immigration definitions -- Suggestions for improving cultural competence with immigrants -- Concluding thoughts -- 3. Assessing diverse families for child maltreatment -- What constitutes a suspicion, and what's culture got to do with it? -- Is it maltreatment? Is the child at risk? -- Once again : how culture matters -- Assessment instruments and structured decision making -- Concluding thoughts -- 4. Interviewing diverse children and families about maltreatment -- Before the interview or first session -- Building rapport and establishing trust -- During the interview -- Closure and preparation for the next steps -- Concluding thoughts -- 5. Physical discipline and abuse -- Research on group differences -- Corporal punishment and physical abuse -- Culture in discipline and abuse -- Child-raising norms -- Intervening with families who use harsh corporal punishment -- Supporting nonviolent parenting -- Prevention programming -- Concluding thoughts -- 6. Child sexual abuse -- Shame in child sexual abuse -- Cultural aspects of shame in child sexual abuse -- Counteracting shame -- Concluding thoughts -- 7. Working with interpreters in child maltreatment -- When to use an interpreter -- Finding an interpreter -- Informal interpreters -- Preparing interpreters -- Cultural asides and other reasons to pause an interview -- The interpreter's role -- The interpreted conversation -- The emotional cost of interpreting in child abuse situations -- Concluding thoughts -- 8. Child maltreatment prevention and parent education -- Child maltreatment prevention -- The parents' best interests -- Addressing physical abuse : parent groups and classes -- Concluding thoughts -- 9. Improving the cultural competency of your child maltreatment agency or organization -- Why should agencies change? -- Concluding thoughts -- A final wish -- References -- Index
Control code
ocm56967160
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 239 pages
Isbn
9781593851309
Lccn
2004026524
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)56967160
Label
Child abuse and culture : working with diverse families, Lisa Aronson Fontes
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-229) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Multicultural orientation to child maltreatment work -- Orienting concepts -- Ecosystemic framework -- Treating clients fairly -- Poverty -- Child maltreatment -- Working with families -- Research and clinical literature on culture and child maltreatment -- Concluding thoughts : remembering the difficulty of the material and the sacredness of our work -- 2. Working with immigrant families affected by child maltreatment -- Social stressors for immigrant families -- Family life, child behavior, and discipline -- Immigrants and the child welfare system -- Domestic violence -- Basic U.S. immigration definitions -- Suggestions for improving cultural competence with immigrants -- Concluding thoughts -- 3. Assessing diverse families for child maltreatment -- What constitutes a suspicion, and what's culture got to do with it? -- Is it maltreatment? Is the child at risk? -- Once again : how culture matters -- Assessment instruments and structured decision making -- Concluding thoughts -- 4. Interviewing diverse children and families about maltreatment -- Before the interview or first session -- Building rapport and establishing trust -- During the interview -- Closure and preparation for the next steps -- Concluding thoughts -- 5. Physical discipline and abuse -- Research on group differences -- Corporal punishment and physical abuse -- Culture in discipline and abuse -- Child-raising norms -- Intervening with families who use harsh corporal punishment -- Supporting nonviolent parenting -- Prevention programming -- Concluding thoughts -- 6. Child sexual abuse -- Shame in child sexual abuse -- Cultural aspects of shame in child sexual abuse -- Counteracting shame -- Concluding thoughts -- 7. Working with interpreters in child maltreatment -- When to use an interpreter -- Finding an interpreter -- Informal interpreters -- Preparing interpreters -- Cultural asides and other reasons to pause an interview -- The interpreter's role -- The interpreted conversation -- The emotional cost of interpreting in child abuse situations -- Concluding thoughts -- 8. Child maltreatment prevention and parent education -- Child maltreatment prevention -- The parents' best interests -- Addressing physical abuse : parent groups and classes -- Concluding thoughts -- 9. Improving the cultural competency of your child maltreatment agency or organization -- Why should agencies change? -- Concluding thoughts -- A final wish -- References -- Index
Control code
ocm56967160
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 239 pages
Isbn
9781593851309
Lccn
2004026524
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)56967160

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