Multicultural Approaches in Caring for Children, Youth, and Their Families
Multicultural Approaches in Caring for Children, Youth, and Their Families emphasizes the importance of utilizing a pro-active, strengths-based practice strategy in working with multi-culturally diverse children, youth, families, organizations and communities.
The text adds to the body of child welfare practice knowledge by blending contemporary child issues with emphasis on practice skill enhancement. The book's authors have systematically focused on serving communities, child welfare organizations and families of different racial, ethnic, religious, economic, and structural backgrounds. Emphasis is placed on developing a pro-active, strengths-based practice strategy. Each chapter contains rich case examples wherein the respective authors present teaching points designed to further the reader's comprehension of knowledge for practice. Our book also contains new material on white ethnics, working with torture victims, issues surrounding fairness and equity in the child welfare system, and administrative, policy practices and their interface with multicultural dynamics in services to children, youth and families.
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rates to a low of less than 15 percent in the late 1960s . Recent highs of almost 23 percent were reached between the mid - 1980s and the mid - 1990s , with a more recent decrease from 1993 to the 2002 rate of 16.7 percent .
The rate of domestic violence for African Americans has been reported to be higher than the rates of domestic violence for other ethnic groups ( Cazenave and Straus , 1979 ; Tjaden and Thoenns , 1998 , 2000 ; Wolfner and Gelles , 1993 ) ...
One of the salient characteristics of the Japanese American population is a very high rate of intermarriage between Japanese Americans and non ... It is noteworthy that Japanese American women outmarried at much higher rates than men .