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Family Therapy with Ethnic Minorities

Second Edition


July 2012 | 384 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Praise for First Edtion

`There are many good things about the perspective taken in this book... an ambitious and creative effort. Provides a starting point on the road to building an alternative therapeutic approach that is sensitive to cultural diversity. It makes an important initial contribution to systemizing knowledge for family therapy so that it is culturally and ethnically specific' - Journal of Marriage and the Family

The classic and critically acclaimed book Family Therapy with Ethnic Minorities, Second Edition has now been updated and revised to reflect the various demographic changes that have occurred in the lives of ethnic minority families and the implications of these changes for clinical practice.

Family Therapy with Ethnic Minorities provides advanced students and practitioners with the most up-to-date examination yet of the theory, models, and techniques relevant to ethnic minority family functioning and therapy. After an introductory discussion of principles to be considered in practice with ethnic minorities, the authors apply these principles to working with specific ethnic minority groups, namely African Americans, Latinos, Asian/Pacific Americans, and First Nations People. Distinctive cultural values of each ethnic group are explored as well as specific guidelines and suggestions on culturally significant family therapy strategies and skills.

 
In Memory
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgements
 
Ch. 1 Theoretical Frameworks for Therapy with Ethnic Minority Families
 
Ch. 2 Family Therapy with Asian/Pacific Americans
 
Ch. 3 Family Therapy with First Nations Peoples
 
Ch. 4 Family Therapy with Latinos
 
Ch. 5 Family Therapy with African Americans
 
Ch. 6 Family Therapy with Ethnic Minorities: Similarities and Differences
 
References
 
Index
 
About the Authors.

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Man Keung Ho

Janice Matthews Rasheed

Janice Matthews Rasheed is an Associate Professor of Social Work at Loyola University Chicago, School of Social Work. She received her Masters degree in social work from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and a Doctorate degree in social welfare from Columbia University. She was the co-principal investigator for a multiyear research grant funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for the study of poor, non-custodial African American fathers. She has published articles in the Journal of Community Practice, Journal of Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Journal of African American Men and the Journal of... More About Author

Mikal Nazir Rasheed

Mikal N. Rasheed is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Justice Studies and Social Work Department at Northeastern Illinois University. He formerly served on the faculties at the George Williams College of Social Work at Aurora University and was also the director of the Department of Social Work at Texas Southern University. He received his Masters degree from the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration, and a Doctorate degree in social work from Loyola University Chicago. He is coauthor of two Sage publications, Social Work Practice with African American Men: the invisible presence and Family Therapy with... More About Author

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