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Social Work Practice With African American Men
The Invisible Presence



February 1999 | 216 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This is a ground breaking and long overdue book that proposes a variety if

innovative and practical strategies to address relevant issues for Africa American men in micro-practice approaches ( individual, couple, family and group treatment) as well as macro-practice approaches ( policy formulation, programme development , and community practice). This well documented book is informed by the author's years of qualitative research and their considerable years of clinical experience with African American men.

Foreword

Jewelle Taylor Gibbs
 
PART ONE: CONCEPTUAL AND THEORETICAL ISSUES
 
Introduction
Social Work Practice and African American Men

 
 
Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks for Understanding African American Men
 
The Adult Life Cycle of African American Men
 
PART TWO: MICRO PRACTICE ISSUES AND STRATEGIES
 
Individual Therapy with African American Men
 
Couple Therapy with African American Men
 
Family Therapy with African American Men
 
Group Work with African American Men
 
PART THREE: MACRO-PRACTICE ISSUES AND STRATEGIES
 
Policy Issues of Low-Income African American Men
 
Program Development, Implementation and Evaluation Issues in Programs for African American Men
 
Community Practice Issues
Creating a Village around African American Men

 
 
PART FOUR: CREATING LINKAGES BETWEEN PRACTICE, POLICY AND RESEARCH
 
Epistemological, Conceptual, Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Conducting Research on African American Men

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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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