ô Child Abuse and Culture: Working with Diverse Families Ì Download by ì Lisa Aronson Fontes
ô Child Abuse and Culture: Working with Diverse Families Ì Download by ì Lisa Aronson Fontes Great book Very enlightening read The book has given me a new understanding on my previous notions of what constituted child abuse and how culture shapes not only my view, but the client outcome I would recommend this for anyone in the social services or even teaching arenas.
This Expertly Written Book Provides An Accessible Framework For Culturally Competent Practice With Children And Families In Child Maltreatment Cases Numerous Workable Strategies And Concrete Examples Are Presented To Help Readers Address Cultural Concerns At Each Stage Of The Assessment And Intervention Process Professionals And Students Learn New Ways Of Thinking About Their Own Cultural Viewpoints As They Gain Critical Skills For Maximizing The Accuracy Of Assessments For Physical And Sexual Abuse Overcoming Language Barriers In Parent And Child Interviews Respecting Families Values And Beliefs While Ensuring Childrens Safety Creating A Welcoming Agency Environment And This is a very helpful review of how to incorporate cultural awareness into the process of evaluating child maltreatment The text includes many examples and thought provoking questions This book was required reading for obtaining continuing education credits prior to licensure as a clinical social worker Highly recommend.
This book really helps clarify the various possibilities when dealing with child abuse in immigrant cultures The author sheds light on the various possibilities of why immigrant families act the way they do and provides examples of ways to work with those families in getting them away from those behaviors.
Very boring It was required for my class and I think I read maybe a chapter total.
great for new social workers in the field helps to understand the cultural beliefs of the clients and helps to understand how the environment they are in effects their lives daily as well as grom generation to generation.
I have been a forensic interviewer at a Children s Advocacy Center for 9 years now I train in the area of Forensic interviewing and specifically Diversity I cannot say enough about the importance of Ms Fonte s work here From the perspective of a CAC Forensic Interviewer she is speaking directly to me and my needs in the field with this work.
CAC Executive Directors will find this book invaluable for the Standard Criteria regarding Agency Cultural Competancy The Standard itself is addressed directly in one full chapter If you have read this book when your review comes around and worked with it in relation to your Agency, in my humble opinon you will be on the cutting edge of the available thought and practice of Cultural Competancy at your Center You will get it even if you can t implement it in your area just yet This is your primer, and a M