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Child abuse and culture : working with diverse families

Author: Lisa Aronson Fontes
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2005.
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Aronson Fontes
ISBN: 1593851308 9781593851309
OCLC Number: 56967160
Description: xv, 239 pages ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: Lisa Aronson Fontes.
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