Psychology for Social Workers by P-TaylorFrancis

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Psychology for Social Workers provides an introductory text which will help qualifying and practising social workers to: * understand and counteract the impact of discrimination * work in an ethically sensitive way * demonstrate an awareness of ways to combat both individual and institutional racism through anti-racist practice. Drawing together research material and literature on black perspectives in human developmetn and behaviour from North America and Britain, it provides a starting point that will inspire discussion and debate. Among the topics covered are black perspectives on groupwork and the family, identity development and academic achievement in black children, and mental health issues. in professional training with anti-discriminatory practice a high priority area. Psychology for Social Workers provides an introductory text which will help qualifying and practising social workers to: * understand and counteract the impact of discrimination * work in an ethically sensitive way * demonstrate an awareness of ways to combat both individual and institutional racism through anti-racist practice Drawing together research material and literature on black perspectives in human development and behaviour from North America and Britain, it provides a starting point that will inspire discussion and debate. Among the topics covered are black perspectives on groupwork and the family, identity development and academic achievement in black children, and mental health issues.

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									Psychology for Social Workers
Author: Lena Robinson



Edition: 1
Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction 1. The black perspective in psychology 2. Forming impressions of people
- a black perspective 3. The emergence of a black perspective in group work 4. The black family 5. The
black child and identity development 6. Educational achievement and the black child 7. Black people and
mental health issues 8. Conclusion Bibliography
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Psychology for Social Workers provides an introductory text which will help qualifying and practising
social workers to:
* understand and counteract the impact of discrimination
* work in an ethically sensitive way
* demonstrate an awareness of ways to combat both individual and institutional racism through anti-racist
practice.
Drawing together research material and literature on black perspectives in human developmetn and
behaviour from North America and Britain, it provides a starting point that will inspire discussion and
debate. Among the topics covered are black perspectives on groupwork and the family, identity
development and academic achievement in black children, and mental health issues. in professional
training with anti-discriminatory practice a high priority area. Psychology for Social Workers provides an
introductory text which will help qualifying and practising social workers to:

* understand and counteract the impact of discrimination

* work in an ethically sensitive way

* demonstrate an awareness of ways to combat both individual and institutional racism through anti-racist
practice

Drawing together research material and literature on black perspectives in human development and
behaviour from North America and Britain, it provides a starting point that will inspire discussion and
debate. Among the topics covered are black perspectives on groupwork and the family, identity
development and academic achievement in black children, and mental health issues.
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'A well organized and researched book...a mine of valuable information to help challenge assumptions
and provide guidance for future practice behaviour...it should stimulate much-needed debate on DipSW
course...Go out and buy it!'

								
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