Stress, coping, and depression among Japanese American elders. Parental psychopathology, multiple contextual risks, and one-year outcomes in children. This is one of seven articles in this special issue on racial disproportionality in child welfare. Globally, the rate of consumption of skin lighteners has steadily increased for both men and women Sherestha, , suggesting a preference for light skin over brown or dark skin for non-white people Chaipraditkul, ; Crenshaw,. Post Adoption Issues An analysis of child behavior problems in adoptions in difficulty. While the breadth of topics and concerns addressed by sustainability frameworks provide opportunities to apply sustainability concepts widely across fields and disciplines, that same comprehensiveness makes it challenging for students to establish parameters for the analyses in their case studies. Participants across sites talked about a variety of factors influencing who gets reported and for what.
The long-term outcome of reunions between adult adopted people and their birth mothers. With increased responsibilities and caseloads along with diminishing financial resources, public agencies are often operating at or over the limits of available resources. Williford received her doctorate in Social Work from the University of Denver. It has been so ingrained in Western civilization that it often goes undetected and unchallenged. In this paper, I present the descriptive epidemiological trend data on suicide completion and parasuicidal behavior of African-American adolescents, as well as review the known suicide risk and protective factors for this population. Others will try to eliminate the causes of the problems by a variety of methods.
The Child Welfare Information Gateway Formerly the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse, the Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. The study advances a number of recommendations to improve permanency outcomes for youth in congregate care settings, including a reduced reliance on congregate care and greater reliance on family-based placements, an emphasis on permanency as a critical outcome for youth, and greater accountability on the part of public and private child welfare agencies for achieving permanency for youth in congregate care. This study identified social worker knowledge of adoption issues, how the degree of knowledge affects practice, and the sources of adoption knowledge. Implications for agency practices are discussed. In terms of directions for change, the overwhelming emphasis among participants was for agencies to focus on prevention and provide more front-end or prevention programs and services to families.
Women in politics: United Arab Emirates. While most agencies require new workers to participate in agency-sponsored training to familiarize them with agency policies, practices, and operational procedures, participants reported that this training often is insufficient. Adoption Quarterly, 6 3 , 53-62. Social work and the environment: An ecosocial approach. Supports the group in making and carrying out decisions consonant with individual and social welfare.
Social Policy and Society 7 2 : 245— 253. Common forms of discrimination that exist include age discrimination, disability discrimination, employment discrimination, gender discrimination, housing discrimination, national origin discrimination, racial and color discrimination, religious discrimination, and sexual identity discrimination. Themes derived from interviews with participants are analyzed and explored, and implications for clinical practice and research are presented. Hong Kong College of Technology. Long heralded as a strength of African-American and other minority families, the use of relatives and fictive kin unrelated persons with whom family has a close relationship as caregivers for children is an important measure for increasing permanency for minority children while simultaneously maintaining ties to their family system. Then, abridged versions of three student case studies from the Winter 2012 Sustainability and Social Work class at Portland State University are presented to illustrate the potential value and versatility of the assignment for teaching social work graduate students about sustainability.
Applying discrimination laws to international employers involves multiple sources of legal authority, which may include U. Social work practice and people of color: A process-stage approach 5th ed. Creating policies this way sometimes results in policies that are removed from the practices they were designed to guide. The few studies that have examined suicidality among African-American adolescents have identified depression, delinquent behavior, lack of family support, history of abuse, and, in a few cases, substance abuse as risk factors ; ; ; ;. Designed as a temporary resource for troubled families, the child welfare system was never intended to provide the comprehensive range of social services that are demanded of it today.
Their residence in this area directly relates to real estate agents deciding what part of the city in which they wanted to restrict people of color, specifically black people. These linkages also provide service settings for families that are in their individual communities, versus in the centralized and often bureaucratic setting of the child welfare public agency. Considers the schedule established by his group as important as any other obligation. United Kingdom Commission for Employment and Skills 2012 The youth employment challenge, London: United Kingdom Commission for Employment and Skills. This example demonstrates how critical reflectivity can be used to help practitioners strive toward Fredricksen-Goldsen et al. Risk Factor Literature The empirical literature on African-American suicide or suicidal behavior is inadequate for designing primary or secondary interventions.
Canadian Medical Association Journal, 165, 1050-51. Outside of the United States, applying U. They are large circular designs whose pathways are often painted, tiled, or otherwise demarcated on a flat surface. British Journal of Social Work 29 6 : 915— 937. A word that holds great power and inspires passionate reactivity. Sex Roles, 60 9—10 , 694—707. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal.
From a learning and growth perspective, writing about a for-profit, sex boutique truly helped me expand my view of social work and sustainability from a traditional outlook to a more innovative and ground-breaking perspective. Direct social work practice: Theory and skills. Jenn has worked in the non-profit arena for 10 years developing culturally sensitive programs and policies with immigrants and communities of color. Plausible Explanations And Hypotheses Of Black Suicide Frameworks for understanding the more recent patterns of fatal and non-fatal suicidal behavior among younger African-Americans remain speculative. This paper reports on how the views of more than 100 professional staff involved with the provision of services to children and families have been gathered to offer insight into how evidence-based practice can be supported or frustrated in social care organizations.
This entry will present an overview of discrimination, define the various forms of discrimination, present public policy and legislation regarding discrimination, and discuss implications for social workers and the profession. The Equal Pay Act outlawed the use of gender as the basis for discriminating in the wages of employees. Retrieved January 22, 2014, from Wagner, D. Students in the course examined the environmental, economic, social, and cultural dimensions of sustainability; developed their own working definitions of sustainability in social work; explored a wide range of topics and issues related to sustainability at the local, regional, national, and global levels; and engaged in critical discussions regarding the roles that social workers can play in establishing just and sustainable societies now and for generations to come. International Journal of Comparative Sociology 49 1 : 31— 59. Psychopathology in urban female minority adolescents with suicide attempts. Most of these characteristics upheld white, middle-class values that low-income, people of color, or immigrant communities may not have valued or were deemed unimportant, unrealistic, or inappropriate given their social location, financial status, or quality of living.