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Author Gopaul-McNicol, Sharon-Ann.

Title Working with West Indian families / Sharon-Ann Gopaul-McNicol.

Publication Info. New York : Guilford Press, [1993]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.84 G659W2    Check Shelf
Description xii, 212 pages : map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-204) and index.
Contents Pt. I. Historical, Educational, Sociopolitical Factors. 1. History of the West Indies. 2. Migration. 3. The West Indian Family. 4. Education and Word Values. 5. Racism. 6. Notable Differences among the Islands. 7. Rastafarian/Rastafari Culture. 8. Differences between African Americans and African West Indian Americans. 9. West Indian Families in Britain. 10. West Indian Families in Canada -- Pt. II. Assessment Issues, Major Treatment Theories, and a Model for Intervention. 11. Assessment - Educational, Linguistic, and Psychological. 12. Counseling with West Indians. 13. Major Treatment Approaches in Counseling the Culturally Different. 14. The Multicultural/Multimodal/Multisystems Approach to the Treatment of West Indian Families -- Pt. III. Implications. 15. Training Implications for Mental Health Workers, Teachers, Speech Evaluators, and Parents. 16. Implications for Future Research and Clinical Work -- Appendix I. Map of the West Indies.
Appendix II. West Indian Comprehensive Assessment Battery (WICAB) -- Appendix III. Immigrant Self-Concept Scale -- Appendix IV. Immigrant Attitude Survey -- Appendix V. West Indian Attitude Survey -- Appendix VI. West Indian Community Services.
Subject Social work with minorities -- United States.
West Indian Americans -- Services for.
West Indians -- Services for.
Social Work -- United States.
ISBN 0898622298 (acid-free paper)
9780898622294 (acid-free paper)
0898620244 paperback
9780898620245 paperback
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