Black perspective on the American social service system

a book of readings

Publisher: Practitioner"s Press in Hebron, Conn

Written in English
Published: Pages: 382 Downloads: 678
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  • Social work with African Americans.,
  • Social service -- United States.,
  • African Americans -- Attitudes.,
  • United States -- Social policy.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementArthur J. Cox.
ContributionsCox, Arthur J., 1943-
LC ClassificationsHV3181 .B57 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 382 p. ;
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2872909M
LC Control Number84062105

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Social work and social welfare have historically operated from a Black perspective in understanding problems, identifying structural inequities, and designing social services for the Black community.

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The papers included were compiled from a variety of sources: three were presented at the Council's Annual Program Meeting; one was a paper originally presented at the Western Interstate Commission on Higher. Historians wishing to explore black power's deeper nuances will find this sociological study of "intra-organizational social movements" a good entry point., Journal of American History This study is a rich resource on both the development of Black professional organizations, as well as the influence of social movements in American by: The Black Perspective: Our Guiding Philosophy The core values reflect the Black Perspective, the guiding philosophy of the School of Social Work.

The Black Perspective has been a part of the inception of the school and later evolved to include a focus on health and well-being and socio-cultural dynamics to be addressed in practice. Universal social service provisions— social services that are for ‘all’ and are not limited to a specified geographical area, or designated group of individuals.

During the Colonial Period in this country, Black slaves were cared for on plantations, free blacks developed group support mechanisms, and as a rule of thumb all Black people were excluded from care under early Poor Law provisions. The Black Perspective means a special sensitivity to the experiences of all oppressed and underserved groups in American society.

There is no contradiction between giving primacy to the Black experience and being responsive to the perspectives and experiences of other groups who have been subjected to oppressive : ()   Du Bois also knew that Black America had never consisted of one social or economic class. Even before the outbreak of the Civil War, about 11 percent of Black America was free, some born into families that had been free for generations.

And inwhen Du Bois published his seminal sociological study, Author: Henry Louis Gates Jr. Black Single Mothers and the Child Welfare System examines the pressures, hardships, and oppression women of color face in the child welfare system, and how this affects social workers who investigate childhood abuse and neglect.

Author Brandynicole Brooks addresses intersectionality and ideological, institutional, interpersonal, and internalized oppression and how it affects the safety Author: Brandynicole Brooks. Although much of the American public now views welfare dependency as a Black cultural trait, the welfare system systematically excluded Black people for most of its history.

Besides its misguided faith in the family wage, the Progressive welfare movement was flawed by the elitism of the privileged, white activist network that led it. Book Description. Be more effective by understanding African American families from an intergenerational perspective Social workers looking to provide competent practice with African American families may be more effective by using a new strengths-based approach from an intergenerational perspective.

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African American/Black Social Issues Study. Washington, DC: AARP Research, June Advocates of the genetic inferiority perspective argue that the high rates of social problems among Blacks is a product or expres-sion of Black peoples' innate inferiority to Caucasians and other racial groups.

Moreover, advocates of this perspective argue that Blacks possess genetic traits and characteristics that predispose. Books: Reenvisioning Therapy with Women of Color.

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A Social Work Perspective. Gerald V. Black Issues in Social Work and Social Care, Mekada Graham, Bristol, The Policy Press,pp. xi +ISBN 1 6, £Author: Alastair Christie. With Black History Month coming to a close, it is important to recognize the contributions of those who strove for societal progress in social services before us.

As an MSW program dedicated to celebrating social justice and cultural diversity, [email protected] is proud to honor five major pioneers in social work history. These extremely prolific civil [ ]Author: Chris Ingrao.

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Josiah Strong (Ap – J ) was an American Protestant clergyman, organizer, editor and author. He was a leader of the Social Gospel movement, calling for social justice and combating social evils.

He supported missionary work so that all races could be improved and uplifted and thereby brought to Christ. Du Bois spends much of his lengthy tome, Black Reconstruction in America, discussing the Bureau, which he called the “most extraordinary and far-reaching institution of social uplift that America has ever attempted.” 3 W.

Du Bois, Black Reconstruction in America: An Essay Toward A History of the Part Which Black Folk Played in Author: Rodrigo Ugarte. She lectures nationally on child abuse and neglect, ethical social work practice, and recognizing the importance of spirituality and ethnicity in social work intervention.

She is a former recipient of National Association Social Workers, Black History Month Outstanding African American Social. Which theorist might explore racial inequality in terms of the creation of social cohesion within different social groups.

structural functionalist True or False: Du Bois considered the question of whether one could be black and, at the same time, claim one's rights as an American to devise the concept of double-consciousness.

The U.S. means-tested welfare system contains over 80 programs that provide cash, food, housing, medical, and social services targeted to poor and low-income Americans. Kenneth Bancroft Clark (J – May 1, ) and Mamie Phipps Clark (Ap – Aug ) were African-American psychologists who as a married team conducted research among children and were active in the Civil Rights founded the Northside Center for Child Development in Harlem and the organization Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited (HARYOU).

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Jamal is a social worker who becomes aware of decreasing access to health care for elderly residents of a low-income neighborhood.

Jamal conducts a needs assessment that documents the need and, together with a resident advisory committee, convinces the hospital to open a small free clinic in the neighborhood.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. On a macro and mezzo level, white social workers across all social service agencies can confer with social workers of color to stay informed and gain insight on their perspectives.

All social workers can also support social groups that fight racism and white supremacy. The life course perspective suggests that closing the Black-White gap in birth outcomes requires more than improving access to prenatal care for African American women.

From this perspective, it is not surprising that our national and state policies over the past two decades have not been more successful in closing the racial gap in birth by: Introduction.

Over the past decade, interest in health care system distrust has grown substantially. According to Armstrong et al. (), this increased interest in distrust is due to the recognition that distrust can inhibit the functioning of most elements of in the health care system is central to the quality of interactions between patients and providers (Mohseni & Lindstrom Cited by: This book focuses on the impact of economic systems and social class on the organization of family life.

Since the most vital function of the family is the survival of its members, the author give primacy to the economic system in structuring the broad parameters of family life.

She explains how the economy shapes the prospects families have for earning a decent living by determining the. A Snapshot of Social Security. U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services.

Administration for Children and Families. Social Security Administration Board of Trustees. Social Security Bulletin. Annual Statistical Supplement Traditionally in America, helping the poor was a matter for private charity or local government. Clearly, this book is biased towards the liberal/left perspective, but it does give a great summary of Social Welfare policy in the U.S.

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Good work.