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Social Work Practice With African American Men
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Social Work Practice With African American Men
The Invisible Presence



April 1999 | 216 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This is a ground breaking and long overdue book that proposes a variety if

innovative and practical strategies to address relevant issues for Africa American men in micro-practice approaches ( individual, couple, family and group treatment) as well as macro-practice approaches ( policy formulation, programme development , and community practice). This well documented book is informed by the author's years of qualitative research and their considerable years of clinical experience with African American men.

Foreword

Jewelle Taylor Gibbs
 
PART ONE: CONCEPTUAL AND THEORETICAL ISSUES
 
Introduction
Social Work Practice and African American Men

 
 
Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks for Understanding African American Men
 
The Adult Life Cycle of African American Men
 
PART TWO: MICRO PRACTICE ISSUES AND STRATEGIES
 
Individual Therapy with African American Men
 
Couple Therapy with African American Men
 
Family Therapy with African American Men
 
Group Work with African American Men
 
PART THREE: MACRO-PRACTICE ISSUES AND STRATEGIES
 
Policy Issues of Low-Income African American Men
 
Program Development, Implementation and Evaluation Issues in Programs for African American Men
 
Community Practice Issues
Creating a Village around African American Men

 
 
PART FOUR: CREATING LINKAGES BETWEEN PRACTICE, POLICY AND RESEARCH
 
Epistemological, Conceptual, Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Conducting Research on African American Men

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