Free Book Review On Adams’ Article Review
Type of paper: Book Review
Topic: Diversity, Family, Multiculturalism, Sociology, Human Services, Social Work, America, United States
Social work with families in Multicultural perspectives may a challenging endeavor for the social work practice with African –American adolescent girls. The use of a ‘process-person-context-model’ in such dealing is vital especially on the point that you will be dealing with different families with different norms and believe (Adams, p. 38).
Adams’ article, “Social work practice with African American adolescent girls: A process-person-context-model in Multicultural perspectives in working with families.” Articles evidence-based with specialist aspects in dealing with different families in multicultural perspective is vital (Adams, p. 73). Social work settings are well articulated in the article with the provision of essential knowledge cutting edge issues and assessment and treatment for families from diverse cultural backgrounds. The article brings multicultural research on families as well as new improved macro and micro ways of understanding and respecting immigrants and diverse population (Adams, p. 89). The article includes the essential Dr. Congress’s assessments techniques in the approach of multicultural perspectives.
The article’s chapters such as handling post 9/11 of refugees and immigrants complication provide a scope of what it entails dealing with multicultural immigrants. African-American culturally sensitive treatment is well articulated in the article. Afrocentric perspective is well illustrated in the article thus giving the scope of how the approach can be used in social work. Other chapters are: spirituality importance, adolescents suicide attempts, ethnicity effects on incest treatments and understanding; Russian, Hispanic and Asian immigrants. These entire chapters incorporated together to provide the much need social work in multicultural perspectives.
Adams’ article connection with Cape Atlantic I.N.K
The core value of Cape Atlantic I.N.K is to provide a comprehensive, integrated, effectively and empower families and their children through intensive care. Adams’ article was objectively aimed at helping the African-American multicultural adolescents’ girls in social work. The article and Cape Atlantic I.N.K, are both aiming at assisting families and children in multicultural perspective thus they have the same objective
Congress, E. P., & González, M. J. (2005). Multicultural perspectives in working with families. New York: Springer.