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Multiple Lenses: Ethnically Sensitive Practice with Involuntary Clients Who Are Having Difficulties with Drugs or Alcohol.

Author: Rooney,-Ronald-H.; Bibus,-Anthony-A.,-III
Author Background:
Date 1/1/96
Type Journal
Journal Title: Journal-of-Multicultural-Social-Work;
Volume/Pages 4(2)
Subject Matter Native Americans
Abstract A case example involving a Native American family referred to a child welfare agency illustrates social work intervention strategies that encourage cultural competence, recognize power differences between cultures, promoteunderstanding of role variations and belief systems, consider alternative approaches for helping clients with drug or alcohol problems, and use appropriate interventions with involuntary clients. Contains 23 references.