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Interprofessional Practice with Diverse Populations: Cases in Point (Hardback)
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Interprofessional Practice with Diverse Populations: Cases in Point (Hardback)

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Hardback 232 Pages / Published: 30/08/2000
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Concepts such as cultural competence, multicultural practice, and ethnosensitivity have taken root in the literature. At the same time, concepts such as cross-disciplinary, transdisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and interprofessional practice have been articulated. Although these two trends coexist in print, the literature in the various helping professions does not address whether and how the issues of client diversity and interprofessional practice can come together in productive and better informed ways. The present book promises to close this gap and offer health care professionals theoretically grounded examples of best practices. The range of diversity includes Native American, Taiwanese, Portuguese, African-American, Algerian, Irish, South Asian, and gay clients.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780865692923
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 513 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"It is excellent!....Unfortunately it is not an approach that institutions feel comfortable with yet. Hence, the tremendous need for this book. The case studies illustrate the approach very effectively."-Else Hamayan Illinois Resource Center
"Easy to read and informative....My sense of the book is that it will be very effective as a teaching resource....and useful to any health professionals interested in exploring interprofessional practices sensitive to issues of diversity."-Ralph Masi MD Toronto
"The book offers an interdisciplinary perspective that I hadn't seen emphasized before in multicultural contexts....It is very well written and engages the reader with the human stories around which the case studies are organized."-Jim Cummins Professor Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
"Interprofessionalism' and diversity informed practice', the two concepts that underscore the text are valuable, conceptually sound, providing a solid framework within which authors construct their cases and within which they make their arguments and assertions."-J.B. Orange Associate Professor University of Western Ontario in London
"Geva, Barsky, and Westernoff have edited a book that provides important insights into how cultural competency can be conceptualized and practiced within an interprofessional practice model'...a very valuable contribution to clinical practice and diversity."-Stanley Sue Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry University of California, Davis
"The authors do not shy away from difficult issues, but rather provide a thorough discussion of the challenges' encountered...the broad definition of culture alerts professionals and provides them with a good overview of cultural issues that may influence their clients' behaviors and beliefs....a useful classroom text."-Mary Russell Professor of Social Work University of British Columbia

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