• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

American Journal of Nursing, 2001 Book of the Year Award in Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing Building upon generic concepts and skills of caring and helping, this book provides a foundation for addiction practice by health and social services professionals. Chapters emphasize the knowledge considered essential in every area, and each chapter identifies the skills required and suggests topics for further study.

Multiculturalism and Addiction
Multiculturalism and addiction
Objectives
  • Appreciate the multiculturalism of the United States.
  • Acknowledge the influence culture and ethnicity have on health beliefs and practices.
  • Recognize common ethnocultural characteristics of European Americans, African Americans, Latino Americans, Asian Americans, and Native Americans.
  • Identify patterns of addictive disorders in these heterogeneous populations.
  • Develop treatment initiatives for clients with diverse ethnocultural characteristics.
Outline
  • Multiculturalism
    • Culture and Ethnicity
    • Demographic Data
    • Socioeconomic Data
      • Employment
      • Income and Poverty
  • European Americans
    • Ethnocultural Characteristics
    • Addiction
    • Treatment Initiatives
  • African Americans
    • Ethnocultural Characteristics
    • Addiction
    • Treatment Initiatives
      • Client Characteristics
      • The Black Family and the Black Church
      • Afrocentrism
  • Latino Americans
    • Ethnocultural Characteristics
    • Addiction
    • Treatment Initiatives
  • Asian and Pacific Islander Americans
    • Ethnocultural Characteristics
    • Addiction
    • Treatment Initiatives
  • Native Americans
    • Ethnocultural Characteristics
    • Addiction
    • Treatment Initiatives
  • Summary
  • Related Skills Checklist
  • Special Topics for Further Study
  • Addiction Practice 2000
Multiculturalism
Culture and Ethnicity

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