ERIC Number: ED259044
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Creating New Linkages for the Adoption of Black Children.
Berry, Helen J.; And Others
In this manual, the Friends of Black Children Project presents ideas for promoting and facilitating cooperation between social service agencies and black communities who are concerned about the disproportionate number of black children who remain homeless and unadopted. The guide is divided into four sections. Section I presents an overview of the Friends of Black Children Project (which is located at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). The goal of this project is said to be the development and testing of strategies involving collaborative work between four local county departments of social services and the black communities. Section II describes specific techniques that social service agencies can use when working with black families and the black community. Section III, on black community involvement, gives suggestions for local citizens who are organizing and working with county social services agencies. Finally, Section IV contains recommendations, addressed to State and local agencies, on organizing and facilitating the work of State-level advisory groups. Four appendices include: (1) a list of training resources and strategies: (2) a bibliography and resource guide; (3) sample questionnaires (sample of evaluation tools used by the Friends of Black Children Project); and (4) sample media and publicity materials. (KH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Community
Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.; North Carolina State Dept. of Human Resources, Raleigh.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. School of Social Work.