ERIC Number: ED406478
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Meeting the Needs of Ethnic Minority Children. A Handbook for Professionals.
Dwivedi, Kedar N., Ed.; Varma, Ved P., Ed.
Contributions to this collection emphasize pragmatic approaches to community health problems and focus on the health needs of ethnic minority children. The following papers are included: (1) "Introduction" (Kedar Nath Dwivedi); (2) "Culture and Personality" (Kedar Nath Dwivedi); (3)"The Immigrant (West Indian) Child in School" (Waveney Bushell); (4) "Anti-Racist Strategies for Educational Performance: Facilitating Successful Learning for All Children" (Gerry German); (5) "Adoption of Children from Minority Groups" (Harry Zeitlin); (6) "Residential Care for Ethnic Minorities Children" (Harish Mehra); (7) "The Health Needs of Children from Ethnic Minority" (Carolyn Bailey); (8) "Psychiatric Needs of Ethnic Minority Children" (Surya Bhate and Soni Bhate); (9) "Children, Families and Therapists: Clinical Considerations and Ethnic Minority Cultures" (Begum Maitra and Ann Miller); (10) "Emerging Ethnicity: A Tale of Three Cultures" (John Burnham and Queenie Harris); (11) "Family Therapy and Ethnic Minorities" (Annie Lau); and (12) "Community and Youth Work with Asian Women and Girls" (Radha Dwivedi). References follow the chapters. (Contains four charts and six figures.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Adoption, Child Health, Community Programs, Ethnic Groups, Family Programs, Foreign Countries, Health Needs, Immigrants, Minority Groups, Professional Development, Residential Institutions, Therapy
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Ltd., 1900 Frost Road, Suite 101, Bristol, PA 19007 ($24.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
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