ERIC Number: ED491776
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Developing Cross-Cultural Competence: A Guide for Working with Children and Their Families, Third Edition
Lynch, Eleanor W.; Hanson, Marci J.
Brookes Publishing Company
The third edition of this bestselling text brings together detailed, accurate information on working with families and children with disabilities from specific cultural, ethnic, and language groups. Filled with timely new additions such as a chapter on South Asian roots, open-ended case studies on ethical dilemmas, and an expanded discussion on Middle Eastern roots, this is a comprehensive, must-have reference for any early intervention professional working with families whose customs, beliefs, and values may differ from their own. The following parts and chapters are included: Part I: Introduction, with the following chapters: (1) Ethnic, Cultural, and Language Diversity in Intervention Settings; (2) Conceptual Framework: From Culture Shock to Cultural Learning; and (3) Developing Cross-Cultural Competence. Part II: Cultural Perspectives, with the following chapters: (4) Families with Anglo-European Roots; (5) Families with American Indian Roots; (6) Families with African American Roots; (7) Families with Latino Roots; (8) Families with Asian Roots; (9) Families with Pilipino Roots; (10) Families with Native Hawaiian and Samoan Roots; (11) Families with Middle Eastern Roots; and (12) Families with South Asian Roots; and Postlude: Children of Many Songs. Part III: Summary and Implications, with the following chapter: (13) Steps in the Right Direction: Implications for Service Providers. The following are also included: (1) Suggested Reading and Resources; (2) Author Index; and (3) Subject Index.
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Intervention, Children, Family (Sociological Unit), Intercultural Communication, Ethics, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Ethnic Groups, North Americans, African Americans, American Indians, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, Anglo Americans, Filipino Americans, Hawaiians, Samoan Americans
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