ERIC Number: EJ441668
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
The Black Family: A Source of Mental Health (Implications for Increased Ethnic and Cultural Awareness of Mental Health Professionals).
Hewitt, Robert L.
Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education Journal, v8 p39-48 Fall 1990
Mental health issues in the African-American community are discussed, focusing on the family structure as a source of support. The historical value of the African-American family, extended family, and other community-based supports are examined. Barriers to mental health and strategies for increasing ethnic and cultural awareness of mental health professionals are examined. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Available from Robert D. Lynch, BCOHEJ, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, Lock Haven, PA 17745.