Cultural Competence for Social Workers: A Guide for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Professionals Working with Ethnic/racial Communities

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Joanne Philleo, Frances Larry Brisbane, Leonard G. Epstein
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, 1995 - Alcoholism - 218 pages
 

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Page 194 - A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.
Page vi - ... the National Association of Social Workers and the Council on Social Work Education — is uncovering the extent to which social workers are different from members of other professions.
Page 54 - Protection does not reside in the psychological chemistry of the moment but in the ways in which people deal with life changes and in what they do about their stressful or disadvantageous circumstances. Particular attention needs to be paid to the mechanisms operating at key points in people's lives when a risk trajectory may be redirected onto a more adaptive path.
Page 54 - Particular attention needs to be paid to the mechanisms operating at key turning points in people's lives, when a risk trajectory may be redirected onto a more adaptive path.
Page 73 - I believe those holidays were among the most effective means in the hands of slaveholders of keeping down the spirit of insurrection among the slaves. To enslave men successfully and safely it is necessary to keep their minds occupied with thoughts and aspirations short of the liberty of which they are deprived. A certain degree of attainable good must be kept before them. These holidays...
Page 37 - Effects of disulfiram therapy on relationships within the Navajo drinking group. Quart J Stud Alcohol 29:909 916, 1968 8. Brown RW: Annual Report. Fort Duchesne, Utah, Ute Tribe Alcoholism Information and Counseling Program, Dec 1969 9. Werner V: Statistical Report. Dulce, N Mex, Jicarilfa Apache Alcoholism Project, 1969 10.
Page 159 - ... substantially slower among women than among men. 4. Smoking begins primarily during childhood and adolescence. The age of initiation has fallen over time, particularly among females. Smoking among high school seniors leveled off from 1980 through 1987 after previous years of decline. 5. Smoking is responsible for more than one of every six deaths in the United States. Smoking remains the single most important preventable cause of death in our society.
Page 36 - Indian and Anglo adolescent alcohol use and emotional distress: Path models.
Page 63 - What do we know about Hispanic substance abuse? A review of the literature.
Page 173 - Primary prevention refers to those scientific practices aimed at simultaneously preventing predictable physical, psychological or socio-cultural problems for individuals or populations at risk; maintaining or protecting current strengths, competencies, or levels of health; and promoting desired goals...

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