Table of contents for Social work practice with African American families : an intergenerational perspective / [edited by] Cheryl Waites.

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Acknowledgments xiii
Chapter 1. African American Families
Across Generations 
Cheryl Waites 
Rich Traditions, Past and Current Contexts 
What It Means in Today¿s Context:
The Implications 12
Chapter 2. Intergenerational Perspective 17
Cheryl Waites 
Demographic Changes¿Population Aging 17
Theoretical Underpinnings of an Intergenerational
Perspective 18
Intergenerational Solidarity 20
Life course 20
Family Life Cycle 21
Afrocentric Paradigm 23
Culturally Competence and Humility 23
What is Intergenerational Practice 24
An Intergenerational Practice Model 25
Intergenerational Issues 26
Implications 27
Chapter 3. Genograms with African American Families:
Considering Cultural Context 35
Annie McCullough-Chavis 
Cheryl Waites 
Genograms: Capturing Family History
and Cultural Context 36
African American Families 39
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The Cultural Genogram with African American Families 42
Discussion and Implications for Practice 48
Conclusions 49
Chapter 4. Health: Intergenerational
Insights and Action 55
Makeba Thomas 
Elijah Mickel 
Bernice Liddie-Hamilton 
Historical Precedents 56
The Systemic Maltreatment of Africans 58
Intergenerational Relationships 59
Behavior, Genetics and Transmissions 60
Human Genome Project 61
Wellness and African Centered Healing 62
Implications for Practice 64
Conclusions 65
Chapter 5. Raising Saints In Exile: Intergenerational
Knowledge Transfer In A Storefront Sanctified Church 69
Deidre Crumbley 
Introduction 69
Case Study: The Church 73
Raising Saints in Exile: Intergenerational Knowledge
Transference in The Church 76
Discussion: Implications and Interventions 80
Endnotes 83
Chapter 6. The Increase in Intergenerational
African American Families Headed
by Grandmothers 89
Dorothy S. Ruiz*
Iris Carlton-LaNey
Research Perspectives 90
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African American Grandparents 
as Surrogate Parents 91 
Challenges Faced by African 
American Grandmothers 92 
Households Maintained by African 
American Grandparents 92 
African American Families and Children 93 
Children Living In Grandparent Households 94 
Implications for Practice 95 
Chapter 7. Intergenerational Family Influences 
on the Education of African American Children 107 
Sheara A. Williams 
Monica T. Leach 
Laurie N. Becker 
Introduction 107 
Key Terms and Relevant Issues 108 
Statistics, Trends and Research Summary 112 
Examples of Intergenerational Programs that Address 
Educational Needs 116 
Implications for School Social Work Practice 118 
Chapter 8. Family Group Conferencing with African 
American Families 125 
Kilolo Brodie 
Charnetta Gadling-Cole 
The African American Helping Experience 
& Family Group Conferencing 126 
African American Older Adults, Babyboomers and 
Intergenerational Caregiving 128 
Theoretical Frameworks that Support FGC with African 
American Families 134 
Relevant Policy 136 
National Caregiver Initiative 138 
Practice Implications 138 
Conclusions and Recommendations 139 
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Chapter 9. Intergenerational Caregiving:
Family and Long Term Care 145
Molly Davis
Cheryl Waites
Intergenerational Relationships and Caregiving 146
Caregiving in the African American Family 147
Family Caregiving Traditions 149
Intergenerational Conflict 152
Care Receiving in African American Families 157
End of Life Care 161
Implications for Social Work Practice 163
Conclusion 165
Chapter 10. Intergenerational Community Organizing 173
Jocelyn Taliaferro 
The Need 174
Historical traditions of Community Organizing in the African
African American Intergenerational Community Organizing
Brain Drain 174
Community Organizing 176
American Community 179
Consensus Organizing 179
Conflict Based Community Organizing 180
Institution-Based Community Organizing 182
as a Model 183
Family Survival: Passing the Intergenerational Torch 199
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Social work with African Americans.