Table of contents for Multicultural practice & evaluation : a case approach to evidence-based practice / Monit Cheung & Patrick Leung.

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FRAMEWORK           1
Chapter     1:    Working With Multicultural Families          5
Balancing the Three Perspectives  5
Practice Theories as a Foundation  7
The Family Process as Practice Framework  8
Globalization and Indigenization  15
Migration Patterns in the World  16
Defining Culture and Ethnicity  22
Defining Evaluation as Practice  24
Evidence-Based Practice  27
Chapter     2:    The Case Approach: Purpose and Process           31
The Standardized Case  32
Practice With a Family  33
Beyond the Standardized: Racial/Ethnic and
Compositional Variations  36
Race and Ethnicity  37
The Integrated Framework   52
Stages of Studying Theory Integration with the Family  53
Chapter     3:    Practitioners as Practice Evaluators       55
Practice-Evaluation Integration  55
Practice Evaluation Stages  58
Steps in Single-System Research  58
Practice Evaluation Designs  66
Practice Evaluation in Multicultural Environments  71
Best Practice Evaluation: The ASK Model  73
Multicultural Practice and Evaluation:
An Integrative Model  77
ANALYSIS        83
Chapter     4:    Psychodynamic Theory         89
The Psychodynamic Root    90
On the Multicultural Stage: Formation of the Family  92
The Case Approach    93
Multicultural Practice Applications  102
Variations from the Standardized Case: An African American
Family    105
Experts Say   106
Best Practice Evaluation Stage 1: Self Assessment  108
Multicultural Practice Exercises  109
Additional Exercise: The Defense Mechanism (DM)
Matching Game     114
Topics for Discussion  115
Chapter     5:    Adlerian Theory       117
An Adlerian Purpose   118
On the Multicultural Stage:
Cultural Identity Development  119
The Case Approach     120
Multicultural Practice Applications  125
Variations from the Standardized Case:
An Asian American Family    128
Experts Say    129
Best Practice Evaluation Stage 2: Evaluate Family
Relationships   131
Multicultural Practice Exercises  133
Topics for Discussion   134
Chapter     6:    Family Systems Theory           135
Assessing Family Systems    136
On the Multicultural Stage: Connecting Two Families  137
The Case Approach     138
Multicultural Practice Applications  148
Variations from the Standardized Case:
An Immigrant Family From Mexico     150
Experts Say    151
Best Practice Evaluation Stage 3:
Evaluate the Family as a System  153
Multicultural Practice Exercises  155
Topics for Discussion  156
Chapter     7:    Structural Theory        157
A Focus on Family Structure   157
On the Multicultural Stage: Family with Children  159
The Case Approach     160
Multicultural Practice Applications  170
Variations from the Standardized Case:
A Native American Family    172
Experts Say    175
Best Practice Evaluation Stage 4:
Assess Problems Within the Family  177
Multicultural Practice Exercises  178
Topics for Discussion  180
Chapter     8:    Client-Centered Theory          181
The Client-Centered Atmosphere   182
On the Multicultural Stage: Family in Transition  184
The Case Approach     185
Multicultural Practice Applications  195
Variations from the Standardized Case:
An Adoptive Family    203
Experts Say   204
Best Practice Evaluation Stage 5:
Assess Changes and Impacts   206
Multicultural Practice Exercises  209
Topics for Discussion  209
Chapter     9:    Gestalt Theory       211
Perls's View of Gestalt  211
On the Multicultural Stage: Family with Adolescents  214
The Case Approach    215
Multicultural Practice Applications  218
Multicultural Practice Exercises  219
Variations From the Standardized Case:
A Family Dealing with Drug Problems  228
Experts Say   230
Best Practice Evaluation Stage 6:
Assess Problems Within the Family  231
Topics for Discussion  234
Chapter 10:       Strategic Theory      235
Strategy as the Intervention Focus  237
On the Multicultural Stage: Children Leaving Home  237
The Case Approach    238
Multicultural Practice Applications  246
Variations From the Standardized Case:
A Single-Parent Family  247
Experts Say   248
Best Practice Evaluation Stage 7:
Measure Intergenerational Values  250
Multicultural Practice Exercises  253
Topics for Discussion  256
Chapter 11:       Behavioral Theory       257
From Social Learning to Behavioral Action  258
On the Multicultural Stage:
Family with Adult Children  259
The Case Approach    261
Multicultural Practice Applications  266
Variations From the Standardized Case:
A Family Experiencing Domestic Violence  268
Experts Say   269
Variations From the Standardized Case:
Families Preparing for an Interracial Marriage  270
Best Practice Evaluation Stage 8:
Measure Family Stress  272
Multicultural Practice Exercises  274
Topics for Discussion  276
Chapter 12:       Cognitive-Behavioral Theory          277
Our Mindset as a Therapeutic Component  277
On the Multicultural Stage: Family in Separation  280
The Case Approach    280
Multicultural Practice Applications  285
Variations from the Standardized Case:
A Divorced Family    287
Experts Say   289
Best Practice Evaluation Stage 9:
Identify Faulty Thinking Patterns  290
Multicultural Practice Exercises  292
Topics for Discussion  292
Chapter 13:       Feminist/Empowerment Theory            295
Confronting Oppression   295
On the Multicultural Stage: A Family
Experiencing Life Changes  297
The Case Approach    298
Multicultural Practice Applications  305
Variations From the Standardized Case:
A Lesbian Couple with Children  306
Best Practice Evaluation Stage 10:
Measure Perception of Power  308
Multicultural Practice Exercises  310
Topics for Discussion  314
Chapter 14:       Solution-Focused Approach          315
Solution-Focusing to Find Solutions  315
On the Multicultural Stage: Becoming Grandparents  318
The Case Approach    318
Multicultural Practice Applications  327
Experts Say   330
Best Practice Evaluation Stage 11:
Map out Solutions and Alternatives  331
Multicultural Practice Exercises  334
Topics for Discussion  336
Chapter 15:       Developing Multicultural Competency           341
Integrated Practice  341
Practice Philosophy: Experiential, Existential,
Equilibrium   342
Evaluative Questions on Multicultural Competency  343
Integration and Application of Techniques:
Families With Variations  345
Post-Test on Multicultural Competency  371
Future Visions for Multicultural Practice  372
A Final Note about Self Awareness  372

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Social work with minorities United States, Minorities Services for United States, Cross-cultural counseling United States