Culture and Disability: Providing Culturally Competent Services (Multicultural Aspects of Counseling And Psychotherapy)

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Culture and Disability provides information about views of disability in other cultures and ways in which rehabilitation professionals may improve services for persons from other cultures, especially recent immigrants. The book includes chapters with descriptions of the interaction of culture and disability. A model on Culture Brokering provides a framework for addressingconflicts that often arise between service providers and clients from differing cultures. Seven chapters discuss the cultural perspectives of China, Jamaica, Korea, Haiti, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and Vietnam, focusing on how disability is understood in these cultures.

Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
2004-08-07
Author:
John H. Stone
Language:
english
Edition:
1