Social work practice with Asian and Pacific Island elders

a compilation of readings by Colette Browne

Publisher: The University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Social Work in [Honolulu, Hawaii]

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Older Asian Americans -- United States,
  • Older Pacific Islander Americans,
  • Asian Americans -- Services for,
  • Social work with minorities -- United States
  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Colette V. Browne, June Kuroda
    ContributionsKuroda, June, United States. Administration on Aging
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13566661M
    OCLC/WorldCa36374503

  May is Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month – as a Pacific Islander myself, I can tell you firsthand about the need for diverse books to help celebrate the rich culture & history of Asia and the Pacific Islands. Here are a few books I wish were available to me as a child. Among Asian elderly with ADL limitations, institutionalization is associated with older age, cognitive problems, unmarried status and speaking English at home. In particular, those 75–84 had times higher odds (95% CI = , ) and those 85 and over had five times higher odds (OR = ; 95% CI = , ) of institutionalization. peoples that have been brought under the category Pacific Islander. Fakatonga, Faasamoa and Vakaviti speak of ways of being Tongan, Samoan, Fijian respectively. But having said that, there are some similarities in core values across the pacific Islands that inform action, for example, on how Pacific Islanders offer care to the Elderly. Book Description: In this singular collection, indigenous experts describe the social welfare systems of fifteen East Asian and Pacific Island nations and locales. Vastly understudied, these lands offer key insight into the successes and failures of Western and native approaches to social work, suggesting new directions for practice and.

housing affordability. Thus, this study examined housing challenges of Asian and Pacific Island elders, focusing on government assistance, and demographic, housing, and neighborhood characteristics. The research framework was based on the theory of housing adjustment (Morris & Winter, , ). Andersen R, Harada N, Chiu V, et al. ().Application of the behavioral model to health studies of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. Asian Am Pac Isl J Health; 3(2)– Blackhall LJ, Murphy ST, Frank G, Michel V, Azen S. () Ethnicity and attitudes toward patient autonomy. JAMA; (10)– Conformity to norms and social expectations is valued. Work ethic: 93% describe people of their home countries living in the U.S. as hard working. Parenting: Asian-American parents tend to put pressure on their children to do well in school. Education is seen as a means of improving social standing. Research Brief: API Elders 1 Key Takeaways u The term “Asian” or “Asian Pacific Islander” encompasses very diverse groups of people, with over 20 different sub-groups. u Culture can be a source of protective and risk factors for API elders. It affects how people perceive abuse and .

The Asian Pacific Islander (API) Social Work Council originated from a group of San Francisco Bay Area API social workers who began meeting in May over their concerns about the potentially devastating effects of the social-political climate on ALL people . The book is divided into three parts: (1) the nature and scope of social services for Asian and Pacific Islanders (2) Asian and Pacific Islander populations and (3) special issues and first section establishes a foundation for culturally sensitive practice through an overview of all Asian and Pacific Islander groups. Seminar in Social Work Practice with Children and Families (3) SW Seminar in Social Work Practice in Health Care (3) SW Social Work Practice in Mental Health (3) SW Seminar in Social Work Practice with the Aged (3) Select One: Advanced research (may be taken in 3rd and/or 4th semester) SW Review of Research in Social Work (3. The Asian American/Pacific Islander (API) Track covers the following themes: (1) critical analysis of social work theories and practices in an Asian contexts; (2) advancement of the knowledge base and application of cultural competencies in social work practice with Asian populations; and (3) the search for the meaning of indigenizing social.

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Asian and Pacific Island Elders: Issues for Social Work Practice and Education Colette Browne, DrPH, Alice Broderick, MSW, MPH, Asian and Pacific Island Elders: Issues for Social Work Practice and Education, Social Work, Volume 39 This article describes the Asian and Pacific Island elderly population and its ethnic diversity, geographic Cited by: Get this from a library.

Social work practice with Asian and Pacific Island elders: a compilation of readings. [Colette Browne; June Kuroda; United States. Administration on Aging.]. This fascinating book addresses the cultures and concerns of five major ethnic groups: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Asian Indian, and Vietnamese.

Social Work Practice with the Asian-American Elderly examines the diverse needs of this rapidly growing population. It. Get this from a library. Aging and ethnicity: a replication handbook for social work education for practice with Asian and Pacific Island elders.

[Colette Browne; Alice Broderick; University of Hawaii at Manoa. Pacific Gerontology Social Work Education Curriculum Replication Project.].

This article examines selected sociodemographic characteristics of the Asian and Pacific Island elderly population and discusses the implications for gerontological social work practice and education in ensuring quality of life for these elders and their families.

Definition of the Population. With thousands of Asian Americans residing in the United States, and thousands more entering each year as immigrants and refugees, Social Work Practice with Asian Americans is essential reading for students and professionals in social work, ethnic studies, psychiatry, public.

Soc Work. May;39(3) Asian and Pacific Island elders: issues for social work practice and education. Browne C(1), Broderick A. Author information: (1)University of Hawaii, Manoa School of Social Work, Honolulu   As a region, the Pacific is changing rapidly.

This edited collection, the first of its kind, centres Pacific-Indigenous ways of knowing, doing and being in Pacific social work. In so doing, the authors decolonise the dominant western rhetoric that is evident in contemporary social work practice in the region and rejuvenate practice models with evolving Pacific perspectives.

Pacific Social Work. Social Work Practice with the Asian-American Elderly examines the diverse needs of this rapidly growing population. It suggests interventions and service-delivery models that are culturally sensitive and appropriate for these clients, many of whom are first-generation immigrants still closely linked with their cultures of origin.

Alice Broderick's 3 research works with 65 citations and 47 reads, including: Asian and Pacific Island Elders: Issues for Social Work Practice and Education. Asian and Pacific Island elders: Issues for social work practice and education, Social Work39(3): – Google Scholar Burr, J.

& Mutchler, J. Nativity, acculturation, and economic status: Explanations of Asian American living arrangements in later life, Journal of Gerontology48(2): S55–S Google Scholar.

Providing rigorously researched case studies, questions and exercises, this book will be a key learning resource for social work and human and community services students, practitioners, social services managers and policy makers in Australia, New Zealand and various Pacific Island states across the Pacific including Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Vanuatu.

Browse the list of issues and latest articles from Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development. List of issues Latest articles Partial Access; Volume 30 Volume 29 Volume 28 Volume 27 Volume 26 Volume 25 Volume 24 Volume 23.

Culturally Relevant Social Work in Oceania: Practice, Education and Research Symposium. Press Release. The Social Work Regional Resource Centre of Oceania (SWRROC) initiated the Culturally Relevant Social Work in Oceania: Practice, Education and Research Symposium, held 18 th – 19 th Februaryhosted at the University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji.

Given the diversity among Asian-American populations, it is not feasible to include information about all of them in this chapter. The purpose of this chapter is to discuss issues pertaining to LGBT Asian American and Pacific Islander elders in the USA. On May 6,The API Social Work Council invited immigration attorney, Nancy Hing Wong, from Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach to speak on the "Legal and Social Impacts of the Immigration Ban." Ms.

Wong gave a very informative presentation as well as made available a number of useful resources. All journal articles featured in Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development vol 30 issue 2. Log in | Register Cart.

Impact Factor. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development. Impact Factor. Search in: Advanced search. Submit an article. New content alerts RSS. Asian and Pacific Island Elders: Issues for Social Work Practice and Education. Colette Browne, DrPH, Alice Broderick, MSW, MPH. Ethnic Minority Children and Adolescents Edited by Luis A.

Vargas and Joan D. Koss-Chioino and Cultural Diversity and Social Work Practice Edited by Dianne F. Harrison, John S. Wodarski, and Bruce A.

Thyer. Key Benefit: " Gives students the " how to" of actually doing social work with elders, not just assessing or understanding the process of aging. The topic of spirituality is rarely covered in texts on social work with elders and is required of health care facilities--and yet social workers must do a spirituality assessment as required by federal licensing officials.

Solution-Focused Social Work: Metamessages to Students in Higher Education Opportunity Programs Mary Robinson Baker and Joseph R. Steiner Problems of Inner-City Schoolchildren: Needs Assessment by Nominal Group Process Karen E.

Gerdes and Rose Ann Benson Asian and Pacific Island Elders: Issues for Social Work Practice and Education.  /95 $ + ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLAND ELDERS Gwen Yeo, PhD BACKGROUND AND LIMITATIONS Unfortunately, medical providers have scant guidance on which to rely when they are faced with ethical dilemmas in their care for elders from the burgeoning populations classified as "Asians and Pacific Islanders.".

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal provides a peer-reviewed international forum for the exchange of knowledge in relation to Asian and Pacific Islander health and nursing care.

It will serve as a voice for nursing and other health care providers for research, education, practice, and policy. The scope would include referred articles on research, theoretical reviews, practice, education. In this singular collection, indigenous experts describe the social welfare systems of fifteen East Asian and Pacific Island nations and locales.

Vastly understudied, these lands offer key insight into the successes and failures of Western and native approaches to social work, suggesting new directions for practice and research in both local.

The book is divided into three parts: (1) the nature and scope of social services for Asian and Pacific Islanders (2) Asian and Pacific Islander populations and (3) special issues and problems. The first section establishes a foundation for culturally sensitive practice through an overview of all Asian and Pacific Islander groups.

This fascinating book addresses the cultures and concerns of five major ethnic groups: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Asian Indian, and Vietnamese. Social Work Practice with the Asian-American Elderly examines the diverse needs of this rapidly growing population.

It suggests interventions and service-delivery models that are culturally sensitive and. The Solomon Islands Economy: Achieving Sustainable Economic Development, Gegeo, David.

"History, Empowerment, and Social Responsibility: Views of a Pacific Islands Indigenous Scholar." Keynote address delivered at the 12th meeting of the Pacific History Association, Honiara, Solomon Islands, June ——.

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Vastly understudied, these lands offer key insight into the successes and failures of Western and native approaches to social work, suggesting new directions for practice and research in both local Format: Paperback.

Asian and Pacific Island elders: Issues for social work practice and education. Social Work, 39(3), Eroding filial piety and its implications for social work practice. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 9(3), around education and family responsibilities in Pacific Island cultures.

Can include domestic work, childcare, sending money home, going home, donating to family events such as funerals, caring for elders, caring for relatives, putting people up in one’s home, etc.

Social Welfare in East Asia and the Pacific. Edited by Sharlene B.C.L. Furuto. Columbia University Press. Demonstrate knowledge and skills of generalist and advanced social work practice.

Demonstrate knowledge and skills in assessment and intervention approaches with a focus on multi-cultural populations, including Hawaiian, Pacific Island, and Asian cultures of our communities, state, and the Pacific .Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders • A person with origins in any of the peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, Indian subcontinent or Pacific Islands.

• The most diverse group of any other minority group. • Over 30 countries and speak over languages.A collective worldview informs the way social support is conceived in Pacific cultures, and it is core to Samoan and Tongan elders’ perceptions of the influence of community on health and well.