By Delia J, PhD LCSW González Sanders,Richard H, PhD Fortinsky
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"The authors have created a booklet that conveniently combines gigantic examine findings with readable, functional directions for evaluate and intervention within the real-world perform of social paintings. This authoritatively researched, well-written quantity will attract the a number of disciplines excited about helping dementia sufferers and their households. it is going to even be priceless for tutorial healthiness care collections...Highly recommended."--Choice: present stories for tutorial Libraries
Understanding the position of dementia caregivers in numerous ethnic and cultural contexts is likely one of the most vital abilities that social employees should still grasp. This entire quantity presents sensible tips for social paintings execs who paintings with Black and Latino households dwelling with the day-by-day demanding situations of Alzheimer's illness and other kinds of dementia. it truly is grounded within the interpretation and that means of dementia in Black and Latino cultural heritages, and in accordance with either an effective theoretical framework and the great learn and medical services of the authors.
Detailed, step by step guidance to overview and intervention in ethnic-specific events offer necessary suggestions that transcend standard recommendations. The textual content offers an summary of the epidemiology and medical process dementia with a spotlight on these kinds of the sickness most typical to Blacks and Latinos. It addresses kin care and position duties in ethnic households and their theoretical, ethnic, and cultural foundations. Self-efficacy and cognitive behavioral problem-solving theories are mentioned as modalities of selection. The textual content additionally considers monetary and repair supply traits and use of expertise, and offers particular types, records, and dementia care assets. quite a few case experiences can assist readers to speedy placed details into the context of real-world events.
- Provides concrete, designated interventions for supporting ethnic relatives caregivers in confronting day by day concerns
- Explains how and why self-efficacy and cognitive behavioral problem-solving theories are really invaluable for social paintings with ethnic kin caregivers
- Offers specific, step by step instructions to overview and intervention
- Includes problem-solving kinds, records, and extra dementia care resources
- Contains shiny helping case experiences in every one chapter