Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Cultural differences in grieving: Curriculum development for helping professionals
by Di Giorgio, Christina M., M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2014, 100; 1527915
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this project was to create a curriculum that increases knowledge and awareness for individuals in the helping professions when working with clients dealing with grief and loss associated with death. For helping professionals, it is important to have a foundation of understanding about the significance grief has in relation to a person's life and culture. To accomplish this goal, the curriculum addresses the following topics: types and models of grief; common and evidence-based interventions; and cultural differences focusing on the spiritual practices: Latino, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Chinese, and Korean Americans.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Nagai, Chikako
Commitee: Brocato, Jo, Potts, Marilyn
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Social Work
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 53/02M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Cultural anthropology, Social work
Keywords: Cultural differences in grieving, Grief and loss associated with death
Publication Number: 1527915
ISBN: 9781303984396
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