Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Working with Muslim children and families: A training program for child welfare social workers
by Ghafoori, Homyra Delber, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2010, 136; 1486309
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this curriculum is to educate child welfare social workers and social work students on culturally sensitive work with the Muslim population. With the growing number of Muslims in the United States, it is essential that social workers who serve children, youth, and families understand the Muslim culture and religion in order to provide culturally competent services to Muslim children, youth, and families. This training curriculum includes two modules for child welfare social workers that characterizes both the goal of knowledge and application when working with the Muslim group. The modules in the curriculum of this thesis uses numerous strategies to educate child welfare professionals to comprehend the issues and barriers the Muslim population endures in society in order to successfully address these concerns. This thesis provides a curriculum for delivering culturally competent service to the Muslim population.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Pasztor, Eileen Mayers
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 49/01M, Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social work, Continuing education
Publication Number: 1486309
ISBN: 978-1-124-24310-8
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