An African-Centered Approach to Domestic Violence

About the Course:

African-centered social work offers a set of principles upon which to develop a culturally competent response to domestic violence as experienced by African American families. Finding creative and relevant solutions for addressing domestic violence can keep family members safe, identify and address abuse, and keep children in the home when appropriate. Such efforts can promote greater awareness of healthy family relationships and the empowerment of individuals to shape their lives in a healthy and safe manner. In this article, in addition to examining principles of the African-centered paradigm, the author offers specific ways in which the paradigm can be applied to domestic violence.
COURSE SYLLABUS
I. Introduction
II. The Need for a Culturally Competent Approach
III. Definition and Components of African-centered social work
IV. Application to Domestic Violence
V. Implications for Practice with African American Families
VI. Conclusion

Publication Date:

2005/ Vol. 86, No. 2

Author

Tricia B. Bent-Goodley, PhD, LICSW-C, CSW

About the Author:

Associate Professor
Howard University School of Social Work

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about domestic violence. It is appropriate for participants with intermediate to advanced levels of knowledge about the topic.

Course Objectives:

  1. describe an African-centered social work approach and its principles.

  2. describe potential applications of an African-centered paradigm to domestic violence work with African American families.

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Course Number: 100792
Total Credit Hours: 1cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $6.97
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