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Cultural Competence in Family Preservation Services
Resources on cultural competence issues in family preservation services, including State and local examples.
Providing Culturally Sensitive Intensive Family Preservation Services to Ethnic Minority Families.
In Intensive Family Preservation Services: An Instructional Sourcebook
Examines the needs of ethnic minority families and describes how to provide culturally sensitive intensive family preservation services to African-American, Asian, Hispanic, and American Indian families.
A Strengths Approach to Ethnically Sensitive Practice for Child Protective Service Workers
Leung, Cheung, & Stevenson
Child Welfare, 73(6), 1994
Suggests that a strengths approach, with guiding principles of family preservation, be used to empower child protective services caseworkers and to enhance their cultural competence.
State and local examples
Culturally Competent Family Preservation Services: An Approach for First-Generation Hispanic Families in an International Border Community (PDF - 485 KB)
Sandau-Beckler, Salcido, & Ronnau
The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 1(4), 1993
Describes a culturally competent approach to providing family preservation services for Hispanic families who are experiencing child neglect and abuse in El Paso, Texas.