Knowing and Serving Diverse Families (3rd Edition) - Hildebrand, Verna P., Paperback
9780132285445 | 978-0-13-228544-5
0132285444 | 0-13-228544-4
Hildebrand, Verna P.
Phenice, Lillian A.
Gray, Mary M.
Hines, Rebecca P.
Knowing and Serving Diverse Families addresses the need to understand diversity in families from racial, ethnic and lifestyle dimensions. Based on up-to-date research and years of practice, the book takes a systems approach and examines family structure, ecology, roles, values and interactions with various institutions. This edition includes the most recent human and family developmental research, references the latest government statistics, contains new references, and additional reading selections. It thoughtfully summarizes the realities of diverse families and the responsibilities of helping professionals in promoting their progress, harmony, peace, and human rights.