Seeing Ourselves uses a collection of personal comments and essays, written by students from a wide variety of ethnic back-grounds, to examine what it means to participate in the cultural and ethnic "mosaic" that comprises Canada today. Carl james creates a dialogue with students and readers that probes the meaning of ethnicity, race and culture, both in terms of the meanings individuals bring to these concepts and how they are understood in Canadian society as a whole.
Pt. 1. Cultural Mapping Process in Dementia Services -- Ch. 1. Introduction to Issues and Working Assumptions -- Ch. 2. Culture and the Acculturation Continuum -- Ch. 3. Acquiring an Intercultural Knowledge Base -- Ch. 4. Language: A Key Point of Cultural Contact -- Ch. 5. Interaction Patterns, Roles, and Relationships -- Ch. 6. Values, Beliefs, and Cultural Norms -- Ch. 7. Sorting Factors Often Confused with Culture -- Pt. 2. Integration of Cultural Mapping Concepts -- Ch. 8. Special Professional and Provider Preparation -- Ch. 9. Cultural Mapping Process: A Summary -- Pt. 3. Supporting Intercultural Competency Development -- Ch. 10. Interculturally Capable Agency: The Ideal -- Ch. 11. Locating and Working with Cultural Brokers -- Ch. 12. Culturally Attuning the Dementia-Care Message -- Ch. 13. Intercultural Outreach and Networking -- Ch. 14. Highlighting Issues and Looking Ahead.
Meeting cultural and religious needs is an essential part of providing care in a multi-ethnic society. This book describes ways of identifying individual needs and offers sensitive and practical approaches to adapting care to meet them. Rooted in the experiences and views of people of minority cultural and religious groups.
Contents: Cultural competence standards in managed care mental health services for four underserved/underrepresented racial/ethnic groups / Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration -- Monitoring the managed care of culturally and linguistically diverse populations / Tirado, Miguel D. -- Response to "Integrating and coordinating Ministry for Children and Families services in Vancouver : a discussion paper" / Ethnocultural Advisory Committee, Ministry for Children and Families, Vancouver Region -- Cultural assessment facility profile : general scoring guide -- Improving services for people from a non-English-speaking background / Victoria's Mental Health Service (Victoria, Australia) -- A review of the accessibility and responsiveness of NEAMI programs to people of non-English-speaking background / Velanovski, Spase ; North Eastern Alliance for the Mentally Ill (Preston, Australia) -- Procedures for persons of non-English-speaking background / Queensland Transcultural Mental Health -- Objectives / Office of Multicultural Services, California Department of Mental Health