TITLE

Social Work Practice in Conflict-Ridden Areas: Cultural Sensitivity Is Not Enough

AUTHOR(S)
Baum, Nehami
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
British Journal of Social Work;Jul2007, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p873
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper tries to raise awareness of the distortions that violent political conflict may introduce into social work practice with members of the rival community, and proposes training guidelines for social workers to help reduce those distortions. The understanding of the impact of political conflict on practice is based on the Israeli-Palestinian experience. The suggestions regarding what social workers should be aware of when practising in situations of political conflict, however, and the training guidelines that are offered can apply to practice in other conflict-ridden areas worldwide.
ACCESSION #
26493123

 

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