BI_Chapter7 - Black Identity: Chapter 7 This chapter...

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Black Identity: Chapter 7 This chapter discusses the controversy that goes along with social work and its over- representation in the Black community . What the chapter argues is the fact that social work is sometimes necessary, but what the Black community needs more is the preventative efforts of service delivery . The Black community needs support prior to having to bring in social workers . There have been far too many social work interventions in the Black community, and this is one of the main reasons as to why there is continuing oppression of Black families within our society . The social work model we use today has adapted existing models of social work with special attention given to racism and cultural differences . However, historical views regarding power and oppression among the dominant race and minorities are left out of this perspective . Since we have observed that traditional social work models have been less effective than desired, it has been proposed that social work include anti-racism
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