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Studies in Empowerment

Steps Toward Understanding and Action

By Robert E Hess

Routledge – 1984 – 248 pages

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    978-0-86656-283-6
    December 31st 1983

Description

This adaptable book offers diverse applications of the empowerment model to the promotion of mental health and the prevention of mental illness. Topics span the developmental trends of empowerment as an individual achievement, a community experience, and a professional aim in relation to social intervention strategies and tactics.

Contents

Contents Foreword: Empowerment: An Antidote for Folly

  • Studies in Empowerment: Introduction to the Issue
  • Citizen Empowerment: A Developmental Perspective
  • Empowerment in a Religious Setting: A Multivariate Investigation
  • The Fort McDowell Yavapai: From Pawns to Powerbrokers
  • Vehicles for Empowerment: The Case of Feminist Movement Organizations
  • Help Seeking and Receiving in Urban Ethnic Neighborhoods: Strategies for Empowerment
  • Creating and Using Social Technologies for Community Empowerment
  • The Illusion of Empowerment: Community Development Within a Colonial Context
  • Empowerment and Synergy: Expanding the Community’s Healing Resources
  • Thoughts on Empowerment

Name: Studies in Empowerment: Steps Toward Understanding and Action (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Robert E Hess. This adaptable book offers diverse applications of the empowerment model to the promotion of mental health and the prevention of mental illness. Topics span the developmental trends of empowerment as an individual achievement, a community experience, and...
Categories: Psychotherapy, Counseling, Counseling Techniques & Intervention