Portland State University. School of Social Work
Date of Award
Master of Social Welfare (MSW)
1 online resource (76 pages)
Social service -- Oregon -- Portland, Chinese -- Oregon -- Portland
The professional social worker needs to understand, wide social issues, including the culture and cultural background of minority persons and groups in the United States. One mlnorlty group wlth whlch soclal work has not much contact, and thus has llttle knowledge about, ls the Chlnese. Regarding professional social work knowledge about minority groups, the Chinese could be considered a "silent minority."
Sing, Laura Lum; Chan, Wendy Po-Kow; and Wang, Peter Tau-Ping, "Chinese Attitudes and Knowledge Concerning Social Services: a Survey of the Portland Chinese Community" (1973). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 1659.