Developing cultural competency with mandaean clients

Synchronizing practice with the Light World

Emily Rian, David Hodge

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Abstract

As part of the fallout of the Iraq war, social workers may encounter Mandaean refugees. This article orients readers to this formerly isolated cultural group. After reviewing their unique history and values, practice suggestions are provided to enhance the provision of culturally competent services to this community.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)542-555
Number of pages14
JournalInternational Social Work
Volume53
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010

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Keywords

  • Cultural competency
  • Mandaeans
  • Refugee populations
  • Religion
  • Spirituality

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  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Sociology and Political Science

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Developing cultural competency with mandaean clients : Synchronizing practice with the Light World. / Rian, Emily; Hodge, David.

In: International Social Work, Vol. 53, No. 4, 2010, p. 542-555.

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