African Americans and Depression: Signs, Awareness, Treatments, and Interventionsby Julia Hastings, Lani Jones and Pamela Martin Rowman and Littlefield
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- Hbk 132 pages
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1: Understanding the Signs of Depression
2: Permission to He
3: Dealing with Mental Illness: Community Interventions and Innovative Programs for African Americans
4: Paying for Treatment: United States Health and Mental Health Policy
5: Concluding Remarks
6: Clinical Depression Resources for African Americans
Lani V. Jones, MSW, PhD, is an associate professor at the University at Albany, SUNY in the School of Social Welfare. Jones's research has focused on the use of group work in enhancing psychosocial competence among Black women. She is the author and co-author of several articles and book chapters, including Culturally responsive group work with black women (2011) and A group experimental investigation of psychosocial competence among black college women (2009). She is also leading two research projects on Health and mental health outcomes among Black women. Jones is a nationally recognized speaker on mental health practice interventions and has served on numerous national, state and local health, human, and social service boards towards the advancement of social justice for Black women and their families.
Pamela P. Martin, PhD, is the associate dean in the College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology and pofessor in the Department of Psychology at Prairie View A&M University. She served as the Department of Psychology at North Carolina Central University (NCCU). Before working at NCCU, she was a tenured associate professor at North Carolina State University (NCSU). Dr. Martin was the first African American female tenured in the Department of Psychology at NCSU in 2009. For her outreach efforts in the Raleigh-Durham areas in 2008, Dr. Martin was inducted into the Academy of Outstanding Faculty Engaged in Extension and Engagement at NCSU.