Chapter 4: Family Dynamics – Working with Seniors

Optional Readings and Resources

Additional Resources

Bell, N., Davis, L., Douglas, V., Gaywish, R., Hoffman, R., Lambe, J., Manitowabi, E., Mccaskill, D., Pompana, Y., Williams, D., & Williams, S. (2005). Creating indigenous spaces in the academy: Fulfilling our responsibility to future generations. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples, 1(1), 64–84.

De Haene, L., Robert, P., Adriaenssens, P., & Verschueren, K. (2012). Voices of dialogue and directivity in family therapy with refugees: Evolving ideas about dialogical refugee care. Family Process, 51(3), 391–404.

Dong, X. (2012). Culture diversity and elder abuse: Implications for research, education, and policy. Journal of the American Society on Aging, 36(3), 40–42.

Dong, X., Chang, E., Wong, E., Wong, B., & Simon, M. A. (2011). How do U.S. Chinese older adults view elder mistreatment? Findings from a community-based participatory research study. Journal of Aging & Health, 23(2), 289–312. DOI: 10.1177/0898264310385931

Dong, X., Simon, M., Beck, T., & Evans, D. (2010). A cross-sectional population-based study of elder self-neglect and psychological, health, and social factors in a biracial community. Aging & Mental Health, 14(1), 74–84. DOI: 10.1080/13607860903421037

Dong, X., Simon, M., & Evans, D. (2013). Elder self-neglect is associated with increased risk for elder abuse in a community-dwelling population: Findings from the Chicago Health and Aging Project. Journal of Aging & Health, 25(1), 80–96. DOI: 10.1177/0898264312467373

Dong, X., Simon, M. A., Fulmer, T., Mendes de Leon, C. F., Hebert, L. E., Beck, T., Scherr, P. A., & Evans, D. A. (2011). A prospective population-based study of differences in elder self-neglect and mortality between black and white older adults. Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical Sciences, 66(6), 695–704. DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glr053

Lachs, M. S., Williams, C., O’Brien, S., Hurst, L., & Horwitz, R. (1997). Risk factors for reported elder abuse and neglect: a nine-year observational cohort study. Gerontologist, 37(4), 469–474. DOI: 10.1093/geront/37.4.469

Lachs, M. S., Williams, C. S., O’Brien, S., Pillemer, K. A., & Charlson, M. E. (1998). The mortality of elder mistreatment. Journal of the American Medical Association, 280(5), 428–432.

Lai, D., Daoust, G., & Li, L. (2014). Understanding elder abuse and neglect in aging Chinese immigrants in Canada. Journal of Adult Protection, 16(5), 322–334.

Mometrix Academy. (2017, October 11). Counseling: Multicultural clients [Video]. YouTube.

O’Reilly, D., & Barke, J. (2016, November 1). Counselling Skills – Diversity [Video]. YouTube.

Refugee Council. (2015, April 5). Refugee health professionals: Communication and cross-cultural issues [Video]. YouTube.

Walker, J., & Zuberi, D. (2020). School-aged Syrian refugees resettling in Canada: Mitigating the effect of pre-migration trauma and post-migration discrimination on academic achievement and psychological well-being. Journal of International Migration and Integration, 21(2), 397–411.


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