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Item Description Duponte, K. en_US Martin, T. en_US Mokuau, N. en_US Paglinawan, L. en_US 2010-02-26T18:25:01Z 2010-02-26T18:25:01Z 2010-02 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Duponte, K., Martin, T., Mokuau, N., & Paglinawan, L. (2010). ‘Ike Hawai‘i – A Training Program for Working with Native Hawaiians. Journal of Indigenous Voices in Social Work, 1(1). en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2151-349X en_US
dc.description.abstract Native Hawaiians in Hawai‘i experience multiple health and social problems and are highly represented in the child welfare system, in particular. There is increasing attention to the argument that some problems derive from historic trauma. The importance of the relationship of history to contemporary problems was a fundamental premise in the development of a training model for social work students. This paper describes ‘Ike Hawai‘i, a training model intended to improve the cultural competency of social work students working with Native Hawaiian clients in the public child welfare system. There are six main elements of this training: 1) Self-Disclosure, 2) Hawaiian Worldview, 3) Grief and Loss, 4) Hawaiian Historical Events, with a focus on the Mahele and the overthrow of the Hawaiian Monarchy, 5) Current Day Strengths and Challenges, and 6) Cultural Ways of Healing and Practical Suggestions for Working with Native Hawaiians. Evaluative scores and comments from students indicate that the training program has been found to be useful and helpful in their work with Native Hawaiian clients. Such a model, with its emphasis on experiential learning, self-awareness, cultural knowledge, and service implications, may have applicability for other populations and, in particular, other native peoples. en_US
dc.format.extent 24 pages en_US
dc.publisher Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa en_US
dc.subject Native Hawaiians en_US
dc.subject cultural competence en_US
dc.subject indigenous people en_US
dc.subject historical trauma en_US
dc.subject experiential training en_US
dc.subject resilience en_US
dc.subject human service professionals en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Indigenous peoples--Periodicals. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Social work with indigenous peoples--Periodicals. en_US
dc.title Ike Hawai‘i – A Training Program for Working with Native Hawaiians en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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