Diversity Acrostic Poem book is an educational book with practical steps for Social Workers, Social Care Practitioners, Foster Carers and Individuals seeking knowledge of Diversity and Cultural Competence. This book creates reflective discourse, presented with simplicity yet revealing. Let’s not just talk about racism.
'This book, with its innovative way of structuring the material, is basically a practical guide to making anti-racism a reality. Written by an experienced Senior Social Worker, Practice Educator and provider of training, it is a helpful resource for taking practical steps towards culturally sensitive and anti-racist practice. What comes across from the book is an endearing blend of intelligence and passion. The ideas presented have clearly been carefully considered and come across as well grounded in actual practice experience. This is complemented by a strong passion for making a positive difference. I very much enjoyed reading this book and I feel it will be a useful guide for many people in the fields of social work and social care. It deserves to be widely read and used' - Dr Neil Thompson, Social Work Author, Independent Writer, Educator and Adviser.
‘Diversity Acrostic Poem creatively acronymises the word diversity and effectively draws out some of the key principles of cultural sensitivity’. Wayne Reid, Professional Officer, British Association of Social Workers (BASW).
'The Acrostic Poem is a creative way of finding the simplicity in the complexity of diversity. It will be a useful tool to encourage cultural awareness’. Siobhan Maclean, Social Work Independent Publisher - Kirwin Maclean Assoc.
‘Diversity Acrostic Poem book is not only timely and innovative, but it is also refreshingly inspiring, bold, and challenges. Thank you for writing this book. I look forward to having it and would encourage everyone to read it’. Ellen Holroyd, Social Work Practitioner, Surrey.
'The book is written with passion, the Diversity Poem is a great working tool, and there are some real gems of wisdom’ - Jill Seeney, Fostering Service Development
‘Inspiring and timely. A powerful tool’ -Yewukai Tsanga, Children Looked After Group Manager
‘Highly recommended’ - Elaine Williams, Independent Social Work Practitioner.
"Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future."
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