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dc.contributor.supervisor Heinonen, Tuula (Social Work) en_US
dc.contributor.author See-Toh, Florence
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-09T21:59:00Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-09T21:59:00Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-09
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/5053
dc.description.abstract Racialized people comprised 16.3% of Winnipeg’s population in 2006. Only 5% of all social workers in Winnipeg are racialized social workers. The literature indicates that non-White social workers do not experience social work practice the same as their White cohorts. The goal of this research is to understand the experiences of non-White social workers in Winnipeg and their perceptions of social work practice with multicultural populations. Using qualitative research methods, interviews were conducted with eight non-White social workers in Winnipeg, Manitoba that have worked with non-White and White clients. The analysis of the data indicates that non-White social workers feel that by virtue of being ‘visible minorities’, they are perceived differently by employers, co-workers, and the clients they work with. The participants feel the colour of their skin is often more of a factor in being perceived as competent, than their actual professional skills, training, and abilities. en_US
dc.subject Racialization en_US
dc.title Non-White social workers and their expectations in social work practice with multicultural populations in Winnipeg en_US
dc.degree.discipline Social Work en_US
dc.contributor.examiningcommittee Wilkinson, Lori (Sociology) Gosek, Gwen (Social Work) en_US
dc.degree.level Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) en_US
dc.description.note February 2012 en_US


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