A. Introduction 1. The Strengths Perspective and Resiliency Enhancement: A Natural Partnership, by Elaine Norman B. Resiliency Enhancement and Specific Populations 2. The Legacy of Caretaking Among African American Women: A Mixed Blessing, by Eunice Mathews 3. Recognizing and Enhancing Natural Resiliency in Boys and Girls, by Sandra Turner 4. Resilience in Older Persons: A Paradigm for Practice, by Irene Gutheil and Elaine Congress C. Resiliency Enhancement and Individual, Family, Couple and Group Practice 5. A Case Study of Resiliency Enhancement Interventions with an African American Woman, by Carol P. Kaplan 6. Women's Resilience at Midlife: What is it? How do you mobilize it?, by Sharon McQuaide 7. Grasping Life: Five stories of Will-Filled Men, by Ray Fox 8. Enhancing Couple Resiliency, by Howard Robinson 9. Strength and Resiliency Themes in Social Work Practice with Groups, by Michael H. Phillips and Carol S. Cohen 10. The Unitas Extended Family Circle: Developing Resiliency in Hispanic Youngsters, by Rosa Perez-Koenig D. Resiliency Enhancement in Administration, Training and Prevention 11. The Workplace as Protective Environment: Management Strategies, by Sharyn J. Zunz and Roslyn H. Chernesky 12. The African American Professional's Resiliency, by Laura Lee 13. Introducing a Strengths/Resiliency Model in Mental Health Organizations, by Robert Chazin, Shari Kaplan and Stephen Terio 14. Capitalizing on Strengths: A Resiliency Model for At-Risk Youth, by Mary Ann Forgey
Elaine Norman is a professor of social work at Fordham University and has authored or coauthored several books, including Filial Deprivation and Foster Care and Beyond Placement: Mothers Look at Foster Care, both published by Columbia.