ERIC Number: ED205669
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Puerto Rican History and Culture: Trainer Manual.
University Research Corp., Bethesda, MD.; National Drug Abuse Center for Training and Resource Development, Gaithersburg, MD.
This is a manual for trainers in the Puerto Rican history and culture training program which helps to prepare drug abuse workers for dealing with the Puerto Rican community. A general structural and procedural overview of the training program begins the manual. Various instructional techniques and organizational problems are discussed. The learning modules in the manual covers the following issues: (1) Puerto Rican stereotypes; (2) Puerto Rico's geography; (3) Indian, Spanish and African cultures that formed the Puerto Rican nation; (4) the United States' relationship with Puerto Rico; (5) Puerto Rican migration to the mainland; (6) the employment situation in the United States; (7) the Hispanic origins of the Puerto Rican family; (8) "Nuyorican" culture; (9) racism in Puerto Rico and the United States; and (10) problems and issues in dealing with Puerto Rican drug abusers. Also included is a module of sample client case studies and intervention strategies. The final module provides the trainer with information on evaluation of trainee learning, program evaluation, and program closure procedures. (Author/APM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD. Div. of Resource Development.
Authoring Institution: University Research Corp., Bethesda, MD.; National Drug Abuse Center for Training and Resource Development, Gaithersburg, MD.
Note: For related documents, see UD 021 520 and UD 021 621-629. Some tables may be marginally legible due to reproduction quality of original document.