ERIC Number: ED217088
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Crosscultural Communication: The Hispanic Community of Connecticut. A Human Services Staff Development Training Manual. A TITLE XX Project.
Klitz, Sally Innis
This manual was designed for use by Title XX field training personnel involved in providing services for Puerto Ricans in Connecticut. The manual is intended to develop cross cultural awareness by introducing the reader to the cultural orientations, social systems, and values of Puerto Ricans and other Hispanics. Included are background information on Puerto Rican geography, history, economy, and politics; a description of Hispanic value systems, family structure, religion, courtship and marriage practices, and health practices; a discussion of the Puerto Rican experience in the United States in politics, housing, employment and education; and a community social and health service model for Puerto Ricans. Also included are sample lessons for a Spanish language curriculum and a directory of Spanish speaking resource organizations in Connecticut. (MJL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Aetna Life and Casualty, Hartford, CT.
Authoring Institution: Connecticut Univ., Storrs.
Identifiers: Connecticut; Puerto Rico