ERIC Number: ED163106
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-May-12
Summary and Recommendations: Conference on Pacific/Asian American Families and HEW-Related Issues.
J W K International Corp., Annandale, VA.
The socioeconomic needs of Pacific and Asian American (PAA) families and Department of Health, Education, and Welfare programs having the most impact on the lives of PAAs are analyzed in this conference report. An overall outline of the conference proceedings, as well as reprints of all charts and papers presented, are included. The findings of three task groups on education, health, and welfare are reported. Policy papers and program recommendations formulated by the task forces are presented and targets of opportunity are defined. Major recommendations are made with regard to the need for culturally oriented health programs, expanded health education programs, research on psychological and emotional problems, ethnocultural diseases, obtaining clearer health statistics, adult education, bilingual education, multicultural education, changes in criteria for Title XX and Social Security, extension of welfare benefits to immigrants, and consideration of PAA language and culture in designing and delivering welfare programs. (WI)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Concerns (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office for Asian American Affairs.
Authoring Institution: J W K International Corp., Annandale, VA.