ERIC Number: ED400489
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
A Hispanic/Latino Family Approach to Substance Abuse Prevention. CSAP Cultural Competence Series 2.
National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Human Services Organizations.
This monograph is designed to help scientists, decision makers, and service providers develop a deeper understanding of the role families and culture play in the prevention of alcohol and other drug abuse in Hispanic/Latino American populations. It also provides information on models of service delivery that are directed at strengthening families through culturally competent interventions. The volume is divided into three parts. The first section examines issues in preventing alcohol and other drug abuse among Hispanic/Latino families and explores behavior problems among Hispanic/Latino youth. Part two describes family-based intervention models that have been implemented and tested in high density Hispanic/Latino communities throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. The third section concentrates on family-oriented community-based intervention models and includes descriptions of a community-based outreach program for addicted women. Also discussed are interventions in the educational community, including an overview of how to strengthen families with children from birth to three years of age and how to reduce risk factors and promote resilience to substance abuse among children attending inner-city schools. The book closes with a look at the future of substance abuse prevention programs among Hispanic/Latinos. Contains numerous references throughout. (RJM)
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.
Authoring Institution: National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Human Services Organizations.