ERIC Number: EJ874076
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
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Filial Therapy and Hispanic Values: Common Ground for Culturally Sensitive Helping
Garza, Yvonne; Watts, Richard E.
Journal of Counseling & Development, v88 n1 p108-113 Win 2010
Hispanics are the largest and fastest growing minority group in the United States, and numerous and varied interested constituencies stress that preventive intervention with Hispanic families is imperative. Filial therapy as an intervention and prevention counseling approach shows promise as an effective way to help these families. This article explores some of the constructs of filial therapy, specifically regarding ways they interface with important social and cultural values of Hispanic families.
Descriptors: Intervention, Values, Hispanic Americans, Therapy, Prevention, Cultural Relevance, Family Counseling, Sociocultural Patterns
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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