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Practical Tips for Working Effectively with Culturally Diverse Families of Young Children
Subject: Cultural Competence|Children|Social Workers|Training|Hispanic Americans db
Format: AV|Electronic
Length: 60 min.
Year: 2014
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ID: 15-324
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQoaagDWMrs
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Publisher: 2014
Abstract: Webinar provides a wide range of general and specific tips for professionals working with young children from culturally diverse backgrounds. Topics covered include the use of interpreters, understanding and working with special religious and cultural needs, providing clear explanations, dealing with parental fears (i.e. fears that undocumented immigration status, poverty/crowded living conditions might result in legal or child custody issues), and the need to the professional to recognize his or her own cultural biases. (i.e., just because a parent does something that is different from the U.S. cultural norm doesn't mean it is wrong or dangerous.) While the video is targeted at professionals working with young children in social-service situations, much of the information would be helpful for a wider range of professionals working with culturally diverse populations.
Factors Related to Depression Among Latina Immigrant Mothers
Subject: Depression (Psychology)|Females|Parents|Poverty|Hispanic Americans
Format: Electronic,Print
Length: 0.833333333333333
Year: 2013
Author: Browder, Dawn,et al
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ID: 15-647
URL: http://www.jsri.msu.edu/upload/publications/research-reports/300/Greder%20RR50.pdf
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Publisher: The Julian Samora Research Institute. Michigan State University
Abstract: Over one in 3 Hispanic-Americans report experience symptoms of depression. This paper addresses possible connections between depression in Hispanic-American mothers and poverty/food insecurity. Researchers used a sample of 103 low-income Latina mothers living in rural communities. Subjects were interviewed annually over a 3 year period, with questions about their life-situation (income, stressors, relationships, etc.) and a depression screening test. Higher depression scores were commonly associated with more financial stress, juggling multiple roles (i.e. childcare and working) and less family/spousal support.
Multilevel Social Influences on Female Condom Use and Adoption Among Women in the Urban United States.
Subject: Social Influences|Sexuality|HIV/AIDS|Females|Hispanic Americans|
Format: Article Electronic
Year: 2010
Author: Weeks, Margaret R,. et al
Journal: AIDS Patient Care and STDS. 2010 May;24(5):297-309
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ID: P12-29
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2933558/pdf/apc.2009.0312.pdf
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Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert
Abstract: Female condoms are a highly effective method of both HIV prevention and contraception which allow women to control and make decisions about their own health and reproductive choices. However, the female condom is little used and little known, with factors such as cost and unfamiliarity serving as barriers to use. In this study, 461 poor, high-risk, mostly minority women in Hartford Connecticut were surveyed about their familiarity with and use of FCs, and factors that influenced their decisions about use. While most subjects were familiar with the product, few had tried it, and even fewer used it on a regular basis. Research found numerous and complex reasons for non-use. Even health care providers are often unfamiliar with or dubious about FCs, and they are not widely carried by pharmacies. Researchers believe that increased availability and knowlege will increase use, and reduce the risk of HIV infection in this population.
Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (OMHD)
Subject: Blacks|Hispanic-Americans|Health Disparities|Asian-Americans|American Indians|Social Characteristics
Format: Electronic
Year: 2008
Corporate Author: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
ID: P11-35
URL: http://www.drugs.indiana.edu/repository/OMHDPresentation.pdf
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Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Abstract: La presentación en Power Point proporciona información sobre las disparidades de salud relacionadas con la raza. Detalla las principales causas de muertes entre los afroamericanos, latinos, nativos americanos y asiáticos/ isleños del Pacífico y compara sus cifras con las de los caucásicos. También se comparan las tasas de mortalidad infantil y materna.///The power-point presentation provides information on race-related health disparities. Details leading causes of deaths among African-Americans, Latinos, Native Americans and Asian/Pacific Islanders and compares their figures with those of caucasians. Also compares infant and maternal mortality rates.
Tobacco and Alcohol Billboards in 50 Chicago Neighborhoods: Market Segmentation to Sell Dangerous Products to the Poor.
Subject: Tobacco Industry|Alcoholic Beverage Industry|Hispanic-Americans|Blacks|Minority Groups|Advertising|Neighborhoods|Socioeconomic Influences|Poverty
Format: Article|Electronic
Year: 1995
Author: Hackbarth, Diana P., et al
Journal: Journal of Public Health Policy 16/2 (1995):213-230
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ID: 15-205
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7560056
Second URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3342593?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
Abstract: Analiza la importancia de los carteles publicitarios en 50 de los barrios de Chicago y encuentra el marketing dirigido a los pobres. Encontró que en vecindarios pobres afroamericanos e hispanos/latinos había significativamente más vallas publicitarias de tabaco y alcohol, en comparación con el número encontrado en los barrios blancos. Además, muchos de los carteles en los barrios pobres no tenían licencia, en violación de las leyes de Chicago. El estudio del problema fue iniciado por la Asociación Americana del pulmón. (El primer enlace da acceso al resumen solamente. El segundo enlace, que puede no estar disponible para todos los usuarios, tiene acceso al texto completo).///Analyses the significance of billboards in 50 of Chicago's neighborhoods and finds marketing targeted to the poor. Found that in impoverished African American and Hispanic neighborhoods there were significantly more billboards advertising tobacco and alcohol, compared with the number found in white neighborhoods. Furthermore, many of the billboards in the poor neighborhoods were unlicensed, in violation of Chicago laws. Study of the problem was initiated by the American Lung Association.(First link accesses abstract only. Second link, which may not be available to all users accesses full-text.)
United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF)
Subject: Children|Poverty|Developing Nations|Teachers db|Spanish-Speaking|French-Speaking
Format: Electronic|Website
Length: Website
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ID: P14-219
URL: http://www.unicef.org/
Second URL: http://www.unicef.org/spanish
Publisher: United Nations international children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF)
Abstract: The UNICEF website provides information about what the organization is doing to help protect and educate children around the world. Website is also available in French and Spanish.(./Información sobre el estado de los niños en el mundo.Para inglés (http://www.unicef.org).
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