This article presents an extensive review of the research literature related to career counseling with hispanics in the us from 1970 to the present most of the research reviewed dealt with mexican-americans, and only a few studies included puerto ricans in their sample the article is organized. Can americans, because of their proximity to mexico, their large communities throughout the southwest, and their continued high rates of immigration, have a strong cultural base from which to reinforce their cultural identity. Substance abuse among hispanic americans by addictioncom staff on june 4, 2010 in addiction research , alcohol abuse , drug abuse 0 as the population of the united states becomes more diverse, healthcare facilities must grow and adapt to the needs of the different subgroups. Presents a general framework for counseling three groups of hispanic clients describes the psychological and sociocultural characteristics reviews important differences and similarities the identification of the client's worldview, cultural values, and family values provides a specific framework for counseling guidelines are provided for psychological assessment.
Career counseling for latinos latinos are a diverse group of individuals with ancestry in spanish-speaking countries in central and south america as well in the caribbean currently latinos are the largest ethnic minority group in the united states government projections estimate that in 2050 almost 25% of the total us population will be. Hispanic/latino american history eth/125 march 25, 2012 hispanic/latino american history the hispanic, or the term latino as some members prefer, is an ethnic group almost as complex and diverse as the united states itself. Counseling hispanics through loss, grief, and bereavement is an extremely timely and welcome addition to the literature in thanatology counselors will find in it the tools, knowledge, and insights to respond to a growing and diverse hispanic community as individuals cope with loss and grief. Some political organizations associated with hispanic and latino americans are league of united latin american citizens (lulac), the national council of la raza (nclr), the united farm workers, the cuban american national foundation, and the national institute for latino policy.
Hispanic americans and latino americans (spanish: estadounidenses hispanos, pronounced and counseling services some identified that maintaining a positive mental attitude helped them cope with the stresses they experience. Resource guide to culturally alert counseling: working with latino/latina clients -latino/latina americans by edward a delgado-romero, nellely galvan, melissa r hunter, and vasti torres ideas on how to use the video “culturally alert counseling: working with latino/latina clients” 1. Hartung et al (2002) studied the relationship between this orientation and the occupational choices, career planning behaviors, work values, and family background of 269 college students of african, asian, hispanic, and european american descent. Psychiatry residency program, where she was an american psychiatric association substance abuse and mental health services administration minority fellow psychotic symptoms in latinos 6 the concept of locura in latino populations 7 culture bound syndromes 8 mental health stigma 8 purpose of the dvd 11. Educational attainment among us latinos has been changing rapidly in recent years, reflecting the group’s growth in the nation’s public k-12 schools and colleges over the past decade, the hispanic high school dropout rate has declined and college enrollment has increased, even as hispanics.
Latino and hispanic addiction treatment in the united states the fastest growing demographic in the united states are latino and hispanic men and women the hispanic community has become a fully functioning part of the american fabric, yet is facing a number of struggles as they acclimate to this country. Latinos may be of native american, white, and african american racial or ethnic background (substance abuse and mental health services administration, 2006) furthermore, within the spanish language, variation exists in diction, speech patterns, vocabulary, and vernacular usage, each unique to a region of origin. Enhancing group cognitive behavioral therapy 2 provide interventions that are culturally attuned by acquiring cultural literacy and competence to respect and understand the unique heritage and beliefs of their clients. 1990 and 2000, the latino population increased by 579%, while the increase in the total us popula- latinos has focused on mexican americans in studies comparing the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in whites, african americans, and latinos, higher rates.
Examines demographics, problems (dropouts, pregnancy and births, poverty, single-parent families, other problems), and differences of hispanic american children explores factors for school counselors to consider when planning individual, group, and family therapy suggests strategies for becoming an effective counselor of hispanic american children. Hispanics/latinos are disproportionately affected by hiv a about 7 in 10 new hiv diagnoses among hispanics/latinos occur in gay and bisexual men b about half of hispanics/latinos living with hiv have achieved viral suppression hiv continues to be a serious threat to the health of the hispanic. Hispanic/latino students are the largest minority school-age population (pew hispanic center, 2005) in this study, pupil services administrators in florida identified concerns about hispanic/latino children and families and the need for bilingual school counselors for growing numbers of hispanic/latino students. As the hispanic population continues to grow in the united states and states bordering mexico, so should research focusing on mental health services, and culturally sensitive counseling strategies designed to help improve the quality of life of the hispanic population seeking professional counseling.
Latino/hispanic communities and mental health for the latino/hispanic community, we strive to ensure that our spanish language materials are translated and adapted to be reflective of the various sub-groups that make up the spanish-speaking community among us born latinos, mexican americans and puerto ricans have comparable lifetime. Latino mental health video transcript latinos are no different when it comes to prevalence of mental health conditions when compared to the rest of the population.
Career assessment with latinos/hispanics in the united states is a topic that is attracting attention among test users and test takers latino/hispanic clients and their counselors are asking if tests administered to them are fair, or useful. Description studies show that hispanics and latinos seeking substance use disorders and mental health treatment confront many barriers to accessing culturally and linguistically competent care. Q and a with gary santana, associate professor/counselor and sdc (student development and counseling) area coordinator, bluegrass technical and community college the hispanic-american village has been in communication, for information and mutual support, with the bluegrass community and technical college in lexington, kentucky.