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Social Work

Sample Article: Migration: A Critical Issue for Child Welfare

By | Child Well-Being, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Immigrant Youth, Protecting Children Journals, Social Work, Trauma

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Migration: A Critical Issue for Child Welfare

Protecting Children (Vol. 21, No. 2, 2006)

Sonia Velazquez, CSS, Maria Vidal de Haymes, PhD, & Robert Mindell, BA

This volume of Protecting Children addresses child welfare concerns related to a topic that is complex and controversial—and which is dominating the headlines of our national media.

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Migration: A Critical Issue for Child Welfare

By | Child Well-Being, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Immigrant Youth, Protecting Children Journals, Social Work, Trauma

Migration: A Critical Issue for Child Welfare

Protecting Children (Vol. 21, No. 2, 2006)

Topics in this issue include the impact of migration and acculturation on Latino children and families, risk of affective disorders in the migration and acculturation experiences of Mexican migrants, and Latino parenting styles.

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Culturally Competent Practice with Latino Children and Families

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Culturally Competent Practice with Latino Children and Families

Alan J. Dettlaff, PhD, Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago; Cecilia L. Thomas, PhD, Department of Rehabilitation, Social Work, and Addictions, University of North Texas; Harriet L. Cohen, PhD, Department of Social Work, Texas Christian University; and Teresa Buehler, LCSW, Curriculum Consultant (2005)

This training curriculum was developed for use in the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. The goal of the curriculum is to build competency for practice with Latino children and families using a Systems of Care model. Although the curriculum addresses Latino families broadly, it contains an emphasis on immigrant families. The development of the curriculum was funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children’s Bureau.

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