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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