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Culture-Specific Assets to Consider When Counseling Latina/o Children and Adolescents

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Jose A. Villalba, Assistant Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Strength-based cultural considerations for counseling Latina/o children and adolescents are not well articulated in the literature. Furthermore, research and demographic data indicate concerns for Latinas/os, such as acculturative stress and discrimination. This article describes treatment applications focused on Latina/o youth's cultural strengths, including family bonds, bilingual abilities, and bicultural skills.

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Publication
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 35(1), 15-25.
Language: English
Date: 2007
Keywords
Latino/Lantina, Multicultural counseling, Cultural considerations, Counseling