Handbook of U.S. Latino Psychology

Developmental and Community-Based Perspectives
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ISBN-13:
9781452237053
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EPUB
Seiten:
480
Autor:
Francisco A. Villarruel
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Adobe Digital Editions
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EPUB
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
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Englisch
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Emphasizing the importance of cultural sensitivity and competence in research and intervention approaches, this handbook offers unrivalled coverage of the psychology of all Latino groups in the United States.

Congratulations to Aida Hurtado and Karina Cervantez- winners of the 2009 Women of Color Psychologies Award! This award, given by the Association of Women in Psychology Association, is voted on by AWP members for contributions of new knowledge and importance to the advancement of the psychology of women of color.

Offering broad coverage of all U.S. Latino groups, this volume synthesizes cutting-edge research and methodological advances and provides culturally sophisticated information that can be used by researchers, policy makers, and practitioners. The editors and contributing authors summarize theories and conceptual models that can further our understanding of the development and adaptation of U.S. Latino populations. In addition, they focus on the importance of cultural sensitivity and competence in research and intervention approaches and how to achieve it.

Key Features


• Highlights the normative development and strengths of U.S. Latino populations



• Elaborates on the heterogeneity of Latinos in that it does not assume that all Latino populations, and the contexts of their development, are identical.



• Emphasizes on cultural sensitivity and competence at all levels



• Focuses on the importance of cultural identity amongst Latinos and its contribution to healthy developmental outcomes.

1: The History of Latino Psychology - Amado Padilla; Esteban Olmedo
2: Conceptual Issues in Latino Mental Health Treatment - Margarita Alegria; Meghan Woo
3: Understanding Psychopathology Among the Adult and Child Latino Population From the United States and Puerto Rico: An Epidemiologic Perspective - Glorisa Canino; Margarrita Alegria
4: Methodological Issues in Research on Latino Populations - George P. Knight; Mark W. Roosa; Carlos O. Calderón-Tena; Nancy A. Gonzales
5: Ethical Issues in Conducting Research with Latino Drug Users - Merrill Singer; Celia Fisher; G. Derrick Hodge; Hassan Saleheen; Meena Mahadevan
6: Latino Ethnic Identity - Stephen Quintana; Nicolas Scull
7: Immigration and Adaptation - Andrew J. Fuligni; Krista Perreira
8: Acculturation, Enculturation and the Psychosocial Adaptation of Latino Youth - Nancy A. Gonzales; Fairlee C. Fabrett; George P. Knight
9: Acculturative Stress and Adaptation - Adriana J. Umaña-Taylor; Edna C. Alfaro
10: Latino Families: Parenting, Relational and Developmental Processes - Josefina M. Grau; Margarita Azmitia; Justin Quattlebaum
11: A View from Within and from Without: The Development of Latina Feminist Psychology - Aida Hurtado; Karina Cervantez
12: Theories and Research on Prosocial Competencies Among US Latinos/as - Gustavo Carlo; Maria Rosario T. de Guzman
13: Risk, Resilience, and Positive Development Among Latino Youth - Gabriel P. Kuperminc; Natalie J. Wilkins; Cathy Roche; Anabel Alvarez
14: Health and Mental Health Perspectives - Steve Applewhite
15: Early Intervention Programs: The case of Head Start for Latino Children - Natasha Cabrera; Jacqueline D. Shannon; Vanessa Rodriguez; Alexis Lubar
16: Latino PreK-3 Education: A Critical Foundation - Eugene Garcia; Kent P. Scribner
17: Parenting Interventions and Latino Families: Research Findings, Cultural Adaptations, and Future Directions - Luis Zayas; Joaquin Borrego, Jr.; Melanie M. Domenech Rodriguez
18: Evidence-Based Approaches to Working with Latino Youth and Families - Guillermo Bernal; Emily Sáez-Santiago; Amarilys Galloza-Carrero
19: Clincial Approaches to Working with Latino Adults - Esteban Cardemil; Ingrid A. Sarmiento
20: The Psychology of Health: Physical Health and the Role of Culture and Behavior - Hector Betancourt; Patricia M. Flynn
21: Cancer Screening and Survivorship in Latino Populations: A Primer for Psychologists - Lydia Buki; Melissa Selem
22: Substance Use among Latino Adolescents: Cultural, Social, and Psychological Considerations - Lisa J. Crockett; Byron L. Zamboanga
23: Sexuality and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Latino Adolescents and Young Adults - Marcela Raffaelli; Maria I. Iturbide
24: Perspectives and Recommendations for Future Directions in U.S. Latino Psychology - Gustavo Carlo; Francisco A. Villarruel; Margarita Azmita; Natasha J. Cabrera
Congratulations to Aida Hurtado and Karina Cervantez- winners of the 2009 Women of Color Psychologies Award! This award, given by the Association of Women in Psychology Association, is voted on by AWP members for contributions of new knowledge and importance to the advancement of the psychology of women of color. Offering broad coverage of all U.S. Latino groups, this volume synthesizes cutting-edge research and methodological advances and provides culturally sophisticated information that can be used by researchers, policy makers, and practitioners. The editors and contributing authors summarize theories and conceptual models that can further our understanding of the development and adaptation of U.S. Latino populations. In addition, they focus on the importance of cultural sensitivity and competence in research and intervention approaches and how to achieve it. Key Features Highlights the normative development and strengths of U.S. Latino populations * Elaborates on the heterogeneity of Latinos in that it does not assume that all Latino populations, and the contexts of their development, are identical. * Emphasizes on cultural sensitivity and competence at all levels* Focuses on the importance of cultural identity amongst Latinos and its contribution to healthy developmental outcomes.

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