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    In-language services

  1. Substance Use, Domestic Violence and Latinos and Latinas: Examining the Intersections

    Between 20% and 25% of Latinas will experience domestic violence (DV) during their lifetime, and 1 in 20 in the previous 12 months. Immigrant women (including Latinas) who are married are more likely to experience DV than unmarried women. A study that included 2,000 Latinas found 63.1% of women identified being victimized in their lifetime....
  2. Familia Adelante: A Substance Use Prevention and Stress Reduction Program for Latino Adolescents

    Description: Familia Adelante (FA) consists of twelve English or Spanish language, 90-minute modules for at-risk youth (age 10-14) and their parents. Trained promotoras or other paraprofessionals can become certified facilitators of the FA program. Familia Adelante addresses the impact of acculturative stress on Latino communities and equips Latino-serving organizations with a psycho-educational curriculum that helps...
  3. Health Insurance Enrollment Glossary in 12 Asian and Pacific Islander Languages

    In response to the need for a more accessible, translated glossary of health insurance-related terms, Action for Health Justice (AHJ) created this glossary of health insurance enrollment terms in English and the following 12 Asian and Pacific Islander languages: Burmese Chinese (Traditional) Chuukese Hindi Hmong Khmer Korean Laotian Marshallese Tagalog...
  4. A Study of Tobacco-Related Health Disparities in Hispanic/Latino Subpopulations

    As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Legacy released a ground breaking study produced in collaboration with Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) entitled: “Legacy Latino College Health Initiative: A Study of Tobacco-Related Health Disparities in Hispanic/Latino Subpopulations.” No research effort to-date had focused exclusively on drilling down tobacco use...
  5. Parent Empowerment through Advocating for Change and Education

    NNEDLearn 2014 Participant: New Mexico Asian Family Center Description: The Parent Empowerment through Advocating for Change and Education (PEACE) program was started to increase the capacity of systems serving the Asian community in order to contribute to a thriving Asian community in New Mexico; promote Asian families’ knowledge, access, and empowerment;...
  6. Montgomery Cares Behavioral Health Program: Integrated Behavioral Health Services In Primary Care Settings

    NNEDLearn 2014 Participant: Primary Care Coalition Description: The goal of the Montgomery Cares Behavioral Health Program (MCBHP) is to establish an evidence-based collaborative care model that provides behavioral health care to Montgomery Cares patients in the primary care setting. The Primary Care Coalition’s behavioral health staff is composed of bilingual care managers—licensed...
  7. Evaluación e Intervención en Español: Teaching Clinical Social Work in Spanish

    The University of Texas at El Paso have developed a new graduate elective in the Master of Social Work (MSW) degree program called Evaluación e Intervención en Español (Assessment and Intervention in Spanish). This class, taught entirely in Spanish, is designed to train Spanish-speaking MSW students in culturally and linguistically competent...
  8. Latino Voices: The Impacts of Crime and Criminal Justice Policies on Latinos

    Latino Voices is a report on Latino experiences with crime and the criminal justice system in California. The report is available in English and Spanish. Here are some statistics from the report: Victims of Crime Latinos are murdered twice as much as whites in California — and more by strangers. Latinos...
  9. Hispanic Community Health Study Data Book

    The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute have released a summary of medical research results of the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) to the communities and participants from the largest health study of Hispanic/Latino populations in the United States. The HCHS/SOL is a multi-center epidemiologic study in Hispanic/Latino populations designed...