Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 July 2017

352 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190684792

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Social Work with Latinos

Social, Economic, Political, and Cultural Perspectives

Second Edition

Melvin Delgado

  • Features an up-to-date demographic profile, including projections that focus on key factors of significance for the social work profession.
  • Identifies the rewards and challenges for the development of social work interventions (micro, mezzo, macro) focused on Latinos.
  • Provides an updated conceptual foundation from which to develop social work strategies for outreach, engagement, service-provision, and evaluation.
  • Uses a series of case illustrations to highlight how cultural competency/humility can unfold to better reach this population group.
  • Grounds the Latino experience within a social, economic, cultural, and political context.
  • Offers a series of recommendations for social work education, research and practice.