Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Crossing the border: Providing mental health services to the undocumented: A grant writing project
by Perez, Karla, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2012, 63; 1517760
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this project is to develop and fund a program that provides mental health services to undocumented parents and their children who have experienced separation as a result of immigration (or deportation). The goal of the project was to improve the psychological well-being of undocumented Latino families. Clinica Monsenor Oscar A. Romero (CMOAR) located in Los Angeles, California, was the agency selected as the focus of this project.

An extensive literature review was conducted to examine the need of undocumented immigrant families in the United States. The knowledge gained through the literature assisted the grant writer in developing a grant that specifically meets the needs of the immigrant families. After researching public and private potential funding sources. The California Wellness Foundation was identified as the best fit considering their goals were aligned with the mission of CMOAR.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Santhiveeran, Janaki
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 51/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Mental health, Social work, Hispanic American studies
Publication Number: 1517760
ISBN: 978-1-267-47387-5
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