Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

A community outreach program for Latino immigrant families: Increasing service utilization
by Meza, Jessica, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2013, 65; 1522587
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this project was to locate a potential funding source and write a grant that will provide peer led education to immigrant Latino families regarding mental health services. This project goal is to increase the utilization of services within their community. A search was conducted to locate an appropriate funder for the proposed program. Various areas needed to be addressed to identify an appropriate funder which included correlation of goals and visions between the purposed program and the funding source. In funding this program, The California Endowment was chosen as the outcomes align with the goals of the program which include but are not limited to "health-home," decreasing youth violence and improving youth development. The goals for this program are to provide education to immigrant Latino families about mental health in an environment that is comfortable and non-threatening. This program will also provide various resources that will facilitate the services that are needed within this population.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Brocato, Jo
Commitee: Glezakos, Agathi, Santhiveeran, Janaki
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Social Work
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 51/05M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Social psychology, Social work, Individual & family studies, Hispanic American studies
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Publication Number: 1522587
ISBN: 9781303019999
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