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Presentation
Empowering Latina immigrant youth through culturally relevant group work
Association for Specialists in Group Work (2014)
  • Amy Cook, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Laura Hayden, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Esmaeil Mahdavi, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Arthur McCann
Abstract

This session presents ways to implement a culturally sensitive intervention among Latina youth, incorporating life and academic skills and co-created physical activity. Discussion will focus on the application of youth empowerment to group work and promoting students’ personal and social responsibility. Sample lesson plans will be provided.

Keywords
  • Latinos,
  • group counseling
Disciplines
Publication Date
Winter February 9, 2014
Citation Information
Amy Cook, Laura Hayden, Esmaeil Mahdavi and Arthur McCann. "Empowering Latina immigrant youth through culturally relevant group work" Association for Specialists in Group Work (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/amy_cook/21/