This report tells how KIDS COUNT advocates in Nebraska, Wisconsin and Washington used solid data, leadership and citizen engagement to spur race-based legislation and community change. It is the first installment in the 5-part Race for Results Case Study series, which explores the intersection of kids, race and opportunity in America. (Author abstract)
This brief provides an overview of the history of Muslims in the United States and discusses cultural nuances to keep in mind when working with Muslim families. Drawing from experts in the field, it provides culturally appropriate tips for integration of healthy communication, conflict resolution, and parenting skills into existing service delivery models.
This discussion guide provides a resource to help guide participants and facilitators through a one-day community conversation. It offers a framework for holding a successful and productive conversation. The discussion guide includes: discussion questions, sample views about mental health, process suggestions, facilitator tips, and individual and community follow-up steps. (Author abstract modified)
This planning guide provides tools to help people hold a one-day community conversation. Includes information for planning conversations, recruiting and training facilitators, recruiting conversation participants, and identifying steps participants may want to take in order to raise awareness about mental health and promote access to mental health services. (Author abstract modified)
Proporciona herramientas para ayudar a las personas a organizar un conversatorio comunitario de un día. Incluye información para la planificación de los conversatorios, el reclutamiento y la capacitación de facilitadores, el reclutamiento de participantes en el debate y la identificación de medidas que pueden tomar los participantes para crear conciencia sobre la salud mental y promover el acceso a los servicios de salud mental. (Author abstract)
Proporciona un recurso para guiar a los participantes y facilitadores en un conversatorio comunitario de un día. La guía de discusión ofrece una estructura para llevar a cabo un conversatorio exitoso y productivo. La guía de discusión incluye:-Preguntas para el debate-Ejemplos de puntos de vista sobre la salud mental-Sugerencias para el proceso-Consejos para el facilitador-Pasos de seguimiento individual y comunitario (Author abstract)
This fact sheet explores how gender roles and expectations impact couple interaction, family decision-making, and perspectives on marital satisfaction. Background information is provided on traditional gender roles and behaviors in the United States and attitudes of men and women toward gender roles. Trends revealing Americans are moving away from patriarchal marriages are discussed, as well as findings from studies that indicate more decision-making by women, the impact of gender role expectations on relationships, and differences in Hispanic and African American couples. Graphs compare…
This issue of a newsletter for child welfare workers in Colorado describes strategies for developing a rapport with families from other cultures, fathers, and teens. The articles review the importance of client-worker collaboration to the success of assessments and services. Professionals who are working with culturally diverse families are advised to learn about values and experiences from a variety of resources, including parents themselves. Cultural differences should be respected and integrated into treatment when appropriate. Techniques for including fathers in casework include…