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Cultural Competence in Substance Abuse Services
Resources on cultural competence issues in providing substance abuse services.
Building Effective Working Relationships Across Culturally and Ethnically Diverse Communities
Hosley, Gensheimer, & Yang
Child Welfare, 82(2), 2003
Describes two mental health and substance abuse prevention service models that built a diverse collaborative team and focused on culturally appropriate services.
A Collaborative Approach to Healing Substance Abuse and Child Neglect in an Urban American Indian Community
Bussey & Lucero
Protecting Children, 20(4), 2005
Identifies culturally relevant practices to assist American Indian families involved with the child welfare system and experiencing substance abuse issues.
Exploring the Mental Health Needs of American Indian Children and Families: Site Visits to Two Tribal Communities
National Indian Child Welfare Association (2002)
Explores services provided by tribal programs, including a substance abuse treatment program that uses family-centered systems of care, interagency collaboration, and cultural competency techniques.
Intersecting Child Welfare, Substance Abuse, and Family Violence: Culturally Competent Approaches
Fong, Hendricks, & McRoy (2006)
Reviews the literature and provides statistics on substance abuse and family violence, explores the intersection of these issues in four different ethnic communities, and recommends ways to create culturally competent services to address these issues.
"Pueblo de Apoyo" = "Village of Support": Abandoned Infants Assistance Program: Final Project Report
Bienvenidos Children's Center (2000)
A program in Los Angeles, CA, providing support to Hispanic mothers infected with HIV by developing networks of support in order to prevent infant abandonment. Components include intake and assessment, case planning, in-home and center-based comprehensive services, and collaboration with other community agencies.