DEMOGRAPHICSAccording to the 2000 United According to the 2010 UnitedStates census States CensusLatinos/as make up 12.5% of the U.S population (2000 Census) This does not include undocumented and illegal migrants. It is projected that by the year 2100 Latinos/as will make up 1/3 of the U.S.
LATINOS/A WHOSE ROOTS ARE INMEXICO , CUBA ,PUERTO RICO , ANDCENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICASMexican Descent 20 Million 64 percentPuerto Ricans 3.4 Million 10 percentCubans 1.2 million 4 PercentSouth and Central 3.1 million 10 percentAmericans
WHAT IS LATINO/A AND HISPANIChttp://youtu.be/Jrowk04bqZMhttp://youtu.be/ludlEi3EQNo
FAMILIALISMO Maintaining a close connection to the family. Latinos/Hispanics in general are socialized to value: Cohesiveness Cooperativeness with other family members The close relationships are typically developed across immediate and extended family members, as well as close friends of the family
EMPHASIS ON INTERDEPENDENCEAND COOPERATION OR SIMPATICO What does it Mean Latinos/HispanicsEmphasizes the importance Might not feelof being polite andpleasant, even in the face of comfortable openlystress and adversity. expressing disagreement withAvoidance of Hostile a service providerconfrontation is important. or treatment plan.
EMPHASIS ON THE WORTH ANDDIGNITY OF THE INDIVIDUAL ORPERSONALISMO The valuing and building of interpersonal relationships. Unlike in mainstream America where respect is earned through achievement, status or wealth Latino/a culture merits respect by the very fact of his or her own humanity. Personalismo encourages the development of warm and friendly relationships.
VALUE OF CHILDREN Reflects the value that Latino/Hispanic families place on children. Parents are often affectionate with their children However in some homes children are to be seen and not heard
MARIANISMO A gender specific value that applies to Latinas. Encourages Latinas to use the Virgin Mary as a role model of the ideal woman. Latinas are encouraged to be spiritually strong, morally superior, nurturing and self sacrificing. Latino youth are to remain virgins until they get married.
MACHISMO Gender specific value that applies to LatinosRefers to a mans responsibility to provide for , protect, defend his family
RESPETO Deference to authority or a more hierarchical relationship orientationEmphasizes the importance of setting clear boundaries and knowing ones place of respect in hierarchical relationship
RELIGION & SPIRITUALITYRefers to the critical role that faith plays in everyday life Focus on spirituality and the life of the spiritFatalistic acceptance of life as it existsTime Orientation toward the present
WORKING WITH LATINO/ACLIENTS http://youtu.be/kRfOYVPIKlE