Date: 5/10/2017, 9:00 am—12:00 pm
County: Alameda County
Sponsor: Fred Finch Youth & Family Services
This half-day workshop will provide an overview on understanding the cultural context of working with Latino families and addiction. Focus will be on review of addiction and how it impacts the Latino family. Discussion will cover the correlation with addiction and several factors, including racism, microaggressions and oppression. Included in the discussion of stresses for Latino families will be the fear of deportation. Strategies and approaches will be described in order to work effectively with Latino families and addiction.