The Challenge of Participatory Research: Preventing Alcohol-related Problems in Ethnic Communities

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Phyllis Ann Langton
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, 1995 - Social Science - 459 pages
This compelling volume, resulting from a working group on the subject, offers both theoretical and practical applications related to the field of alcohol prevention research and its responsiveness to the pressing concerns of this country's diverse ethnic and racial communities. Throughout the volume, the concepts of participatory research, cultural competence, cultural sensitivity, and community provide anchors for the discussion. Ethnic communities included in the report include American Indians and Alaska Natives, Hispanics, African Americans and Black Americans, and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Illustrated.

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Page 49 - ... religious ideals, habits of thinking, artistic expressions, and patterns of social and interpersonal relationships" (Hodge, Struckmann, & Trost, 1975; Lum, 1999, p.
Page 48 - Culture is the shared values, norms, traditions, customs, arts, history, folklore, and institutions of a group of people.
Page 48 - Greene (1982) defines ethnic competence as "being able to conduct one's professional work in a way that is congruent with the behavior and expectations that members of a distinctive culture recognize as appropriate among themselves
Page 237 - The Surgeon General's Workshop on Drunk Driving: Background Papers. Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services, 207-223, 1989b.
Page 317 - Drinking patterns and alcohol problems in a national sample of US Hispanics.
Page 6 - This requires a willingness and ability to draw on community-based values, traditions, and customs and to work with knowledgeable persons of and from the community in developing focused interventions, communications and other supports.
Page 132 - Olandi (1992, p. vi) defines cultural competence as: ...a set of academic and interpersonal skills that allow individuals to increase their understanding and appreciation of cultural differences and similarities within, among, and between groups.
Page 105 - The preparation of this paper was supported in part by grants from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (AA08302) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (DA0337l).
Page 240 - N., eds. Behavioral Health Issues Among American Indians. American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, Monograph, No. 1.
Page 237 - May, PA Alcohol abuse and alcoholism among American Indians: An overview. In: Watts, TD, and Wright, R., eds. Alcoholism in Minority Populations. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, 1989u.

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