¿Quién soy YO? Who am I?. A presentation by: Jessica Contreras, LGSW Alfredo Santiago. ¿Quién soy YO?. Welcome Who are we talking about anyway? Activity What we’ve learned in our practice. Discussion on risk factors and Latino Males a. Family composition b. Coping in a new country
A presentation by:
Jessica Contreras, LGSW
a. Family composition
b. Coping in a new country
c. School attachment
d. Ethnic identity
Who are we talking about
Coping in a new country
Idealization of Whites & Whiteness
Denigration of Latinos & Latino Culture.
2. Rejection of White culture.
Beginning of search for Latino culture.
3. Withdrawal into Latino world.
Embracing of stereotypical image of a Latino.
Denigration of Whiteness.
4. Internally defined positive Latino identity.
Transcendence of racism.
Acceptance of positive aspects of White Culture.Latino Ethnic Identity Development(modified from “Black Racial Identity Dev’t”)