At-Risk Student Populations. A Closer Look at Hispanic Immigrant Students Presentation compiled by: Jane Steiner. At-Risk Youth Defined. Not likely to finish high school Underachievement At-risk factors affect healthy lifestyles, attitudes, and academic progress
A Closer Look at Hispanic Immigrant Students
Presentation compiled by: Jane Steiner
-all members of the family experience new stressors that make daily tasks very challenging
avoiding taking part in family activities
spending a great deal of time alone in their room
being secretive about friends & activities
not communicating with parents & siblings
displaying attitudes and values different from family
resisting going to school or discussing school activities
arguing about everything
staying away from home as much as possibleAt-Risk BehaviorHome Perspective
1.-How can school counselors foster resiliency in these students to avoid negative outcomes?
2.-Why is it that students can face the same set of life circumstances and end with completely different outcomes as adults?
-students benefit academically and emotionally
-Contact, Disintegration, Reintegration, Pseudoindependence, Immersion, Autonomy
-Conformity, Dissonance, Resistance, Introspection, Integrative
2- What are the benefits of being White? What are the benefits of being a Black/minority person?
3- How have you benefited from White privilege? How have you benefited from being a Black/minority person?
4- From the stages of racial identity development, can you identify the stage that describes the phase where you find yourself at the present moment?
(Contact, Disintegration, Reintegration, Pseudoindependence, Immersion, Autonomy)Awareness Exercise
Mason, A. (1995). Around the world in 80 pages. Brookfield, CT: Copper Beech Books.
Spier, P. (1980). People. Doubleday, NY: Peter Spier.