Melvin Delgado is professor of social work and chair of the macropractice at Boston University. His previous books include Community Social Work Practice in the Urban Context, Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Settings, Alcohol Use/Abuse Among Latinos, Social Services in Latino Communities, and Latino Elders in the Twenty-first Century.
SECTION 1: Setting the Stage 1. Context Grounding 2. Demographic Profile, Trends & Commentary 3. Health, Social & Educational Needs Profile 4. Best Practices with Latinos SECTION 2: A Conceptual Foundation on Access, Culture, & Assets 5. Access Challenges to Service Delivery 6. Latino Cultural Values & Beliefs 7. A Cultural Assets Paradigm: A Conceptual Foundation 8. A Cultural Assets Paradigm: Practice Applications & Considerations 9. Epilogue