The resources in this section present information on innovative and/or evidence-based practice strategies that can be used to facilitate culturally responsive practice with Latino and/or immigrant families.

Please note - References in this section were posted as part of a time-limited project and may not be up to date

A Summary of Practice Innovations and an Annotated Bibliography of research findings are available here. The categories below provide additional information and links to articles included in the annotated bibliography:

Culturally responsive assessment
Information on unique assessment issues as well as tools for conducting culturally responsive assessments.

Cultural mediator programs
Resources that address the use of lay community members or staff to provide education and outreach to Latino families within their communities.

Evidence-based parent training
Parent training programs that are evidence supported and have been developed or adapted to be culturally responsive for Latino families.

Evidence-based child welfare practice models
Child welfare practice models that are based on empirically supported practices, with an emphasis on those that have demonstrated promise in improving outcomes for Latino children and families.

Linguistically responsive services
Issues associated with the provision of linguistically responsive services and strategies to facilitate linguistically responsive services.

Adoptive/foster parent recruitment
Information and research findings on adoptive and/or foster parent recruitment strategies targeted to the Latino community.

Practice strategies with immigrant families
Information and practice toolkits/guidelines that specifically address the unique needs of immigrant children and families.

Cultural adaptation
Resources and guidelines for adapting materials and/or programs to ensure cultural responsiveness.