This course examines the family stress model to determine economic impact on alcohol use and drug use in Mexican American. It includes; explanation and use of Family Stress Model, familism as a source of resilience to economic and family stress processes. It measures: income, negative economic events, economic pressure, mother and father emotional distress, inter-parental conflict, poor parenting, substance use, and attitudinal familism.
This course is based on the article, Family Stress Processes and Drug and Alcohol Use by Mexican American Adolescents created by Monica J. Martin. PhD et al. in January of 2019.
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Monica J. Martin. PhD
Dr. Martin is an assistant profess or at Texas Tech University and her research examines the influence of economic disadvantage on the emotional and behavioral health of youth and families. Her work is published in multiple peer reviewed journals.
Rand D. Conger, PhD
Dr. Conger is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of California-Davis. He has done extensive research on social development and his worked has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals.
Richard W. Robins, PhD
Dr. Robbins is a professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California-Davis. Professor Robins' research focuses on: (a) the development of personality and its consequences for important life outcomes; (b) the nature and development of self-esteem and narcissism, (c) the regulation and expression of social/self-conscious emotions (pride, shame, guilt, contempt), and (d) the development of Mexican-origin youth. His work has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals.
L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Acknowledge the level of poverty of Mexican Americans compared to other groups.
Identify the way in which economic impacts affects the family and in turn substance use in children.
Summarize the impact of attitudinal familism.
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