Advocacy and Communication Perhaps the most urgent priority in the realm of Latina sexual and reproductive health is the need to communicate information more effectively to policymakers and program leaders. Provide School-Wide Support to Hispanic Students and Their Families —Hispanic students often encounter unacceptably high rates of institutional barriers such as discrimination and little access to staff resources that can impede their progress at school. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences ; 22 3: A guidance counselor described her reluctance in this way:. Also available in [ PDF ] format.
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Opportunities for Action: Addressing Latina Sexual and Reproductive Health
School staff A total of 13 school personnel participated in the study see Table 1. The study of culture, ethnicity, and race in American psychology. Effective programs should also involve young Latino men in discussing gender roles and communication within relationships. Subitem scores were then summed to obtain item scores, ranging from 0 always okay to 6 never okay. Key factors in Latina adolescents' health include the following: You see that in all students, but I see it a little more with the Latinos. I do not want her, for any reasonto stop attending college.