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Parenting by Men Who BatterNew Directions for Assessment and Intervention$
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Jeffrey L. Edleson and Oliver J. Williams

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195309034

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309034.001.0001

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Latino Fathers in Recovery

Latino Fathers in Recovery

Chapter:
(p.131) 8 Latino Fathers in Recovery
Source:
Parenting by Men Who Batter
Author(s):

Ricardo Carrillo

Jerry Tello

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309034.003.0008

This chapter describes pioneering work with Latino men in California who batter. The chapter discusses efforts to reconnect these men to positive concepts of parenting and manhood which are indigenous to Latino culture. Latino fathers have indicated that many public-welfare program requirements are at best confusing to them. In many cases, these programs create additional barriers to the fulfillment of Latino men's fatherhood responsibilities. For programs to fully understand essential values of the Latino population, it is imperative to explore the issues of cultural identity, language, the extended family system, immigration, the work ethic, self-sufficiency, and internalized oppression that impact the involvement of Latino fathers in their recovery process and their involvement with their children.

Keywords:   fatherhood, California, manhood, Latino men, extended family system

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