- Provide at least two recommendations for how social workers can engage in practice with Hispanic children that supports and promotes basic human rights 3 three references
Provide research evidence in defense of the intervention(s)/model for addressing the Hispanic child’s problem(s) you have identified. 3 reference.
Hear is something to go by for the research evidence.
Explain your rationale for choosing this intervention(s)/model for practice with the Hispanic children identified in your case.
As the CPS social worker, the following resources can be addressed with the family to educate on the available services to assist and aide the family with the steps needed to apply for each of these if desired.Information provided varies depending on the state and available resources and requirements.
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)-this is a program that provide funds for financial assistance and related support services.With this service Isabella is able to be provided with services such as childcare assistance after she has the child and returns to school to allow the baby to attend daycare.Under the TANF service a program called TEA can be provided to assist Isabella with finances monthly to care for her child.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)- this program can be utilized to provide Isabella and family with food assistance and nutrition education.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)- is a program that provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.This service can be provided to Isabella during her pregnancy and until her child is approximately 6 weeks old and then the child will continue receiving these services until the age of 5.
Prenatal Care/Provider- CPS social worker can assist the family with finding a prenatal care provider and assist with transporting the child to and from the scheduled appointments.
Medicaid- is a program that provides insurance for Isabella to be able to attend doctor appointments, get ultrasounds, lab work and other needed appointments to ensure she has a healthy baby.
Support Group-CPS social worker can assist the family with locating programs such as teen pregnancy and parenting support groups and support groups for rape victims to allow Isabella to connect with individuals with similarities.
Counseling- CPS social worker can make referrals/recommendations for Isabella, her mother and brother to receive mental health services (family therapy, individual therapy, group therapy).This service would be recommended due to Isabella suffering from behavioral problems (with the attempt to gather information to see if these issues were pre-existing to her being raped and becoming pregnant or if it occurred after) , learning disorder (to see if other testing is needed or if this is related to diagnoses such as ADHD, combined type or some form of intellectual disability), anxiety and PTSD.It would be recommended for her mother receive this service due to her suffering from anxiety and depression.The brother could also receive these services due to the mother’s concerns as well as making sure that he has not been exposed to similar circumstances.Through services as such so the family can work on relationship strengthening, recognizing triggers of their anxiety, depression, and PTSD, process the traumatic event and discuss appropriate ways to cope with the real-life situation.
Child Birth Education Classes- CPS social worker can assist the family in finding local child birthing classes that will answer questions and assist Isabella through the process leading up to child birth.
Present the underlying tenants of the theoretical underpinnings of the intervention.
Keeping the baby- Within the Hispanic culture familism values is important.In families with high familism values it is more likely that the child will be kept within the home and the family member will assist in caring for the child. The lower the familism value the more difficult this would be.If Isabella decides to keep the child parenting classes
Adoption/foster care- If the family decides to put the child up for adoption the CPS social worker can assist the family with the process of placing their newborn up for adoption, the requirements, expectations and other important information about the process.
Adolescents right to confidential care-