"For the dream of being here, one sacrifices...": voices of immigrant mothers in a home visiting program.

@article{Paris2008ForTD,
  title={"For the dream of being here, one sacrifices...": voices of immigrant mothers in a home visiting program.},
  author={Ruth Paris},
  journal={The American journal of orthopsychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={78 2},
  pages={141-51}
}
Fourteen Latina immigrants participating in an innovative home visiting program for mothers of infants and young children at risk of child maltreatment were interviewed about their experiences coming to the United States, conditions they were living in after arriving, and perceptions of the intervention. Findings from the qualitative analyses detail rich, descriptive information regarding the struggles and adaptations of the immigrant mothers and families. Poverty in home countries propelled… CONTINUE READING