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Cultural competence in the assessment of poor Mexican families in the rural southeastern United States.

  title={Cultural competence in the assessment of poor Mexican families in the rural southeastern United States.},
  author={Tina U. Hancock},
  journal={Child welfare},
  volume={84 5},
Increasing numbers of poor Mexican immigrant families are settling in the rural southeastern United States. Most of these families are from isolated agrarian communities in Mexico and are headed by unskilled laborers or displaced farm workers with little education. Child welfare workers and other service providers in rural communities may be poorly prepared to address the needs of this population. This article provides an overview of the cultural, social, and family dynamics of first generation… 
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