Pastoral Care And Counseling With Latino/As [NOOK Book]

Overview

The Latino population is a pastorally challenging polyculture. This diversity requires spiritual caregivers to approach every Hispanic individual with humbleness. "Cada persona es un mundo," "every person is a world," says Montilla.

To equip professionals in ministry for their ministry with and for Latino/as, Montilla centers his presentation on families and rituals at the heart and soul of the Hispanic community as the key to caregiving. In that context he unfolds a variegated ...

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Pastoral Care And Counseling With Latino/As

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Overview

The Latino population is a pastorally challenging polyculture. This diversity requires spiritual caregivers to approach every Hispanic individual with humbleness. "Cada persona es un mundo," "every person is a world," says Montilla.

To equip professionals in ministry for their ministry with and for Latino/as, Montilla centers his presentation on families and rituals at the heart and soul of the Hispanic community as the key to caregiving. In that context he unfolds a variegated picture of the particular cultural guideposts for Latinas and Latinos in the U.S. today, especially their symbols and rituals, attitudes toward health and healing, abiding faith, and contemporary quest for creative agency and dignity. He closes by exploring pastoral strategies with issues of discrimination and racism, and contemporary issues in providing pastoral counseling with Latinas and Latinos.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451416404
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/1/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 286 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 4, 2006

    Informative and Pragmative Text on Counseling Latinos/as

    R. Esteban Montilla and Ferney Medina have created a comprehensive guide for Pastoral Care and Counseling with Latinas and Latinos. Through use of Biblical references and metaphors, the authors lay the foundation for an intricate discussion of pastoral caregiving and spiritual guidance. By exploring the roots of Latino culture through historical retrospection and the emergence of a multiethnic and pluricultural Latino society, the authors reveal the complexity that exists within this multicultural community. They discuss the pillars of Latino culture¿the family and religion¿as two inherently connected aspects of life. The integration of the two lends to a healthy and successful helping relationship. The family is the building block of Latino culture, as the authors detail, and is the source that community members gather their strength from. The value of family is emphasized, as well as how Latinos care and respect for their loved ones. The authors discuss the importance of a religious involvement for families and how the spiritual realm in a point of connection for family members. Spiritual guidance is also how Latino families deal with problems and instills faith in the future. The authors explore how Latinos have diverse expressions of faith and that each person¿s relationship with religion is an intimate and transcendent experience. The chapters discuss appropriate clinical helping skills and cultural competence by recognizing the importance of spirituality in Latinos¿ lives and how the family structure and daily life is influenced by this connection to a high power. Montilla and Medina have created an informative and pragmatic text on an under-recognized helping and healing paradigm¿the integration of spirituality into the counseling relationship. Being involved with families on the most intimate of levels and joining their healing process reveals the very deep and meaningful helping relationship of pastoral caregivers, rooted in spiritual togetherness. Patricia Arredondo, Ed.D. President American Counseling Association

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