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Religious worship and church activities are part of Latino cultural socialization.
Without cultural awareness, social workers contribute to oppression when working with clients from other cultures.
While many Latinos are Catholic, one should not assume all families are Catholic or particularly devout.
Some Latinos believe in spirits and folk healing, termed curanderismo.
This process results in changed attitudes, values, and behaviors (Garrison et al., 1999). For example, Latino women may more easily find work than do Latino men, which can reverse traditional dynamics of males as providers.
Children often adapt to the new culture more quickly and are adept at learning the language, which may result in children assisting their parents in “adult” tasks.