This course examines the risk of alcohol problems and consequences among Hispanic and African American men. It discusses, disparities, socioeconomic status, and discrimination as they pertain to alcohol use. It includes: theoretical rationale and specific aims, past-year alcohol consumption, past-year alcohol problems, perceived prejudice and unfair treatment, drinking norms, neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage, and demographic variables.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Poor, Persecuted, Young, and Alone-Toward Explaining the Elevated Risk of Alcohol Problems Among Black and Latino Men Who Drink created by Sarah E. Zemore, PhD and Yu Yea, MA in 2016.
2016 Jun 2016
Course Material Authors
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Sarah E. Zemore, PhD
Sara Zemore is a senior scientist at the Alcohol Research Group, Emeryville, California and an instructor at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health. He research interests include the roles of race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and gender in the epidemiology of alcohol problems; treatment seeking and efficacy; AA and other mutual help groups; peer helping. Her work has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals.
Yu Yea, MA
Yu Yea is a biostatiscian with the Alcohol Research Group, Emeryville, CA. His experitse is in Statistical modeling of multilevel, longitudinal and panel data, evaluation of causality and selection bias, relative risk and attributable fraction estimates of acute event such as injury. His work has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals.
L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Acknowledge Black and Hispanic males are at greater risk for alcohol dependence and experience greater alcohol consequences than White males.
Identify predictors of alcohol dependence among Hispanic and Black males.
Summarize Alcohol disparities in Black and Hispanic males vs White males.
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