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Clinical Applications of Cultural Elements: Engaging and Treating the Hispanic and Latino Client

June 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The goal of this webinar is to increase the awareness and abilities of mental health care providers in their use of cultural elements by promoting the use of culturally appropriate formulations when treating Latinx presenting with psychological and mental health disorders.  The information is informed by current research findings on the impact of cultural factors on the assessment and treatment of mental health disorders and on the therapeutic relationship.

Module Goal:  This module will provide training on best practices in the engagement and treatment phase of mental health treatment with the Hispanic and Latino client.

Module Objectives:

1. Identify three cultural elements that inform mental health assessment and treatment interventions with Hispanic and Latino individuals;
2. List and discuss at least two specific evidence-based interventions and techniques in Latino mental health
3. Demonstrate two culturally informed assessment and treatment techniques shown to be effective with Latino clients.
Who should attend? This is an intermediate level workshop designed for mental health providers including psychologists, clinical social workers, mental health counselors, and graduate level students in the mental health field.




Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network