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Culturally Responsive Programs to Improve Access to Mental Health Services to Hispanics/Latinx Community
October 14, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
This one and half-hour online session will focus on culturally responsive programmatic efforts to improve access and utilization of behavioral health services among the Hispanic/Latinx community. The session will describe how these programs and strategies reduce disparities by addressing often cited barriers and promote behavioral health equity. The concept of cultural brokering and its use in across settings will be discussed and considerations and implementation of community mental health navigator programs will be described. This session will also outline lessons learned from implementation and recommendations for future work.
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.