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Family Therapy: A Culturally Sensitive Modality When Working With Immigrant Latino Families
July 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
This 90-minute online session will discuss concepts and skills related to family therapy as well as the cultural values that may be incorporated into therapy with Latino children and adolescents. The speakers will discuss a case that illustrates the application of structural family therapy with a young Mexican girl and their family using active listening, play therapy, cultural elements of familismo, spirituality, and personalismo in treatment provision. Challenges encountered during engagement and treatment with the client and their family will be described as well as resources and recommendations for those challenges.
Who should attend? This is an intermediate-level workshop designed for mental health providers, school mental health providers, and school administrators.