Session 3: Delivering Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Care in a Mental Health Setting
Providing Supportive Mental Health Services to Refugee and Immigrant Communities is the final session of the larger series Delivering Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Care in a Community Mental Health Setting. The goal of this series is to enhance treatment through meaningful therapeutic services via interpretation including how to be culturally appropriate with an emphasis on ethical considerations.
Please see Session 3 information below:
Session 3: Providing Supportive Mental Health Services to Refugee and Immigrant Communities
By the end of this session, the learner will be able to:
- Examine three ways healthcare professionals can address mental health among ethnically diverse patients and families.
- Identify a Trauma-Informed Framework for delivering care to refugee and immigrant communities and apply three elements of the model using case scenarios.
- Describe three stressors that refugees face during their migration process, with specific attention to pandemic challenges.
- State at least one stigma associated with delivery of mental health care in refugee and immigrant communities.
- Identify three resources for mental health providers to learn about refugee and immigrant communities.
Funding for this initiative was made possible by grant no. 6H79TI080816 and grant no. 5UR1TI080208-03 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.