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2-Part Webinar Series on the Intersection of Traditional Medicine and Behavioral Health in the Latinx Community

This is a two-part webinar series.

Traditional Healing Part 1: Integrating Curanderismo in Behavioral Health: Addressing Body, Mind & Spirit
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
2:00pm-3:30pm ET

This Webinar will emphasize Curanderismo, the art of traditional medicine, practiced in many parts of the USA, Mexico, Latin America and several countries around the world. The Webinar will explore an integrative approach to traditional medicine featuring demonstrations that incorporate Curanderismo with various traditional and holistic health techniques. Curanderismo will be described with its influences and history. Some of the methods and techniques of the usage of medicinal plants and rituals and their integration into behavioral health addressing body, mind and spirit/energy will be discussed. Video snippets of well know healers from the U.S., Mexico, Afro-Cuba, and Afro-Puerto Rico will demonstrate healing modalities such as medicinal plants for the nervous system; ventosas/fire cupping, limpias espirituales/energeticas/spiritual/energetic cleansings; risaterapia/laugh therapy and temazcal/sweat lodge. At the conclusion of this Webinar, you will appreciate that to be healthy, you should have a balance of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels.

Traditional Healing Part 2: Understanding Latino Cultural Health Behaviors and the Role of Women
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
2:00pm-3:30pm ET

Community Centered Emergency Room Project a program of Social Model Recovery Systems aims to highlight the connection between culture and health-seeking behaviors while focusing in the role women play in family health decisions making. Our focus group findings show that women are the pillars of health and transcend generational/gender believes. Our focus group also sought to include the health-seeking behaviors of adults age 50+ as well as youth to better understand how they use medications and if there is a preference

Starts: May. 14, 2019 6:00 pm
Ends: May. 14, 2019 7:30 pm
Registration Deadline
May 21, 2019
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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