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Addiction and Recovery: Cultural Elements in Working with Hispanic, Latino/a and Latinx/e Populations

Addiction and Recovery:  Cultural Elements in Working with Hispanic, Latino/a and Latinx/e Populations
April 17, 2024    9:00am- 4:00pm CT
Northwestern State University
Learn how Cultural Change can impact Substance Use Disorders and Recovery in Hispanic, Latino/a, and Latinx/e individuals, families, and communities.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify and address barriers faced by Hispanic, Latinos/as, Latinx/e communities and service providers regarding access, quality of care, and readiness for treatment and recovery.
  2. Explain the relationship between culture and the continuum of care.
  3. Understand the impact of immigration and migration on mental health, addiction, and family dynamics.
  4. Identify approaches to integrating culture into your practice.

Trainer: Haner Hernández, Ph.D., CPS, CADCII, LADCI

Dr. Hernández is Puerto Rican, bilingual and has worked for over 36 years in the health and human service field developing, implementing, and evaluating culturally and linguistically intelligent youth and adult health prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery support programs.

This event is in partnership with SSW ATTC Educational Consortium member, Northwestern State University. This event is for students, faculty, and partners of NSU only. It is not a public event. 

Starts: Apr. 17, 2024 9:00 am
Ends: Apr. 17, 2024 4:00 pm
Event Type
Face-to-Face Training
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