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Tag: Cultural competence

Culturally Appropriate Mental Health Care to Address American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Mental Health Disparities

Published: 08/06/2018
August 6, 2018 Sean A. Bear, BA, CADC Co-Director, National American Indian and Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center Originally posted  in the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities blog, In the Spotlight Non-Hispanic American Indian and Native American (AI/AN) adults and children are at greater risk than all other racial groups of […]
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You Don’t Have To Be a Latino to Provide Services to Latino Populations: Enhancing Transcultural Mental Health Care

Published: 11/17/2017
December 4, 2017 Emily Maynard, PhD Post-doctoral fellow University of California, Santa Barbara Three facts you need to know about Latinos and mental health care in the United States: Eighteen percent of the U.S. population is Hispanic or Latino (56.6 million) (US Census Bureau, 2016) Only 5% of American psychologists are Hispanic or Latino (American […]
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Cultural competence and organizational change: Meet the researcher, Dr. Erick Guerrero

Published: 10/18/2017
October 15, 2017 Maureen Fitzgerald ATTC Network Office Great Lakes ATTC NIATx Photo credit:Shutterstock National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) celebrates Hispanic and Latino heritage and the countless ways that Hispanics and Latinos have contributed to the arts, sports, literature and science. And in behavioral health, Hispanic and Latino researchers and scientists are among […]
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