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Acculturation, Trauma & Mental Health Services for Hispanic and Latinos

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Boston College

Corcoran Commons, Heights Room Campanella Way

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

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We want to recognize and address the intersection between acculturation, trauma and mental health among Hispanic and Latino populations.

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The National Hispanic and Latino MHTTC presents the Symposium: Acculturation, Trauma & Mental Health Services for Hispanic and Latino Communities in collaboration with Community Services Institute, Boston University School of Social Work and Boston College School of Social Work. The focus of the event is to recognize and address the intersection between acculturation, trauma and mental health among Hispanic and Latino populations. During this event, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the main cultural idioms of distress and values within Hispanic and Latino communities' that may influence help-seeking behaviors and engagement in mental health services.
  • Address the intersection between trauma experiences and acculturation among Hispanic and Latino populations
  • Describe trauma-informed mental health services and their implications for Hispanic and Latino cultures

The experts in the mental health field will share their experiences and research findings addressing disparities in service provision to Hispanic and Latino Populations living in the United States.

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Corcoran Commons, Heights Room Campanella Way

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