Contemporary Chicana/o/x Families: A Chicanx Psychology Course - Series #3

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Contemporary Chicana/o/x Families: A Chicanx Psychology Course - Series #3

This course will explore the psychology of the Chicana/o/x family.

By Institute of Chicana/o Psychology

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September 14 · 4pm - October 19 · 5:30pm PDT



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6 week online class

Class begins Sept. 14th. Classes on Thursdays for six 6:00pm-7:30pm CDT (4:00 - 5:30pm PACIFIC TIME)

The Institute has an on-going series in Chicana/o/x Psychology This course is Series #3 and will explore the psychology of the Chicana/o/x family. The role and influence of the family system on psychological development of Chicana/o/x individuals is of significant importance historically and currently. During this 6 week class we will examine how cultural, social, and historical influences impact the current state of Chicana/o/x family development and well-being.

This will be a Zoom event ( Participants will receive their Zoom link to the class 30 minutes before each session.

Sept. 14th – History and development of the Chicana/o/x family

Sept. 21st – Form and Function of Familismo

Sept. 28th – Marriage, couples, relationships (and parenting)

Oct. 05th – Chicana/o/x LGBTQ couples and families

Oct. 12th – Religious and Spiritual Family Rituals/Traditions

Oct. 19th – Elderly Chicano families

No external readings and no exams. Participants will be required to respond to what they learned in each session via an evaluation. The classes will be recorded and the recorded sessions will be available for one week after the live date. So, participants may still receive credit if they view and respond to the evaluation of each session.

The cost for the entire series is $70.

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About the organizer

The Institute of Chicana/o Psychology is an organization that provides community workshops, mental health training, and consultation services. Community workshops on various topics of Chicana/o Psychology related to strengthening and improving the wellness of the Chicana/o community. Mental health trainings are designed for mental health professionals. Consultation is offered to organizations who wish to improve their services to the Chicana/o and Latina/o commmunity. This includes those who wish to increase their knowledge of the current social/psychological issues affecting the Chicana/o community.