Events

Understanding the Diverse Identities of Hispanic and Latino Populations

The H/LBHCoE has teamed up with the Pew Hispanic Research Center to conduct a virtual training on the diversity and behavioral health needs of Latinos in the US. Presenters will discuss how different groups within Hispanic and Latine communities may self-identify, pertinent socio-demographic factors to their mental health, and associated processes such as acculturation and assimilation. Recommended person-centered assessment questions and approaches when working Hispanic and Latine individuals will also be discussed.

Meet Our Center | Hispanic Latino Behavioral Health Center of Excellence

Join us for the official launch event of the Hispanic/Latino Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (H/LBH CoE). As part of this virtual event, the center's team will be present to discuss its mission, focus areas and services aimed at advancing behavioral health equity for Hispanic and Latine communities. The H/LBH CoE's new official webpage will […]

Understanding the Diverse Identities of Hispanic and Latino Populations

The H/LBHCoE has teamed up with the Pew Hispanic Research Center to conduct a virtual training on the diversity and behavioral health needs of Latinos in the US. Presenters will discuss how different groups within Hispanic and Latine communities may self-identify, pertinent socio-demographic factors to their mental health, and associated processes such as acculturation and […]

Nurturing Mentoring Relationships among Hispanic and Latine Behavioral Health Trainees and Providers

Mentoring relationships play a pivotal role in cultivating the personal and professional development of behavioral health professionals. In the context of cultural nuances and diverse backgrounds, mentors provide a vital bridge, offering insights and guidance into how to effectively navigate the complexities of mental health settings while addressing the unique challenges that come with being […]

Understanding and Identifying Teenage Dating Violence in Hispanic and Latine Communities

In this presentation, participants will explore the intricate landscape of teenage dating violence within Hispanic and Latine communities. Attendees will uncover the cultural nuances that influence relationship dynamics, including traditional values and gender roles. Throughout the session, participants will learn to recognize warning signs, both behavioral and physical, specific to this demographic, while addressing the […]

Care-to-Share NC Network

As part of this Care-to-Share NC Network hybrid event presenters will discuss integration of methods of community-engaged scholarship with the field of Developmental Science. Participants will discuss the opportunities of this integration, hear lessons from scholars seasoned in this work, learn about new collaborations from the viewpoint of community partners and emerging scholars and try out tools […]

Introduction to the National Enhanced CLAS Standards: Understanding Disparities and Building Health Equity (Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services)

In collaboration with Central East (HH Region 3) ATTC  This training will explore the development of disparities in the US and their impacts on marginalized and racialized communities. Utilizing a social justice framework the participants will learn about building health equity, cultural humility, and community engagement. This training will center the Enhanced CLAS Standards, Cultural […]

"Conductas de Suicidio en la Juventud Latina"

As part of this presentation, aspects related to the prevention, evaluation, and intervention of suicidal behaviors in Hispanic and Latine populations are addressed and defined, with special attention to cultural factors that may influence the risk or protection of suicide for Hispanic and Latine youth. Culturally sensitive intervention practices for this population will also be […]

988 Listening Sessions

Two groups of 25 Hispanic/Latine college students will participate in listening sessions designed to provide orientation on 988 services. These sessions will facilitate discussions and address inquiries related to the scope and beneficiaries of 988 services in collaboration with SAMHSA's 988 and Behavioral Health Crisis Coordinating Office.   *This is a closed event offered through SAMHSA's 988 […]

Expanding the Legacy of Latina Leaders in the Behavioral Health Field: Insights and Recommendations

It is widely documented that Latinas are underrepresented in leadership positions. Latinas face the challenges attached to being a woman and being a woman from a minoritized group. Latinas are more likely to face racism, sexism, stereotyping, uneven promotion, and inequality in salaries. Women of Color, including Latinas, repeatedly report having their credentials and competencies […]

Participation in the Latino Health Summit in Houston, TX

The hybrid conference, "Salud Para Todos: Latino Health Equity," will be held the University of Houston, University Conference facility. The purpose of the summit is to provide information to stakeholders (community leaders, health professionals, researchers, and policymakers) regarding the significant health issues facing the Hispanic population and present strategies to address these health issues.   […]

988 Listening Sessions

Two groups of 25 Hispanic/Latine college students will participate in listening sessions designed to provide orientation on 988 services. These sessions will facilitate discussions and address inquiries related to the scope and beneficiaries of 988 services in collaboration with SAMHSA's 988 and Behavioral Health Crisis Coordinating Office.   This is an event offered through SAMHSA's 988 and […]

Clinical Applications of Cultural Elements when Working with Hispanic and Latine Populations

Training to increase awareness and abilities of mental health care providers in their use of cultural elements by promoting the use of culturally appropriate formulations when treating Hispanic/Latine patients with mental health disorders. Participants will gain knowledge on the impact of cultural factors during assessment and treatment of mental health disorders with Hispanic/Latine clients as […]

Understanding and Addressing Substance Use Disorders among Hispanic and Latine Adolescents and Young Adults: A Conversation for Healthcare Providers

About 27% (2.4 million) of Hispanic/Latine young adults aged 18-25 meet the criteria for a substance use, alcohol use, or drug use disorder, this demographic also being the most likely among all Hispanic age groups of having used illicit drugs at some point. Involving parents and families as part of the conversations with youth around […]

Sustained Recovery Management for Substance Use & Mental Health Disorders in Latine Communities - Webinar in collaboration with El Futuro

Traditional models address substance use and mental health disorders through an acute care approach. Such an approach is inconsistent with the literature that recognizes SUD as a chronic disease and are in poor alignment with the cultural values of Latino populations. Recovery approaches and sustained recovery management propose a partnership with individuals, families and communities […]

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