Insights from the Pandemic: Advancing Collective Knowledge on Latinx Students’ Mental Health
Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University
950 New Hampshire Ave. NW in Foggy Bottom
Washington, DC 20052
The National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC), in collaboration with the Central East MHTTC, the Milken Institute School of Public Health at GW, the National Center for School Mental Health, and the Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, have organized a hybrid conference based on the fundamental premise that significant disparities exist, particularly for Latinx students in need of access to mental health services and behavioral health resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. and access to behavioral health resources This conference will serve as a forum where providers, researchers, educators, students, and stakeholders can share practical ideas and resources to address the disparities heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic among Hispanic and Latinx students. The conference will:
Address the trauma, adversity, and adjustment faced by Latinx students and their families.
Discuss the behavioral health needs of Latinx students and families and how mental health providers can address them.
- Discuss recommendations and strategies for the school mental health workforce serving Latinx students and families.
Who should attend?
This event is designed for mental health providers, including psychologists, clinical social workers, mental health counselors, and graduate-level students in the mental health field or public health who are interested in learning about how economic, health, and social stressors of the COVID-19 pandemic are affecting mental health and school performance for Latinx students.