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Mission Statement

The mission of the National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center is to provide high-quality training and technical assistance to improve the capacity of the workforce serving the Hispanic and Latino communities in prevention, treatment, and recovery for behavioral health. We disseminate and support the implementation of evidence-based and promising practices to enhance service delivery, promote the growth of a diverse, culturally competent workforce, and bridge access to quality behavioral health services. We are committed to increase health equity and access to effective culturally and linguistically grounded approaches.

 

Our Goals:

  • Heighten the awareness, knowledge, and skills of the workforce to address the needs of Latinos living with mental illness.
  • Accelerate the adoption and implementation of mental health-related evidence-based and promising practices.
  • Foster regional and national alliances among culturally diverse practitioners, researchers, policymakers, family members, and consumers of mental health services.
  • Ensure the availability and delivery of publicly available, free-of-charge training and technical assistance to the mental health field providing services for Hispanics and Latinos.

 

Services we Offer

Needs Assessment

Product Development

Training

Technical Assistance

Symposium

Conferences

 

Events

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Products

School as Client: Mental Health Services for Diverse Population in the School Culture

This document informs about the importance of students' mental health in school, the provision of school mental health services, and the role of

Improving the Emotional Well-Being of Latinx Students Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic: Tips for School Personnel and Caregivers

This factsheet describes the main emotions experienced by Hispanic and Latino children and adolescents and their manifestations during the COVID

Mejorando el bienestar emocional de estudiantes hispanos y latinxs durante la pandemia de COVID-19: Recomendaciones para personal escolar y cuidadores

Este producto describe las emociones y sus manifestaciones de los niños y adolescentes hispanos durante la pandemia de COVID-19. Además, el

Mejorando el bienestar emocional de estudiantes hispanos y latinxs durante la pandemia de COVID-19: Recomendaciones para personal escolar y cuidadores

Este producto describe las emociones y sus manifestaciones de los niños y adolescentes hispanos durante la pandemia de COVID-19. Además, el

Engaging Mexican Indigenous Families, Children, and Youth in Mental Health Treatment

Mexicans represent 62% of all immigrants with Latin American origins living in the United States. Mexican indigenous families often experience

Cuando los Monstruos Viven con Nosotros: Reflexiones sobre el Impacto de la Intersección de las Inequidades Estructurales, el COVID-19 y la Violencia de Pareja en los Niños Pequeños en Familias Latinoamericanas

El impacto de la pandemia del COVID-19 ha iluminado las inequidades existentes con la carga de la crisis recayendo en las personas representando

Covid 19 and the Impact on Intimate Partner Violence for Latinos

This one-hour online session will provide information on how to address the impact of COVID-19 prevention efforts, shelter in place practices

Improving the Emotional Well-Being of Latinx Students Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic: Tips for School Personnel and Caregivers

This factsheet describes the main emotions experienced by Hispanic and Latino children and adolescents and their manifestations during the COVID

Mejorando el bienestar emocional de estudiantes hispanos y latinxs durante la pandemia de COVID-19: Recomendaciones para personal escolar y cuidadores

Este producto describe las emociones y sus manifestaciones de los niños y adolescentes hispanos durante la pandemia de COVID-19. Además, el

Mejorando el bienestar emocional de estudiantes hispanos y latinxs durante la pandemia de COVID-19: Recomendaciones para personal escolar y cuidadores

Este producto describe las emociones y sus manifestaciones de los niños y adolescentes hispanos durante la pandemia de COVID-19. Además, el

Engaging Mexican Indigenous Families, Children, and Youth in Mental Health Treatment

Mexicans represent 62% of all immigrants with Latin American origins living in the United States. Mexican indigenous families often experience

Cuando los Monstruos Viven con Nosotros: Reflexiones sobre el Impacto de la Intersección de las Inequidades Estructurales, el COVID-19 y la Violencia de Pareja en los Niños Pequeños en Familias Latinoamericanas

El impacto de la pandemia del COVID-19 ha iluminado las inequidades existentes con la carga de la crisis recayendo en las personas representando

Covid 19 and the Impact on Intimate Partner Violence for Latinos

This one-hour online session will provide information on how to address the impact of COVID-19 prevention efforts, shelter in place practices

Technical Assistance Topics

  • Anger management and challenging behaviors
  • Managing substance use and risky behaviors
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Mental health awareness and promotion
  • Suicide/Self-harm prevention and treatment
  • Cultural elements for serving Hispanic and Latino Populations
  • Gender and Sexually Diverse Hispanic/Latinx 
  • Trauma-informed  Services
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Cultural & Linguistic Competency & Equity
  • Engaging Hispanic and Latino Communities
  • Grief and Loss
  • Acculturative Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Latino Youth Gangs Racism, Discrimination, and Mental Health
  • COVID-19