Considering Culture in the Diagnosis of Mental Health Disorders in Hispanic and Latino Populations.
Module Goal: This module will provide training on integrating Latino cultural factors into the assessment, evaluation, and diagnosis of emotional, psychological, and mental disorders.
This training is Module 3 of the Clinical Applications of Cultural Elements in Treating Hispanic and Latinos with Mental Health Disorders series and was prepared by the National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center. The goal of this training is to increase the awareness and abilities of mental health care providers in their use of cultural elements by promoting the use of culturally appropriate formulations when treating Latinx presenting with psychological and mental health disorders. The information is informed by current research findings on the impact of cultural factors on the assessment and treatment of mental health disorders and on the therapeutic relationship.