Symposium: Acculturation, Trauma & Mental Health Services for Hispanic and Latino Communities
Corcoran Heights 205 Banquet Rooms
140 Commonwealth Avenue (Chesnut Hill)
Newton, MA 02467
The National Hispanic and Latino MHTTC presents the Symposium: Acculturation, Trauma & Mental Health Services for Hispanic and Latino Communities in collaboration with Community Services Institute, Boston University School of Social Work and Boston College. The focus of the event is to recognize and address the intersection between acculturation, trauma and mental health among Hispanic and Latino populations. During this event, participants will be able to:
- Identify the main cultural idioms of distress and values within Hispanic and Latino communities' that may influence help-seeking behaviors and engagement in mental health services.
- Address the intersection between trauma experiences and acculturation among Hispanic and Latino populations
- Describe trauma-informed mental health services and their implications for Hispanic and Latino cultures
The experts in the mental health field will share their experiences and research findings addressing disparities in service provision to Hispanic and Latino Populations living in the United States.