Expanding Culturally Responsive Mental Health Care: Diversity among Hispanic/Latinx Youth and Families

Ethnic, spiritual, racial, gender, sexual orientation, and values/tradition all intersect and need to be pondered. Hispanic/Latinx families have higher barriers to access care than Non-Hispanic/Latinx families in many instances due to the higher frequency of poor social determinants of health.


August 25th Attendees (8:00am- 4:30pm): Mental Health Professionals

August 26th Attendees (8:00am- 12:00pm): Mental Health Professionals

August 26th Attendees (12:00pm- 4:30pm): Community Members (Community Fair)

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Learning Objectives

This conference will be focused on helping mental health professionals: (1) integrate culturally responsive strategies into their mental health services practices, (2) apply an intersectional perspective of care with Latinx families in which cultural (e.g., values, spirituality), ethnic, gender, and sexual identities are considered, and (3) reflect on how social determinants of health may be affecting their own patients and assess individual and systemic possible solutions. 

Target Audience:

Mental Health Providers (e.g., psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, mental health counselors) 


Accreditation Statement/Credit Designation Statement 

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Criteria and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Rhode Island Hospital and the Bradley Hospital. Rhode Island Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation

Physicians: Rhode Island Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Psychologists: Rhode Island Hospital is approved by the Rhode Island Psychological Association to offer continuing education credits for Psychologists. Rhode Island Hospital maintains responsibility for this program and its content 6.5 CE credit awarded (Credits available to RI licensed psychologists only) 

Pending approval of CE credits for Social Workers and Mental Health Counselors. 


Starts: Aug 25, 2023 7:30 am
Ends: Aug 26, 2023 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline
August 25, 2023
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