Advancing Health Equity among the Hispanic Population; Learning series on best practices and opportunities for action

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s, Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs (HRSA IEA) invites you to our 2nd session in the Advancing Health Equity among the Hispanic Population Learning Series. This session will focus on Mental Health in the Hispanic Community and the Antidote for Compassion Fatigue.

Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Time: 10:00am – 11:15am PST | 11:00am – 12:15pm MST | 12:00pm – 1:15pm CST | 1:00pm – 2:15pm EST

Session Objectives:

  • Define mental health and explain its prevalence and impact on health outcomes within the Hispanic community
  • Identify barriers to accessing mental health services and cultural considerations in diagnosing and treating mental health within the Hispanic community
  • Describe strategies and resources available to support outreach to advance mental health interventions among the Hispanic population
  • Discuss the impact of emotional fatigue on mental health providers and share tools for its prevention and management

Featured Speakers:

Brenda Lee BeauchampPsyD, Clinical Psychologist, Community Health Center, Inc.
Gladys CarrilloLCSW, Director of Program Services, National Center for Farmworker Health
Ibis S. CarriónPsyD, Director, National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center

Moderator:  Veronica Roa, Public Health Analyst, HRSA IEA Region 1 – Boston

Registration is available here.

HRSA IEA will broadcast the session in Spanish with live language interpretation to English.  Prior to the session, registrants will receive a copy of the presentation in English with instructions for accessing the interpretation services and closed captioning.

For more information about the session, please contact Veronica Roa at VRoa@hrsa.gov.
For information about HRSA programs, resources, and HRSA IEA, please visit hrsa.gov and https://www.hrsa.gov/about/organization/offices/hrsa-iea.
This Learning Series is being coordinated by HRSA’s Offices of Intergovernmental and External Affairs in Region 1- Boston, Region 6- Dallas, Region 7- Kansas City, and Region 2- New York.