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Treating Hispanic/Latino Youth

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About the Course:

Most people with mental health disorders fail to receive timely access to adequate care. US Hispanic/Latino individuals are particularly underrepresented in mental health care. One article looks at how mobile technology has the potential to overcome known barriers to accessing and utilizing traditional assessment and treatment approaches. The other article looks at the association between trauma experienced by immigrants during premigration, during migration, and postmigration, and current mental health status among Latino youth aged 12–17 years old living in the US for < 3 years.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Treating Hispanic/Latino Youth created by Abhishek Pratap and Sean D. Cleary, PhD, MPH in 2019.

Publication Date:

August 9, 2018 and March 27, 2019

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Abhishek Pratap
Abhishek Pratap works with Sage Bionetworks in Seattle, WA. His focus is on using digital health technology for health assessment and management and has published extensively in peer reviewed journals.
Sean D. Cleary, PhD, MPH
Sean D. Cleary is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at the Milken Institute School of Public Health and the Director of the MS and PhD Programs in Epidemiology. Dr. Cleary was trained in Psychiatric Epidemiology at Columbia University in New York City. He has over 20 years of experience designing, conducting and analyzing applied epidemiological research in a variety of settings, e.g., schools, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, prisons, and the community, both domestic and international. He has experience and training in sampling methods, psychometrics, complex survey sampling design and analysis, GIS and spatial analysis, structural equation modeling and latent growth analysis

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin
L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Acknowledge there are specific barriers to treating Hispanic/Latino youth.
  2. Identify trauma that immigrants from Central America are likely to have preimmigration and that the immigration process itself creates and exacerabtes trauma.

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Course Creator: L.A. Rankin
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