November 6, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
LatinX Mental Health & Wellness Virtual Summit – Workshop A: Immigration and Asylum
DAY 1 – November 6, 2020
This workshop will explore ways mental health providers can support asylum seekers by deepening their understanding of current geopolitical issues and how to improve their practice with asylum evaluations and psychological documentation. The course will provide an overview of US involvement in Latin American and how it has impacted immigration issues. We will discuss how destabilized governments and increased violence has caused people to flee their homes and communities for unknown futures in the U.S. This workshop is aimed at providers who may have contact with this population and want to learn and understand how to support their transition and recovery through a cultural-relational, trauma-informed lens. The process of providing immigration evaluations will also be reviewed as well as key elements to consider during the process.
In order to participate in the LatinX Mental Health & Wellness Virtual Summit, registration is required to obtain a TICKET Somos El Cambio, We Are the Change! Registration
This registration is REQUIRED to obtain Continuing Education Credit
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At the end of the course participants will be able to:
* Discuss an overview and history of US involvement in Central America and its effects on immigration
* Explain the immigration and asylum process and its impact on collective and individual mental health
* Describe ways mental health providers can support asylum seekers using a trauma-informed approach
* Describe the process of conducting immigration evaluations for asylum seekers.
Continuing Education Information
Instructional level: Intermediate
Continuing Education Credits: 1
Kaiser Permanente Northern California Mental Health Training Program is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for psychologists. Kaiser Permanente Northern California Mental Health Training Program maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences recognizes the California Psychological Association’s continuing education credits for use by their licensees.
Kaiser Permanente Northern California Mental Health Training Program designate this live activity for 1 continuing education credits for the above-identified licensed professionals.
Registration is closed for this event.