PCBH Webinar: Somos complicados: Understanding the Complexities of Serving our Latinx Communities
Friday, February 21st, 2020 | 1 PM EST
This webinar will provide an overview of the highly heterogeneous Latin American Diaspora that resides in the United States, as well as the challenges associated with providing equitable and effective care to this community in the context of integrated behavioral health. The presenter will also address previously collected questions from webinar participants regarding Spanish-language service delivery, culturally-appropriate assessment and treatment, among other topics.
1. Describe the differences in regional patterns of immigration.
2. Identify unique access barriers experienced by Latinx communities.
3. List strategies to provide more culturally and linguistically appropriate care to Latinx patients and their families.
| || ||Florencia Lebensohn-Chialvo, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling & Marital and Family Therapy at the University of San Diego. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Arizona and completed her predoctoral internship in Clinical Child Psychology at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. Dr. Lebensohn-Chialvo also holds an M.A. in Psychology and a B.A. in History and Latin American Studies from the University of Arizona. Dr. Lebensohn-Chialvo’s scholarly work seeks to identify effective strategies for training behavioral health clinicians in evidence-based practices, with a particular emphasis on those working in integrated care settings and with underserved and linguistically diverse communities. Dr. Lebensohn-Chialvo currently serves as Project Director of a Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Grant focused on increasing the number of effective, culturally-competent, and diverse behavioral health providers committed to serving vulnerable populations. Dr. Lebensohn-Chialvo is a native of Argentina and greatly enjoys providing Spanish-language supervision and training. |
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