Working with Asian American Families - Opportunities and Challenges

With increasing evidence regarding the correlation between mental health treatment outcomes and cultural competency, ethical practice requires that clinicians increase their understanding of factors associated with age, gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, culture, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, language, or socioeconomic status. This presentation will specifically highlight the dire need for culturally sensitive mental health treatment in order to optimize mental health outcomes of Asian American youth, and the systemic and cultural barriers that contribute to...Read more the difficulties in engaging with the AAPI families in mental health treatment settings. Dr. Cho also will discuss the common challenges and obstacles in providing culturally competent mental health care for Asian American youth and their families - both behaviorally and pharmacologically. Lastly, the presentation will give concrete examples of how to build a trusting relationship with AAPI families and to help them to achieve success in their mental health journey, equipping clinicians with the tools for increased competency and ethical practice. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • State the status of AAPI families accessing mental health services
  • State a cultural barrier that prevents AAPI families from accessing mental health treatment.
  • State 2 reasons why providing culturally sensitive care is important to ensuring patients’ well being

Learning Levels

  • Introductory
  • Intermediate

Friday, May 14, 2021

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