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Chicago summer is here! Join us Latino/Latino Cultural Events. ​

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Mission

To provide education, research and community education services to address the unique social and cultural mental health needs of the growing Latino population. 

Goal

To increase the number of culturally competent mental health professionals in order to improve the accessibility of mental health services to the Latino/a community is the goal of the Center for Latino/a Mental Health

Community​​

To further advance our impact in the Latino/a community, The Center for Latino/a Mental Health forges partnerships with community and social service agencies that serve the Latino/a population. S​tudents and faculty lend their expertise to these organizations by providing culturally competent mental health services, conducting culturally relevant research, developing new treatment models, and more. In turn, students gain invaluable hands-on training that prepares them to be even more effective leaders in the field of Latino/a mental health.

Education  

The need for culturally competent mental health professionals trained in the assessment and treatment of Latino/a clients is enormous. In response, The Chicago School has developed the following academic programs that focus on Latino/a mental health:



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We are currently looking for volunteers for the Latino/a Behavioral Health Conference in October. 
Volunteers are able to get into the conference for free and enjoy lunch plus network with professionals in the field!
Please contact Dreanna at dcurry@ego.thechicagoschool.edu ​for more details. ​

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​​Our Latino/a Behavioral Health Conference is right around the corner. We will be having amazing speakers ​​and students share their knowledge and expertise. Make sure to get early bird tickets only available until September 5th. Please make sure to complete registration to choose breakout sessions. ​Click here to register.​

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​ ​Big thank you to everyone who came to the Latinx rally ​last week. We rall​ied, we spoke, and we marched. It was a powerful moment for everyone. We will continue to raise our voices against injustice and stand up for marginalized communities. 
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Over 50 mental health providers, students and faculty responded to the Call to Action and attended the Culturally-Sensitive Mental Health Services for Refugee Populations: Preparing First Respondents. ​​​​Mental Health providers are mobilizing to respond to those most impacted  by the policies of the current Administration and those who will be impacted in the future.​

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Alianza Americas a national organization works with partners from civil society and government, organized labor and faith-based communities​ to bring a more inclusive, equitable and sustainable way of life for Latino immigrant communities living in the United States and across the Americas​. ​

Check out their newsletter for exciting news and events happening throughout the nation. 

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