Mental Health

Race, Ethnicity and Mental Health: Treatment Innovations and Cultural Adaptations of Evidence-based Interventions

Friday, May 1, 2009

Conference Presenters included Guillermo Bernal, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Director of the Institute for Psychological Research at the University of Puerto Rico-UPR, Río Piedras; Nancy Boyd-Franklin, Ph.D., professor at Rutgers University in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology; Priscilla Dass-Brailsford, Ed.D., a native of South Africa, a graduate of Harvard University and an Associate Professor at Lesley University; Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D., Research Director of The Melissa Institute and Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada who also served as Moderator of the Conference. Expert Discussants who served on the panel included Etiony Aldarondo, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research in the School of Education at the University of Miami, where he directs the Office for Research in Educational and Community Well-being; Guerda Nicolas, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Psychological Studies, School of Education at the University of Miami.

African-Americans and Trauma: Lessons Learned From Natural Disasters (Hurricane Katrina) and Victimization Experiences by Nancy Boyd-Franklin, Ph.D. [Powerpoint]

Empowering Interventions With Traumatized Ethnically Diverse Groups by Priscilla Dass-Brailsford, Ed.D. [PDF]

Cultural Adaptations of Evidence-based Treatments (EBTs) for Ethno-cultural Youth by Guillermo Bernal, Ph.D [Powerpoint] [References PDF]

Psycho-cultural Assessment: A Strengths-based Approach by Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. [PDF]

The Role of Religion and Spirituality in the Resilience and Healing of African-Americans in Times of Trauma by Nancy Boyd-Franklin, Ph.D. [Powerpoint]

Promoting Resilience in Inner-city African-American and Latino Adolescents: Lessons Learned From National and International Interventions by Priscilla Dass-Brailsford, Ph.D. [PDF]

Tools, Guidelines and Clinical Examples of How to Make Evidence-based Treatments (EBTs) Culturally Sensitive by Guillermo Bernal, Ph.D[Powerpoint] [References PDF]

May 1, 2009
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13th Annual Conference

Race, Ethnicity and Mental Health: Treatment Innovations and Cultural Adaptations of Evidence-based Interventions Friday, May 1, 2009 Conference Presenters included Guillermo Bernal, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Director of the Institute for Psychological Research at the University of Puerto […]