Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment for Southeast Asian Communities
Learn how to navigate mental health and substance use treatment to better serve Southeast Asian communities using cultural approaches at this free half-day trauma-informed clinical training workshop
CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Date & Time: Monday, April 6, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Wilder Center - Auditorium A & B (see map below)
Cost: FREE and open to the first 80 who register (includes light breakfast and workshop materials)
About this trauma-informed clinical training
Southeast Asian populations have had steady growth in the U.S., and specifically within Minnesota’s Ramsey and Hennepin counties. For professionals and community members working with Southeast Asians who have experienced war and the struggles of resettlement, language and culture do not have to become barriers to mental health or substance use treatment, even when co-occurring. Understanding historical and cultural contexts and recognizing the impacts of trauma are essential to meeting the unique needs of your Southeast Asian clients.
Join Nway Linn, Treatment Director of Recovery Services at Wilder Community Mental Health and Wellness, for this FREE half-day trauma-informed clinical training workshop focused on helping you help your Southeast Asian clients who have mental health and substance use challenges.
- Hear lessons learned of conceptualizing and treating co-occurring disorders in a larger cultural context
- Identify ways to facilitate treatment and recovery with a cultural lens
- Increase awareness of strengths and barriers within Southeast Asian communities (including Hmong and Karen)
- Gain support tools and treatment approaches that incorporate historical and cultural concepts
- Improve awareness and effectiveness of working in mental health systems
Attend this training workshop series if you:
- Work at a treatment facility, mental health clinic, schools, public programs
- Are or work as a therapist, counselor, mental health provider or practitioner, student in mental health or substance use program, clinician, county assessor, public health nurse, school staff, guidance counselor or educator, outreach worker, social worker, case manager, behavioral health aide, correctional officer, care coordinator, family navigator