Enhancing Mental Health Service Delivery to Hispanics: An Online Toolkit for Eliminating Disparities consists of various print, video, and audio resources aimed at assisting mental health agency administrators and its’ governing leadership, as well as direct service providers learn how to best attract, engage, and serve Hispanics in a culturally and linguistically competent manner. When utilized collectively, the resources can play a role in eliminating the array of disparities that exist for Hispanics in need of mental health care by increasing understanding and knowledge of the importance of, and more importantly how to, actually address and enhance organizational and direct service provider cultural competence to benefit the needs of Hispanics.
Before viewing or listening to the training videos and/or and audio files (for those on the go) is it highly recommended that you print the actual Power Point Slides in order to maximize the benefits of the material contained herein:
Enhancing Agency Cultural Competence: Part 1 – Overview Slides 1 – 51 Running time: 1:50
Enhancing Agency Cultural Competence: Part 2 – Strategies Slides 52 – 81 Running time: 1:50
Improving Mental Health Services to Hispanics – Part 1 of 2
Improving Mental Health Services to Hispanics – Part 2 of 2
For those interested in evaluating the trainings, below please find sample evaluation forms that can be adapted and modified for your respective use.
Sample Evaluation Form: Enhancing Agency Cultural Competence: Part 1 Overview and Part 2 Strategies
Sample Evaluation Form: Improving Mental Health Service Delivery to Hispanics
For those on the Go. Audio files can be downloaded and listened at your convenience. Please note that it is highly recommended that you print the power point handouts for maximum benefit prior to listening to the trainings. To save the files for downloading to your MP3 player or iPod, please user your browser’s File, Save Page As to download the file to your computer so that you may transfer it to your device.
To maximize your learning experience, below please find links to additional resources that can enhance your knowledge as to how best attract, engage and serve Hispanics in need of mental health services in a culturally and linguistically competent manner:
Educational materials geared to the Hispanic community aimed at heightening their awareness, acceptance and understanding of mental illness and types of professional mental health services available:
Once again, thank you for your interest in eliminating disparities in the availability of, access to, and the provision of quality, and culturally and linguistically competent mental health care to Hispanics. We hope that the resources contained in Enhancing Mental Health Service Delivery to Hispanics: An Online Toolkit for Eliminating Disparities were helpful, and wish you well on our continued journey to improve the nation’s mental health service delivery system for Hispanics.