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Presented at the 22nd Annual Research Conference

Cultural Competency: What is "Mental Health" in Indigenous, Island, and Immigrant Populations?

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Session Number: Upstairs Room: Meeting Room 11

Presenting: Jennifer Dewey; Freda Brashears; Ranilo Laygo; Bonnie Brandt

All Authors for this paper: Jennifer Dewey; Freda Brashears; Ranilo Laygo; Bonnie Brandt

Presentation Type: Special Session

Synopsis: This presentation will explore the meaning of mental health for indigenous, island, and immigrant populations, and the cultural dimensions that impact access, utilization, and satisfaction with mental health services in systems of care. National evaluation staff will provide context and conduct a mapping process for participants to identify these populations within their cities, counties, and states. System of care community representatives will present their experience and related data on this topic.

Date: Monday, March 2, 2009

Session Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM