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School Mental Health for Culturally Diverse Youth

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Welcome to the School Mental Health for Culturally Diverse Youth Practice Group!

This practice group will focus on the practice, theory, and research specific to culturally diverse youth in the schools. The mission of the School Mental Health for Culturally Diverse Youth practice group is to promote a better understanding of the strategies that are designed to enhance the success of culturally diverse youth in the school environment. Specific issues such as stigma, cultural adaptations, health disparities, disproportionality, family engagement, and cultural competence will be addressed. The practice group will identify and disseminate information on effective treatment approaches to better inform the education, family, and youth-serving systems. If you are interested in joining this practice group, please contact Dana Cunningham at dcunning@psych.umaryland.edu

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How can school mental health help reduce disparities?
Posted on Tuesday 25th January 2011, 12:08pm by Shared Work Administrator
The CSMH is very interested in helping to eliminate disparities related to mental health and school achievement. Many have asked - How can school mental health help reduce disparities? We would like to hear your thoughts on this - please send comments to Dr. Dana Cunningham (dcunning@psych.umaryland.edu), a CSMH faculty affiliate and facilitator of the practice group - School Mental Health for Culturally Diverse Youth. If you are interested in joining this practice group, please visit the SharedWork website of the IDEA Partnership - www.sharedwork.org - and register for this practice group within the National Community of Practice on School Behavioral Health.

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