The Great Lakes PTTC offers this training in collaboration with the National Hispanic and Latino PTTC for prevention practitioners in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, Oh, an WI. This training is offered in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.
April 26, 2021
Cultural proficiency is critical to promoting behavioral health equity. To address substance abuse and mental health concerns in communities effectively, prevention practitioners need to consider cultural factors and strategies to enhance cultural responsiveness of prevention programming. This training will help participants incorporate cultural considerations in the context of the Strategic Prevention Framework.
- Describe cultural proficiency and its application to prevention
- Apply key cultural competency concepts to prevention planning
- Outline cultural considerations in prevention programming and coalition capacity building
- Identify strategies to enhance cultural responsiveness of prevention programming and coalition capacity building
Speaker: Dr. Marilyn Laila Sampilo
Dr. Marilyn Laila Sampilo is a clinical psychologist who specializes in integrated behavioral health and health disparities among minority populations.
She is currently a psychologist in the Center for Pediatric Behavioral Health at Cleveland Clinic where she works in integrated behavioral health within primary care. She currently serves as the health equity and social justice lead for the Center and is chair of diversity, equity and inclusion in the Pediatrics Institute at Cleveland Clinic. She also works with various local, state, regional, and national entities on training and professional development in the areas of health equity, diversity and cultural proficiency.
Certificates of attendance will be available to all who attend the training in full.
Offered in partnership with the National Hispanic and Latino PTTC