ERIC Number: ED308426
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Models of Professional and Paraprofessional Training in Refugee Mental Health. Task VI--Training.
Hoshino, George; Bamford, Pauline
Pursuant to the mission of the University of Minnesota's Mental Health Technical Assistance Center for the state refugee assistance programs, this report presents models of culturally sensitive training for professional and paraprofessional personnel who provide mental health service to refugees. After an introduction which places this report in the context of other activities of the Technical Assistance Center and describes the process of developing models of refugee mental health training, specific models of culturally sensitive education and training are provided for the following human service professions: (1) social work; (2) psychiatry; (3) psychology; (4) nursing; (5) allied health professions; (6) human service generalist programs; and (7) primary health care providers. Two final sections discuss the issue of interpreting in refugee mental health and the credentialing of refugee mental health personnel. Twenty attachments, including summary reports and descriptions of various degree and training programs, course syllabi, and concept papers are appended. (TE)
Descriptors: Counselor Certification, Counselor Training, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Health Occupations, Human Services, Intercultural Communication, Models, Nursing Education, Psychiatrists, Psychological Services, Psychologists, Refugees, Social Work, Technical Assistance
Refugee Assistance Program--Mental Health Technical Assistance Center, University of Minnesota, Box 85, Mayo, Minneapolis, MN 55455.
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHHS), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Refugees Assistance Program - Mental Health Technical Assistance Center.