3053.0 Disparities in access to mental health services

Monday, November 8, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session sensitizes the audience to various aspects of disparity in access to care as well as identifying important strategies to overcome those disparities.
Session Objectives: Identify various disparities that exist in access to mental health services. Describe methods to assess organizational readiness to change. Discuss implications of actions to address disparities in access to mental health care.
Ami Garry, MSW

A California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) study of children's mental health services
Jim E. Banta, PhD, MPH, Mark G. Haviland, PhD, Crystal Denmon and Sigrid James, MSW, PhD
Sexual orientation, discrimination, and prevalence of 12 month major depression
Susan D. Cochran, PhD, MS and Vickie M. Mays, PhD, MSPH

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Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: Caucus on Homelessness, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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