Session: Asian Mental Health in Higher Education SIG (Society for Social Work and Research 24th Annual Conference - Reducing Racial and Economic Inequality)

Asian Mental Health in Higher Education SIG

Friday, January 17, 2020: 7:00 AM-8:00 AM
Marquis BR Salon 8, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)
Zhongxiaohe Hu, Master of science in social work, MAZE Partners, Xinran Yu, Master of social work, MAZE Partners and Yuwei Zhang, Master of Social Work, MAZE Partners
This SIG will discuss mental health disparities by Asian college Students, highlight the cultural values and beliefs that can lead to the underutilization of mental health resources. Additionally, it will assist college counseling center clinicians and community mental health social workers to provide greater culturally sensitive care. Moreover, it empowers Asian college students initiation in promoting mental health and address the unique needs of this population.
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