This course details key sources of stress and potential trauma during the Latinx immigration journey and settlement in the United States. Symptoms of trauma and the application of trauma-informed principles are applied to understanding and serving Latinx immigrants.
Course created on August 24, 2020
Course Type: Video
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- After this course, participants will be able to recognize key sources of trauma during the Latinx immigration journey.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify sources of stress among Latinx immigrants during the post-migration settlement stage.
- After this course, participants will be able to apply trauma-informed lens to understanding the Latinx immigration experience.
|5-10 Minutes||Key immigrant sending nations|
|10-15 Minutes||Strengths of Latin America|
|15-20 Minutes||Introduction to Migration Process|
|20-30 Minutes||Migration Journey|
|30-40 Minutes||Post-migration experience|
|40-50 Minutes||Symptoms of trauma|
|50-55 Minutes||Trauma-informed lens|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Mary L. Held
Dr. Mary Lehman Held is an Associate Professor and Director of the Nashville campus MSSW program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her research is focused on the health and well-being of Latinx immigrants in the US South, particularly as it relates to both resilience and hardships associated with the migration process. She engages Latinx community members and providers who serve Latinx clients in her research to strengthen knowledge regarding service needs and the capacity to meet these needs. This research agenda is informed by her prior social work practice experience with Latinx immigrants in the US and with youth in Central America. Dr. Held provides trainings on Latinx immigrant resilience and trauma to health and social service providers in order to increase the direct impact of her research with the communities she aims to serve.
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