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Health Social Work Grand Rounds: Using Entertainment-Education to Improve Depression Literacy & Reduce Stigma Toward Mental Illness in the Latinx Community

Location: Zoom

Date: Monday, October 25, 2021

Time: 12–1 p.m.

Contact: Renee Collins

About the Event

In this installment of Health Social Work Grand Rounds, Leopoldo J. Cabassa, Ph.D., MSW, presents “Using Entertainment-Education to Improve Depression Literacy and Reduce Stigma Toward Mental Illness in the Latinx Community.” Cabassa is a professor in the Department of Social Work at Washington University. He is also director of the social work Ph.D. program, director of the NIMH T-32 Brown School Training in Mental Health Services Research and co-director of the Center for Mental Health Services Research.

For more information about the event, including Zoom information, email Renee Collins.

Target Audience:

Interprofessional and multidisciplinary health care providers, educators and students.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify how stigma and mental health literacy impact Latinx use and engagement with mental health services for common psychiatric conditions like depression.
  2. Apply theories of stigma and models of entertainment-education to inform the development of anti-stigma and mental health literacy interventions and tools in the Latinx community.
  3. Learn about culturally and linguistically informed interventions and programs used to improve mental health literacy and reduce stigma towards mental illness in the Latinx Community.
  4. Discuss the latest advancements and studies of anti-stigma and mental health literacy interventions focusing on the Latinx community.

CNE and CEU credit will be awarded for attendance.

1.0 CEU: The Office of Professional Development at The University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, and as such receives automatic approval as a continuing education provider by the Texas Board of Social Work examiners under Texas Administrative Code, Title 22, Part 34. § 781.511(c). The program represented by this certificate was provided in accordance with the criteria and standards of the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners, and has been approved for Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. Please note that 1 hour = 1 CEU. Complaints about this program may be made to TSBSWE 333 Guadalupe St, Tower 3, Room 900, Austin, TX 78701 • 512-305-7700 • 800-821-3205 •

1.0 CNE: This activity has been accredited for 1.0 CNE through University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing. University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.