Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Clinical Approaches in Integrative Healthcare

The National Partnership for Community Training is pleased to present

Clinical Approaches in Integrative Healthcare Case Study

 

Objectives

  • Describe multi-disciplinary team approach to address complicated mental health concerns among refugees
  • Connect common physical symptoms that may be associated with a mental health concern and how to identify them
  • Share therapeutic considerations for refugees seeking care at integrative healthcare settings

See the link to the recording here.

See the powerpoint here.


Subject Matter Expert

Jan Jenkins, PhD

Jan Jenkins is a clinical psychologist and the Director of the Colorado Refugee Wellness Center. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado and is certified in global mental health through the Harvard Trauma and Recovery Program. Dr. Jenkins has worked extensively in the trauma, integrated care, and refugee mental health arenas and has presented at the North American Refugee Health Conference. She has directed several grant-funded projects pertaining to enhancing health equity for refugees, utilization of refugee health navigators to enhance efficacy of healthcare, and development of culturally responsive systems of refugee integrated care. The CO Refugee Wellness Center is a collaboration between primary care and mental health partners: Metro Community Provider Network and Aurora Mental Health Center. It is located in Aurora, CO, one of the most diverse cities of its size in the country and home to the majority of refugees in the state. Metro Community Provider Network, under contract with the Colorado Refugee Services Program, provides medical screenings for newly arriving refugees and Aurora Mental Health Center partners to provide mental health screenings. Ongoing integrated primary and behavioral healthcare is also provided.

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