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Working with Filipinos: History, Culture & Perspectives
Thursday, June 7, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM (PDT)
San Mateo, CA
Training for clinical providers, educators, school counselors and administrators who work with Filipino clients and students
Speakers include Dr. Dawn Mabalon, SFSU Asst Professor of History, teachers, administrators and clinical providers who work with Filipinos, and Filipinos with lived experiences of mental health and/or substance use issues.
LUNCH and CERTIFICATES OF ATTENDANCE will be provided.
Sponsored by San Mateo County Behavioral Health & Recovery Services Office of Diversity and Equity, San Mateo County Health System
Funded by Mental Health Services Act
When & Where
Filipino Mental Health Initiative
Joe Balabis (650) 573-3474
Laarni San Juan (650) 573-2631
The mission of the Filipino Mental Health Initiative is to improve the well-being of Filipinos in San Mateo County by reducing the stigma of mental health, increasing access to services, and further empowering the community through outreach and engagement. We strive to connect individuals to appropriate health, mental health and social services, and ensure culturally appropriate services through provider collaboration.