ECHO Clinical Consultation Program:

Latine Mental Health

Increasing Evidence-Based Practice Capacity in Latine Mental Health Care

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To register for our upcoming sessions and to stay in the loop of all our ECHO programming, join the La Mesita Network!

Too often, clinicians in NC serving the Latine community find themselves isolated and limited in their access to the latest knowledge and best practices.

As part of El Futuro’s wider Latine Mental Health Provider Network, La Mesita, our Project ECHO initiative will help mental health and primary care providers across the state receive expert case consultations and access to the latest research through the power of video consultation.

Moving knowledge, not patients:

  • Through El Futuro’s ECHO initiative, providers will gain capacity to deliver best practices in mental healthcare for Latines. This allows clients across the state to receive the best care from their local providers. 
  • Reduced provider stress/isolation + increased knowledge/capacity = improved client health outcomes

What does an El Futuro TeleECHO session look like?

  • Content based on a series model where we focus on a diagnosis or social issue in Latine mental health
  • Sessions are 40% didactic, 60% collaborative case consultation
  • Topics such as assessment, evidence-based practices in adult and adolescent treatment and psychopharmocology are discussed
  • An open, non-judgmental learning environment!

Register for Our Next ECHO Series!

Our Latine Mental Health ECHO Teleconsultation Series involves brief didactics on best practices followed by collaborative case consultations with providers from across the state. Each series centers on a specific topic impacting mental health that providers may encounter when working with the Latinx community. This series is titled “‘Introduction to Working with Autism in Latine Communities.”

This series focuses on helping providers deepen their understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in general, as well as the ways cultural values and structural issues impact diagnosing and treatment in Latine communities. The series will provide an overview of the definition and prevalence of ASD, as well as the available resources in North Carolina for screening, evaluating, and providing treatment and ongoing support for people and families impacted by ASD. 

Ready to Register?

Use the purple buttons below to register for this ECHO series

For participants that register with Wake AHEC, this webinar will provide:

*1.5 Contact Hours (or 0.15 CEUs): Contact Hours include CEs for Social Workers, mental health clinicians, nurses, other healthcare providers, and several other disciplines who utilize contact hours.

CEUs are calculated by tenths. Example: 0.1 CEU = 1 Contact Hour of participation.

*1.5 Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists: The Wake AHEC is recognized by the North Carolina Psychology Board as an approved provider of (Category A) Continuing Education for North Carolina Licensed Psychologists. No partial credit will be given.

*NBCC credit: this program is approved for 1.5 NBCC Hours

Wake AHEC, ACEP No. 6477 and El Futuro, ACEP No. 6947 are cosponsors of this program. This cosponsorship has been approved by NBCC.  Wake AHEC is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6477. The ACEP solely is responsible for this program, including the awarding of NBCC credit.

Participants should confirm continuing education credit information for licensure requirements with their state licensing board(s). If you need any additional information about this webinar for your licensure, please reach out to us at lamesita@elfuturo-nc.org.

Upcoming El Futuro TeleECHO sessions

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Accommodations:

Please reach out to lamesita@elfuturo-nc.org to let us know if you need accommodations at least 2 weeks prior to a session. We will work to the best of our abilities to fulfill all accommodation requests.

Behaviors and/or Comments of Concern Policy

We have carefully modeled the environment around our learning activities to be one characterized by mutual collegiality, kindness, and a commitment to constant learning. This environment allows for providers of all disciplines, regardless of their level of experience, to feel comfortable in taking part in and benefiting from our programming. It is our hope that all La Mesita members will join us in preserving this environment we have cultivated over the years through your participation across our programming.

Please reach out to us with any concerns or with questions regarding our policies at lamesita@elfuturo-nc.org.

 

 

Thank you to Wake AHEC for providing continuing education credits for our ECHO consultations!

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