Equity in IECMHC for Asian American & Pacific Islander Children & Families

Equity in IECMHC for Asian American & Pacific Islander Children & Families

Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pmET / 11:00am – 1:00pmPT

This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, join us for the fifth webinar in our Equity in Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation series, entitled, “Culture, Identity, and History as Sources of Strength and Resilience for Asian American & Pacific Islander Children & Families“.

During this webinar, presenters will examine issues of racialized inequities and bias on the early care and education experiences for Asian American & Pacific Islander children and families, explore a strength-based approach to fostering culturally responsive relationships, and identify and explore practices and policies to strengthen cultural responsiveness in IECMHC in order to reduce disparities and support children’s healthy development and learning.

Christina Shea, LMFT, Deputy Chief & Director of Clinical Services, Richmond Area Multiservices, Inc
Edward K.S Wang, PsyD, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School & Board Chair, National Asian American & Pacific Islander Mental Health Association 
Gem P. Daus, MA, Public Health Analyst, Health Resources Services Administration, Office of Health Equity

At registration, please list any accommodations you may require by 2:00pm EST, May19th. A good-faith effort will be made to fulfill requests.

About the Equity in IECMHC Webinar Series: The purpose of the webinar series is to promote equity through IECMHC by building awareness of the impact of institutional racism and other forms of bias on the experiences of children and families from marginalized communities, identifying policies that support more equitable systems, and strengthening culturally responsive IECMHC practices that reduce disparities and improve child outcomes.

This product was developed [in part] under grant number 1H79SM082070-01 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The views, policies and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.