Session 1B | Application of New Multicultural Guidelines to Improve Training Programs for Latinx Immigrant Justice in Treatment, Assessment and Research (2 CEs)
Presenters: Louise Baca, Ph.D. and Emily Bashah, Psy.D.
This presentation will focus on the application of the new APA Multicultural Guidelines and the new guidelines from the National Latino Psychological Association.
10:15 AM - 12:15 PMWed
Bashah, Emily Psy.D.
AzSPP at Argosy University Phoenix
Baca, Louise Ph.D.
Faculty, Arizona School of Professional Psychology (Argosy)
This presentation will focus on the application of the new APA Multicultural Guidelines and the new guidelines from the National Latino Psychological Association. Legal, ethical, statutory, or regulatory policies, guidelines, and/or standards that impact practice, education, and research will also be discussed. The workshop will highlight important work with undocumented Latina women from a qualitative perspective. Implications of the findings from the authors’ latest qualitative study of deported Latina immigrants’ lived experiences will be presented for discussion in the experiential workshop. The workshop is designed to demonstrate how to apply social justice-oriented principles into research, treatment, assessment and to improve diversity training that mobilizes immigrant rights and immigrant justice.
1. Participants will be able to analyze the sociopolitical impact of failed immigration policy and legal challenges imposed upon Latinx individuals and families.
2. Participants will be able to apply the new APA and NLPA guidelines to shape and inform work with Latinx individuals and families.
3. Participants will be able to describe the legal implications of psychological evaluations and work with Latinx immigrants including strengths and protective factors.