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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHS 4050 - Chicana/o Mental Health Perspectives

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): CHS 1000, CHS 3210; or permission of the instructor

Description: This course examines the application of prevention, intervention, and support systems necessary to develop effective mental health practice for the Chicana/o populations. Students examine stressors such as identity and cultural conflict, enculturation, acculturation and the long term effects of oppression that cause individual and family disruption. Students also compare and contrast culturally specific strategies and theories of alternative healing practices in relationship to mainstream practice as well as participate in class field trips to agencies that provide services in the community.

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