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Mental Health Resources

Advancing Social Justice Through Clinical Practice edited by Alianza’s board member Etiony Aldarondo, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2007, is a comprehensive volume that bridges the gap between the psychosocial realities of clients and the dominant clinical practices. It offers an array of conceptual and practical innovations to address both individual suffering and social inequities fueling this suffering. This is an empowering tool and a must read for mental health professionals. The accessible writing style also makes it ideal for teachers and students in the field. Filled with hope, critical analysis, and uncommon clinical wisdom, this is a book like no other in the field. To order call 1-800-926-6579 or visit LEA’s web site: www.erlbaum.com.

Grief Therapy with Latinos - Integrating Culture for Clinicians by Carmen Inoa Vazquez, PhD and Dinelia Rosa, PhD. This book serves as a clinical reference that helps in the understanding of relevant cultural values and their effect on the grieving process. This book also addresses the application of specific interventions in a culturally relevant manner, including the relevance of language in grief therapy, psychology and counseling with a Latino population. http://www.springerpub.com/product/9780826106599

Latino Mental Health in the United States: A Community-Based Approach This report builds on NCLR’s experience and prior efforts in Latino mental health. Its purpose is to contribute to an increased understanding of the challenges that Latinos in the Unites States face in accessing mental health services and taking care of their mental health. Melissa Cristal Mercado-Crespo, Cristina Bartolomei, Tara Hacker, Emilia GianfortoniLiany Elba Arroyo, Liany Elba Arroyo - National Council of La Raza