Columbia University Seminar Series on Global Mental Health: Mental Health Care for Adolescents Living with HIV

The Importance of Representation in Mental Health Care for Adolescents Living with HIV

Please join our University Seminar on February 16, 2021, at 9AM-10AM EST / 4pm-5pm CAT

We are honored to have Dr. Merrian Brooks, Pediatrician and Adolescent Medicine Specialist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, as our guest presenter.

Dr. Brooks will discuss her adaptation of the Friendship Bench Intervention for adolescents living with HIV and the incorporation and training of near peer lay counselors. She will also discuss the role of implicit bias and poor cultural responsiveness in patient care and minority physician experience in medicine from both a global and local perspective.

This event is open to both the Columbia Community and the Public. Registration in advance is required.

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All questions can be directed to Columbia University Global Mental Health Programs: [email protected]