Amigas Latinas motivando el alma (ALMA): Evaluation of a promotora intervention addressing mental health stress and coping among immigrant Latinas
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Discuss possible factors which contribute to mental health disparities for Latina immigrant communities. Describe examples of interactive activities included in the ALMA promotora mental health training curriculum. Identify four mental health-related outcomes in which Amigas Latinas Motivando el Alma (ALMA), a Latina mental health promotora program model, demonstrated impact.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have a broad array of intervention research experience in developing, implementing and evaluating community engaged public health interventions for immigrant and minority populations. Of specific interest and focus has been initiatives addressing mental health disparities for the Latino population. I served as co-investigator for the ALMA project, which is highlighted in this abstract.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.