Community Mental Health Engagement with Racially Diverse Populations - Chapter 6: Arab American youth: considerations for mental health and community engagement
Community Mental Health Engagement with Racially Diverse Populations, May 2020, Pages 133-159
This book chapter advances SDG 3 and 10 by reviewing important considerations for working with Arab/Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) youth, including considerations of acculturation, discrimination, and cultural considerations regarding clinical care
Elsevier, Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, Volume 72, May 2020
Gender-based violence experienced by women seeking asylum in the United State: A lifetime of multiple traumas inflicted by multiple perpetrators
Estimates by the World Health Organization indicate that 1 in 3 women—more than one billion people worldwide—have experienced some form of Gender-Based Violence (GBV).
Elsevier, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Volume 135, May 2020
Another one rides the bus? The connections between bus stop amenities, bus ridership, and ADA paratransit demand
Improving bus stops by providing shelters, seating, signage, and sidewalks is relatively inexpensive and popular among riders and local officials. Making such improvements, however, is not often a priority for U.S. transit providers because of competing demands for capital funds and a perception that amenities are not tied to measurable increases in system effectiveness or efficiency.
Despite a global understanding that indicators and outcomes of cardiovascular disease (CVD) are known to differ between men and women, uptake of the recognition of sex and gender influences on the clinical care of women has been slow or absent. The Canadian Women's Heart Health Alliance (CWHHA) was established as a network of experts and advocates to develop and disseminate evidence-informed strategies to transform clinical practice and augment collaborative action on women's cardiovascular health in Canada.
Background: Since 1979, mortality from hepatocellular cancer (HCC) has doubled in the United States (US). Lifesaving drugs, prohibitively expensive for some, were approved and marketed to treat hepatitis C virus (HCV), a major risk factor for HCC, beginning in 1997. After the prior introduction of other lifesaving innovations, including active retroviral drug therapy for human immunodeficiency virus and surfactant for respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn, racial inequalities in their mortalities increased in the US.
In these highly uncertain times of social isolation, job uncertainty and concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), employees are relying on their company leaders for support more than ever. Addressing SDGs 3 and 8, this XpertHR blog post discusses ways managers can demonstrate empathy toward and promote the mental well-being of employees during stressful times.
With massive uncertainty affecting employees across the US, this podcast from XpertHR focuses on tangible ways to reduce stress with Forbes.com workplace contributor Dr. Tracy Brower. She also addresses how managers can help, including understanding mental illness under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Topics covered in this podcast address SDGs 3 and 8.
Handbook of Mental Health and Aging (Third Edition) - Chapter 3: Culture and ethnicity in the mental health of older adults
Handbook of Mental Health and Aging (Third Edition), April 2020, Pages 23-36
This book chapter advances SDG 3 and 10 by providing an overview of the mechanisms and factors likely to influence mental health and access to care of ethnic minority older adults.
Flexible Applications of Cognitive Processing Therapy - Chapter 11: Applications of CPT in diverse populations and across cultures
Flexible Applications of Cognitive Processing Therapy, April 2020, Pages 225-238
This book chapter advances SDG 3 and 10 by reviewing specific applications of CPT in diverse populations and across cultures. This chapter provides a clinicians with guidance in applying this approach to the patients they may see in their own settings in order that they can all apply CPT in the most culturally sensitive way.
The health sector has an important role to play in terms of offering culturally appropriate and relevant care, tackling racism in the health care sector, improving engagement with Indigenous partners, and advocating for decolonizing policies that give control of health and wellness to the Indigenous people of Canada.