The Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health (MACMH) is hosting a presentation presented by Clara Tunwin, program director for Karen Organization of Minnesota’s community health and social services, and by Hsa Hser Khum, a community health educator. This presentation will explore the history, background and culture of the Karen community in Minnesota, including the refugee experience and issues and barriers related to services. General information about mental health problems and substance use among youth and adults in Minnesota will also be discussed.
This presentation is for mental health professionals and healthcare professionals. This training is anticipated to be approved for 1.5 hours of Cultural Competence Content.
- To become familiar with Karen people
- Awareness of barriers
- To become familiar with resources for Karen clients