Empowering Latinx physicians, medical professionals and medical students through education, advocacy & health policy to support their efforts to eliminate health disparity, promote and optimize health and the quality of life for Latinx in California.
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Trauma-Informed Care and Services for Immigrant Families
September 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Financial Impacts and Policy Solutions for Trauma in Immigrant Families
The symposium will highlight leaders’ perspectives on this topic, including a panel of experts that will discuss the fiscal impact and policy solutions for providing trauma-informed care to immigrant families.
During this symposium, experts will provide the context for the effects of trauma on immigrant families and:
- Report on the experiences of immigrant families regarding the chilling effects and fears created by the “Public Charge” rule, the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS), increased deportations,
and other anti-immigrant policies as trauma and adverse childhood events (ACEs).
- Identify potential trauma-informed approaches by health, mental health, and social service providers caring for immigrant families.
- Identify the financial impact of trauma on immigrant families, and potential policy and systems changes to support traumainformed care and services for immigrant families.