Culturally-Responsive Mental Health Services for the Hmong Population
This presentation will start with an experiential reflection into what culturally-responsive mental health services might look like. It will further address specific elements of Hmong mental health through a holistic lens, highlighting how this impacts Hmong children and teenagers. Difficult mental health topics, such as physical and sexual abuse, will be discussed. Practical tips for working with Hmong families will be provided.
Dr. Alyssa Kaying Vang, PsyD, LP, BC-TMH, Clinical Psychologist – Vanguard Mental Health and Wellness Clinic, LLC
Level: Intermediate | For: Individuals interested in Hmong mental health | Ages Addressed: All Ages | Clinical Content & Cultural Competency Included
Tuesday, October 4
12:30 – 3:30 p.m. CST
3 CEHs | $45 (special fall rate)
About the Presenter
Dr. Alyssa Kaying Vang PsyD, LP, BC-TMH is considered a leader in the field of Hmong mental health. She holds a Masters and a Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology. She currently is CEO and President of Vanguard Mental Health and Wellness Clinic, where she leads a team of bilingual mental health clinicians in providing culturally-responsive and linguistically-competent mental health services. Dr. Vang has been treating individuals with a broad range of mental health disorders across the lifespan for over twenty years. She has years of experience working with children and immigrant/refugee populations. Dr. Vang is passionate about providing exemplary training programs focused on culturally-competent and clinically-grounded principles. She is often sought nationally as a consultant and a trainer on culturally-responsive, trauma-informed, and developmentally-appropriate practices. Dr. Vang has been featured in the American Psychological Association’s journal, Monitor on Psychology. She co-authored the chapter “Neuropsychology of Hmong-Americans” in the book, “The Neuropsychology of Asian-Americans.