Culturally Competent Palliative Care for Latinos

Culturally Competent Palliative Care for Latinos

There’s a medical anthropologist named Wade Davis, who said something like this, I can’t quote him exactly, but I love what he said. He said, the other person’s culture is not their poor attempt at being you, it’s who they are, what they value, how they see the world. We’re always, maybe human nature wise, […]

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Barcelona Cannabis Social Club

Barcelona Cannabis Social Club

…the name is? A.C.A.M. (self medical use cannabis association) It works like this: when you deliver the protocol, the Municipality gives you the ok immediately if there are no problems… so, the license of the Municipality came immediately, and the statue has been approved in July, one month after our opening by… by the Spanish […]

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Introduction to Culturally Competent Mental Health Practice with Hispanic Clients

Introduction to Culturally Competent Mental Health Practice with Hispanic Clients

My name is Mark Lusk and I’m a professor of Social Work at The University of Texas at El Paso, and for the past 5 years we’ve had a grant with the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health to engage in teaching clinical skills in Spanish and also to teach cultural competency in Social Work and […]

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Studying brains as we age

Studying brains as we age

>>JENNIFER MANLY: My name is Jennifer Manly and I’m a neuropsychologist. The research project that I direct is a community aging and memory project that takes place in some diverse neighborhoods of New York City. When we go into people’s homes, we start off with a medical interview, asking people about their everyday function and […]

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Gain Cultural Competency: Learn Japanese in Japan!

Gain Cultural Competency: Learn Japanese in Japan!

[speaking Japanese] It’s nice to meet you. My name is Grace Meng. I’m a 2013 Critical Language Scholarship Student . [speaking English]The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program is a cultural exchange program that not only teaches you how to speak a critical language in intensive classes but also really encourages you to go out into […]

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