Lecture: Immigration and Mental Health

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Date/Time:Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 at 7:00 pm
Location:Sun Room, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
Contact:
Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:ISU Lecture Series
Categories:Diversity Lectures Student activities
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Melba Vasquez is a past president of the American Psychological Association and led the organization's national taskforce on how immigration affects the mental heath status of immigrants and their children.

Vasquez, the first Latina to serve as president of the APA, is a first-generation college graduate. She has worked as a psychologist in the university counseling center at the University of Texas, taught in the counseling psychology programs at Colorado State and Texas, and is currently has a private practice. She is the author of many works on ethics in psychotherapy and multicultural therapy.

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