Tag: Latino mental health

Chicago Campus Student Named 2018 Newman Civic Fellow for Work with Senior Citizens

(CHICAGO) (March 21, 2018) – Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 268 students who will make up the organization’s 2018 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows, including The Chicago School of Professional Psychology’s own Mariana Lopez. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a yearlong program […]

Student’s work impacts traditionally underserved communities

A look at a smiling image of Aleksander Casas enables viewers, whether they realize it or not, to see a lot about the person that Aleksander is. The Chicago School student seems to embody positivity, and almost every answer to a question is peppered with confidence and optimism. In response to a question regarding his […]

In early childhood mental health, bilingual counselors in short supply

Director of Educational Effectiveness Dr. Virginia Quiñónez was interviewed in this Catalyist Chicago article addressing the shortage of bilingual and culturally competent mental health providers for Latinos, and the negative impact it can have on Latino adults and youth with mental health issues. “We need to get mental health providers who understand their clients, and that […]