Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Psychoeducation for Latino caregivers of individuals with mental illness: A curriculum
by Jauregui, Jacqueline, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2017, 80; 10264415
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this psychoeducational curriculum is for Latino caregivers to enhance their awareness in the Mental Health field, as advocate for their family members. Educating caregivers on how to access services, and overcome stigma, language barriers, and cultural insensitivity also to enhance quality services. The curriculum specifically addresses outreach. The curriculum will expand caregivers’ understanding the symptoms of mental illness including diagnosis, and the importance of self-care to prevent burnout. It will include activities that will promote group discussions, and concepts for learning enhancement. Additionally, handouts will be provided with resources for support services for caregivers. A facilitators’ guide is also included to assist with the implementation of the curriculum.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Campbell, Venetta
Commitee: Pasztor, Eileen M., Ranney, Molly
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Social Work, School of
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 56/04M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Mental health, Social work, Social studies education, Health education, Curriculum development
Publication Number: 10264415
ISBN: 978-1-369-77391-0
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