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EP21 Great Conversations 01 - The Resilience, Hope and Achievements of Immigrants - Patricia Arredondo, EdD

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Great Conversations |  Multicultural
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2021
Patricia Arredondo, EdD
1 hour
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Original Program Date:
Dec 01, 2021
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Immigrants are achievers though often seen though a deficit lens. Multiple studies point to their dire decisions and persistence based on hope and a collectivistic orientation. If they succeed, others do.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify 3 types of dire decisions immigrants make.
  2. Explain why immigrants possess a collectivistic mindset.
  3. Identify 3 reasons why immigrants prefer to not attend psychotherapy.



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For the past 35 years, Dr. Arredondo has published extensively in the areas of cultural competency models and guidelines, Latinx mental health, and organizational diversity strategy. She has co-authored six books and numerous scholarly articles. Dr. Arredondo is a licensed psychologist and long-term tenured faculty for graduate programs in Clinical Mental Health and Counseling Psychology. She is sought after for keynote presentations and consultations in higher education domestically and internationally. In 2017, she delivered programs with major U.S. universities as well as in Qatar, the Dominican Republic and Guatemala. She is bilingual in English and Spanish. Her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology is from Boston University. Currently, she is President of the Arredondo Advisory Group and a Visiting Professor at Arizona State University.