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Diversity Resources

Below are resources for those interested in pursuing further information about diversity related issues, organizations, and funding opportunities.

In honor of BIPOC Mental Health Month, the Serving Underrepresented and Low Income Clients Workgroup of the UC San Diego Psychiatry Diversity Committee has compiled a list of community organizations that offer mental health services, education, and/or resources specifically targeted for BIPOC communities in San Diego County.

​Organization​Community Served
​Resources​Website
​United Women of East Africa (UWEAST)​East African women and youth​Preventative and behavioral health educationhttps://www.uweast.org/services/
​Union of Pan Asian Communities (UPAC)​Asian, Pacific Islander​Counseling and addiction treatment and recovery, Community wellness clinichttps://www.upacsd.com/

​License to Freedom​Refugee and immigrant survivors of domestic abuse​Counseling services, domestic violence treatment program http://www.licensetofreedom.org/programs.html
​Operation Samahan​Low-income Filipinos/Asians and other low income families in San Diego County ​Community health center that provides health and mental health serviceshttps://www.operationsamahan.org/en/
​Kalusugan Community Services​Filipino American community and others​Community health center providing mental health services, and social programs http://kalusugan.org/
​Somali Family Service of San Diego (SFS)​Somali​Education and access to mental health serviceshttps://www.somalifamilyservice.org/index.php/programs/health-wellness.html
​National Latino Behavioral Health Association​Latin American​Resources, educationhttp://www.nlbha.org/
​Therapy for Latin Americans​Latin American​Latin American provider directory for mental health serviceshttps://www.therapyforlatinx.com/
​Psychology Today​Latin American​Latin American provider directory for mental health serviceshttps://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/hispanic-and-latino
​Asian Mental Health Collective​Asian​Provider directory, community resourceshttps://www.asianmhc.org/
​San Diego American Indian Health Center​Native American​Counseling, addiction treatment, spiritual supporthttps://sdaihc.org/service/behavioral-health/
​Union of Pan Asian Communities​Asian​Counseling, addiction treatment, educationhttps://www.upacsd.com/
​Human Rights Campaign – QTBIPOC Mental Health and Well-Being ​BIPOC​QTBIPOC Mental Health Resourceshttps://www.hrc.org/resources/qtbipoc-mental-health-and-well-being

2013 Grand Rounds presentation by Dr. Eyler and the Committee: “Dealing with the Unseen: Assessing and Addressing Unconscious Bias for Departmental and Professional Success”
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Disability & Accommodations

Tammie Haugen, CPDM - Interim Manager, Worker's Compensation & Disability Management | T: 619-543-3309
Disability & Accommodation Specialist Facilitate:
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  • Permanent work accommodation requests
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  • Medical separations
  • All employees are entitled to reasonable accommodations, regardless of appointment status, includes job applicants

Strategies for Addressing Microaggressions

Below is a list of resources for responding to microaggressions, as shared in the microaggressions trainee panel webinar jointly hosted by Hispanic Neuropsychological Society, Asian Neuropsychological Association, and Society for Black Neuropsychology on Jan. 26, 2021. Additional resources shared by Dr. Kiara Wesley are also included.

Tool: Interrupting Microaggressions
https://academicaffairs.ucsc.edu/events/documents/Microaggressions_InterruptHO_2014_11_182v5.pdf

Responding to Microaggressions Tip Sheet
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1poK5xBJ7lbZpJD-va_ENh3KEMzfoc9os/view?usp=sharing

12 Tips for Responding to Microaggressions
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30277121/

Evelyn Carter
https://www.evelyn-carter.com/research

Drs. Luke Wood and Frank Harris: R.A.V.E.N
https://diverseeducation.com/article/176397/
https://www.ohsu.edu/sites/default/files/2020-06/RAVEN%20approach%20to%20microaggressions.pdf

Pamela Hays' ADDRESSING framework
https://www.ohio.edu/cas/psychology/diversity/addressing-model

Drs. Cynthia Ganote, Floyd Chueng, and Tasha Souza: model of micro-resistance model called Opening the Front Door (OTFD)
https://www.unomaha.edu/faculty-support/teaching-excellence/microaggressions-handout.pdf

Training Model for Addressing Microaggressions in Group Therapy
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00207284.2019.1680989

Sue, D. W., Alsaidi, S., Awad, M. N., Glaeser, E., Calle, C. Z., & Mendez, N. (2019). Disarming racial microaggressions: Microintervention strategies for targets, White allies, and bystanders. American Psychologist, 74(1), 128–142. https://doi.org/10.1037/amp0000296

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