September 22, 2020  | 12-2:30 p.m.

Part III: Financial Impacts and Policy Solutions for Trauma in Immigrant FamiliesThe Center for Reducing Health Disparities and the California Health Care Foundation are hosting a virtual three-part symposium on Trauma-Informed Care and Services for Immigrant Families on July 28, August 25, and September 22, 2020.

In Part III: Financial Impacts and Policy Solutions for Trauma in Immigrant Families, a panel of experts that will discuss the fiscal impact and policy solutions for providing trauma-informed care to immigrant families.Part III Program: Financial Impacts and Policy Solutions for Trauma in Immigrant Families

Use the following link to register for Part III: https://tinyurl.com/UCDTrauma-InformedSymposium.

Part III Program: Financial Impacts and Policy Solutions for Trauma in Immigrant Families.

September 17, 2020

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, our Center Director, who was awarded the Ohtli Award by the by the Mexican Government. The Ohtli Award is the Government of Mexico’s highest recognition to individuals that have opened pathways to Mexicans abroad, specifically in the United States. The name of the award comes from the Nahuatl word which means "road" or "path."

Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola receives the Ohtli Award from the Mexican Government

¡Felicidades on your award, Dr. Aguilar-Gaxiola! It is well deserved.  You are truly an inspiration to many, especially to the underserved and vulnerable communities that you wholeheartedly serve.

Watch the video of Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola receiving the Ohtli Award from the Mexican Government on September 17, 2020 (in Spanish). 

Read the article from the UC Davis Health Newsroom, Mexican government honors faculty member with prestigious award.

August 25, 2020  | 12-2:30 p.m.

The Center for Reducing Health Disparities and the California Health Care Foundation are hosting a virtual three-part symposium on Trauma-Informed Care and Services for Immigrant Families on July 28, August 25, and September 22, 2020.

In Part II, experts discussed the effects the delivery of trauma-informed care and the implications for practice and policy.

Part II Program: How health systems and providers can deliver trauma-informed care to immigrant families.

Part II Recording: A recording of the Part II - Trauma in immigrant families: Public charge, DACA and COVID-19 webinar is available below. 

Symposium Part II - Trauma in immigrant families

Symposium Part II - Trauma in immigrant families: How Health Systems and Providers Can Deliver Trauma-Informed Care to Immigrant Families

August 20, 2020  | 1 - 2 p.m. (PDT)

CalMatters hosted a conversation on the long-term impact of the pandemic on the mental health of kids in California. 

CalMatters health and welfare reporter Elizabeth Aguilera moderated the conversation about the potential long-term effects of COVID-19 on mental health, what behaviors to watch for in your child and how to help them cope with the stress of the pandemic. Panel members included Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris - Surgeon General of California, Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola -Director of the UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities, and Patricia Lozano - Executive Director of Early Edge California. 

Click below for a recording of the event.

PolicyMatters: Will the kids be all right?

PolicyMatters: Will the kids be all right?

28 de julio, 2020  | 6 p.m.

Webinario COVID-19 & LatinosEl Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, director del centro, será presentador en un seminario web, titulado “COVID-19 y el impacto en la comunidad Hispana & Latina.”  Las organizaciones UNLV, United Way y Nevada Minority Health and Equity Coalition hablará con expertos que compartirán en español información de vital importancia acerca del COVID-19. Acompáñenos el 28 de julio a las 6 p.m. PST para este seminario importante. Inscríbete en: http://bit.ly/ampequity_web2

July 28, 2020  | 12-2:30 p.m.

The Center for Reducing Health Disparities and the California Health Care Foundation are hosting a virtual three-part symposium on Trauma-Informed Care and Services for Immigrant Families on July 28, August 25, and September 22, 2020.

In Part I, experts discussed the effects of trauma on immigrant families with regard to public charge, DACA and COVID-19.

Part I Presentations: Slide decks from our panel experts Dr. Luis Zayas, Samantha Artiga, and Mayra Alvarez are available.

Part I Recording: A recording of the Part 1 - Trauma in immigrant families: Public charge, DACA and COVID-19 webinar is available below. 

Symposium Part I - Trauma in immigrant families

Symposium Part I - Trauma in immigrant families: Public charge, DACA and COVID-19

July 24, 2020  |  12-1:30 p.m.

Flyer for Health Disparities and the Latinx Experience During COVID-19Please join our Center Director, Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola next Friday, July 24, 12pm-1:30pm for a presentation on Health Disparities and the Latinx Experience During COVID-19, which will be hosted by the Mendocino Latinx Alliance. This event will be bilingual, where attendees can choose a language (English/Spanish) option.

24 de julio de 2020 | 12-1:30 p.m.Volante de disparidades de salud y la experiencia Latinx durante COVID-19

Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, nuestro Director del Centro, va presenter sobre disparidades de salud y la experiencia Latinx durante COVID-19. Este evento es alojado por la Alianza Mendocino Latinx. Participantes tienen la opción de escoger el idioma en inglés o en español.

June 23, 2020  | 1-3 p.m.Amplify Equity: COVID-19's Impact  on Nevada's Diversity & Equity Populations

Amplify Equity: COVID-19's Impact on Nevada's Diversity & Equity Populations Webinar, featuring our Center Director, Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola as the Keynote Speaker. 

Please join us for this upcoming event by registering at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/amplify-equity-covid-19-impact-on-nevadas-diversity-equity-populations-tickets-107788187370.

Access to the recorded webinar Amplify Equity: COVID-19's Impact on Nevada's Diversity & Equity Populations is available here.



June 18, 2020 Science Cafe: COVID-19 and the Emerging Mental Health Crisis

Please join the next virtual Science Cafe, COVID-19 and the Emerging Mental Health Crisis. This conversation will feature Dr. Toby Ewing of the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, Dr. Jim Kooler of the California Department of Health Care Services Behavioral Health Division, and Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, our Center Director and the Director of Community Engagement for the Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC).

Please see the flyer for more details along with the registration information.

COVID-19 and the Emerging Mental Health Crisis Slide Deck

Access to the recorded webinar from the June 30, 2020, Science Cafe, COVID-19 and the Emerging Mental Health Crisis is available here.

A PDF of the slide deck is also available.Slide deck from webinar COVID-19 and the Emerging Mental Health Crisis

9 de junio de 2020 | June 9, 2020 

Salud mental de las comunidades de migrantes en la EUA y México contra COVID 19Flyer of Mental Health of Migrant Communities in the USA and Mexico and COVID 19

El Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, director del centro, será presentador y panelista en un seminario, titulado “Salud mental de las comunidades de migrantes en EU y México ante el COVID19.”  La organización América Sin Muros hablará con diferentes especialistas, reconocidos a nivel nacional e internacional, sobre el impacto en la salud mental de miles de migrantes ante la pandemia. Acompáñenos el 9 de junio a las 4 p.m. PST para este seminario importante.

FB: https://lnkd.in/gFr5wTK
TW: https://lnkd.in/gMyrd3w
LINKEDIN: https://lnkd.in/gnT-wiw

Mental Health of Migrant Communities in USA and Mexico against COVID19 (in Spanish)

Our Center Director Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola will be a presenter and panelist on this webinar. The organization America Sin Muros will talk to different specialists, nationally and internationally recognized, regarding the impact on the mental health of thousands of migrants in the face of the pandemic. Please join us June 9 at 4 p.m. PST:

FB: https://lnkd.in/gFr5wTK
TW: https://lnkd.in/gMyrd3w
LINKEDIN: https://lnkd.in/gnT-wiw

8 de mayo de 2020 | May 8, 2020 

Evento en vivo por Facebook Live con el senador Benjamín Robles de Oaxaca, México

La Salud de los Mexicanos en los E.U.A.: La salud de los mexicanos en los E.U.A. ¿Porqué han resultado ser la población más vulnerable?

Facebook Live Event with Senator Benjamin Robles from Oaxaca, Mexico (in Spanish)

Mexican Health in the U.S.: Health of Mexicans in the US Why have they turned out to be the most vulnerable population?

La Salud de los Mexicanos en los E.U.A.

La Salud de los Mexicanos en los E.U.A. | Mexican Health in the U.S.

7 de mayo de 2020 / May 7, 2020 

Entrevista con Radio Bilingüe

El efecto de salud mental de COVID-19

La angustia financiera y el aislamiento social debido a la crisis del coronavirus están desencadenando una ola de sufrimiento emocional y mental que nunca se ha visto antes. Muchas personas se estresan y se preocupan por la salud de sus familiares y amigos. En el Mes Nacional de Concientización sobre la Salud Mental, expertos fueron invitados a informar sobre el acceso a la telemedicina y la teleconsejería desde el hogar para combatir la crisis, recomendaron recursos que salvan vidas y dieron consejos prácticos sobre qué hacer si un ser querido está sufriendo de pena/aflicción, ansiedad, y depresión. Estos y otros temas se discutieron en esta edición.

Radio Bilingüe Interview (in Spanish)

Mental Health Toll of Covid-19

Financial distress and social isolation due to the coronavirus crisis are triggering an unprecedented wave of mental and emotional suffering. Many stress and worry over the health of family and friends. On National Mental Health Awareness Month, guest experts report on access telemedicine and telecounseling from home to fight the crisis, recommend lifesaving resources, and give practical advice on what to do if a loved one is struggling with grief, anxiety and depression. These and other topics are discussed in this edition.

May 5, 2020 UCSF IGHS COVID-19: Health Disparities Flyer

UCSF IGHS COVID-19: Health Disparities PostcardThe UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences (IGHS) invited Dr. Aguilar-Gaxiola to be part of a webinar panel focusing on evidence of distress related to COVID-19 in the United States and the disparate impact the virus is having on communities of color. You are all invited and encouraged to access the recorded webinar below. A PDF of the slide deck is also available. 

IGHS COVID-19 Series: Health Disparities

Recorded webinar hosted by the UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences (IGHS) COVID-19 Series: Health Disparities.

April 30, 2020 Science Cafe: COVID-19 in our Sacramento Communities

We would like to invite you to join Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, our Center Director, who also serves as the Director of Community Engagement for the Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC), for a virtual Science Café; COVID-19 in our Sacramento Communities: Prospects, Resources, Preparations.

Please see the flyer for more details along with the registration information.

Recorded webinar from COVID-19 A Conversation with Brad Pollock and Eric GuerraAccess to the recorded webinar from the April 30, 2020, Science Cafe, COVID-19 A Conversation with Dr. Brad Pollock and Councilman Eric Guerra is available here.

24 de abril de 2020 | April 24, 2020 

Consejos y Herramientas para la salud mental de nuestras comunidades durante la Pandemia del CoronavirusConsejos y Herramientas para la salud mental de nuestras comunidades durante la Pandemia del Coronavirus

El director del Centro, el Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, dio una presentación en español titulada “Consejos y Herramientas para la Salud Mental de Nuestras Comunidades Durante la Pandemia de Coronavirus.” La presentación no solo dio consejos y recursos para la salud mental, sino también incluyó datos y estadísticas de varios resultados de encuestas (y propensiones) nacionales y de California sobre el grado de la amenaza de COVID-19 y como está afectando la salud mental de la población.

Esta presentación fue patrocinada por la organización Asociación Americana de México (AMA) .  Esta organización incluye una red de más de 350 líderes que representan organizaciones comunitarias, corporaciones, instituciones académicas, gobiernos locales, cámaras de comercio, medios de comunicación, pequeñas empresas, instituciones religiosas y muchos otros sectores de la sociedad a través de los Estados Unidos.

La presentación fue grabada, y su grabación puede ser escuchada en la página indicada abajo. El archivo de las diapositivas en forma de PDF están disponibles aquí.

Por favor comparta con las comunidades que hablen español. 

Obtenga la grabación American Mexican Association (AMA).

Tips and Resources for Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic (in Spanish)

Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, our Center Director presented on Tips and Resources for Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic. In addition, the presentation includes results of national and California polls (and trends) about the extent to which the COVID-19 threat is affecting the mental health of the population.

This presentation was sponsored by the American Mexican Association (AMA) network (www.ama-usa.org), a network of over 350 leaders who represent community organizations, corporations, academic institutions, local governments, chambers of commerce, media, small businesses, religious institutions, and many other sectors of society across the US. 

The recorded webinar, titled Consejos y Herramientas para la Salud Mental de Nuestras Comunidades Durante la Pandemia del Coronavirus, is available to view below, and a PDF of the slide deck is available here.

Please share with your Spanish speaking communities.

 

AMA Webinar

Obtenga la grabación American Mexican Association (AMA). | Recorded webinar hosted by the American Mexican Association.

April 10, 2020 | 9 am - 4 pm PST2020 NAMI Multicultural Symposium

Through this FREE event, NAMI CA seeks to bridge the gaps created by mental health stigma by bringing together Southern California community leaders, providers, families, and peers from diverse communities to foster an open dialogue about the successes and challenges various communities have experienced. We look forward to highlighting innovative approaches to improving the mental health of diverse populations.

*Refreshments & Lunch are provided*
*Interpretation available*

10 de abril de 2020 | 9 am - 4 pm PST

2020 NAMI Multicultural SymposiumA través de este evento gratuito, NAMI CA busca reducir el estigma de salud mental reuniendo a líderes de la comunidad del sur de California, proveedores y personas de comunidades diversas afectadas por la enfermedad mental para fomentar un diálogo abierto sobre los éxitos y desafíos en esta región. Esperamos hablar sobre enfoques innovadores para mejorar la salud mental de poblaciones diversas.

*Se proporcionan refrescos y almuerzos*
*Interpretación de ingles a español disponible*

6 de abril de 2020  

Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola fue entrevistado por Telemundo.

April 6, 2020

Telemundo interview with Dr. Aguilar-Gaxiola (in Spanish).

¿Ansiedad por aislamiento? Un médico explica como

¿Ansiedad por aislamiento? Un médico explica como puedes combatirla | Isolation anxiety? A doctor explains how you can fight it

January thru March 2020

Our Center for Reducing Health Disparities in collaboration with NAMI CA will once again be offering a Cultural Competence Training Series. This training will be a 3 part series as listed below:Training Series Flyer

Cultural and Linguistic Competence Trainings:

Part I: Mental Health 101 for Diverse Learners and Communities, scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 21, 3pm-5:30pm via webinar. (Dr. Puja Chadha)  Click here for registration. 

Part II: Foundations of Cultural and Linguistic Competence, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 19, 11am-1:30pm  via webinar (Dr. Puja Chadha)  Click here for registration. 

Part III: Principles of Community Engagement, scheduled Tuesday, Mar. 31, 12pm-2:30pm in person @ UC Davis Education Building, Rm. 1222 or via webinar (Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola)  Click here for registration. 

January 16, 2020 | 6 pm - 8 pm PST 

Science Café Topic: YES WE CAN! Early Detection of Lung CancerScience Cafe logo

Since 2016, Science Café events, supported by the CTSC’s Community Engagement Program, have provided a forum for researchers and community members to share knowledge on community-relevant health issues and cutting-edge science, 

 

This event
is open to all with free admission and light refreshments.

November 9, 2019

NAMI California: "Cultural Linguistic Compentence Training"

November 2, 2019

One Health Symposium: "US/Mexico Border"

October 26, 2019

Spanish Mini Medical School / La Mini Escuela de Medicina en Español: El miedo es mas fuerte que la razón: "Las reglas 'Carga Publica' y 'Consciencia' y sus efectos"

UC Davis Health annually hosts the Mini-Medical School in Spanish, La Mini Escuela de Medicina en Español each fall on the Sacramento campus of UC Davis. The event is sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Center for Reducing Health Disparities and the Latino Aging Research Resource Center of UC Davis.

The Spanish Mini-Medical School is held from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th St., Sacramento. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with opening remarks at 8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast and lunch are included.

Unique in the nation, the course provides Spanish-speaking middle-aged and older adults and caregivers the opportunity to learn leading-edge, health-related practical information in their native language. The course includes information that can be used in daily life for discussion with Spanish-speaking health-care professionals at UC Davis and throughout the community. Discussion topics include vascular diseases, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and the co-occurrence of diabetes and depression.

Participation is first-come, first-served and limited to 100 attendees. Pre-registration is required, however participants will be admitted at the door if space is available. To register in Spanish or English, please call 916-734-5243.

UC Davis Health is improving lives and transforming health care by providing excellent patient care, conducting groundbreaking research, fostering innovative, interprofessional education, and creating dynamic, productive partnerships with the community. For more information, visit health.ucdavis.edu.

September 25, 2019

USDA Outreach Diversity, and Equal Opportunity Advisory Committee Hispanic Heritage Month: "Transnational Migration and Mental Health of Latino Immigrants"

August 31, 2019

MIND Institute Annual Conference: "La Depresion: Es un Problema Individual o de Toda la Familia?"

August 2, 2019

2019 MIND Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders: "Mental Health Needs and Supports for the Family of a Child with a Developmental Disability"

June 26, 2019

The Humanitarian Crisis at the US-Mexico Border: A Deeper Dive from Diverse Lenses: "Impact Beyond the Border and Our Role"

April 30, 2019

NAMI California's Youth Leaders Creating Life-Long Advocates Symposium: Childhood Trauma and Trauma Informed Care

April 5, 2019

NAMI Webinar: "Principles of Community Engagement"

March 19, 2019

SCRP Conference: Working with Difficult to Engage Populations: "Trauma and Immigration"

November 9, 2018

Refugee Project

November 9, 2018

NAMI Presentation: "Cultural and Linguistic Competence Training Part III: Principles of Community Engagement"

April 23, 2018

LEND Neurodevelopmental Disorders Seminar: "Understanding Mental Health for NDD across Cultures"

March 17, 2018

39th Annual State Migrant Parent Conference