On-Demand: May 6, 2021 Breaking Silences in the Model Minority: Asian American Mental Health Before and During COVID-19
May 6, 2021 Breaking Silences in the Model Minority: Asian American Mental Health Before and During COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on a dramatic rise in anti-Asian racism and violence, which pose significant harms to the health and well-being of this population. However, the mental health of Asian American and international students has been a significant but neglected challenge for much longer than one year. In this talk, the speaker will describe the mental health concerns of these two populations, discuss the role of racial stereotyping on mental health (including the so-called “model minority myth”), describe the influence of COVID-19, and discuss innovative approaches for moving forward.
This program is intended for: Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Fellows, Residents, Interns and Nurses
- List 2 barriers (structural and/or cultural) that negatively affect the ability of Asian American to access mental health care.
- Describe the impact of racial bias and stereotypes (including that of the “model minority”) on the mental health of these groups.
- Identify 1 innovative approach to improving Asian American mental health student mental health.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
McLean Hospital designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.
This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 1.00 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.
- 1.00 Participation
This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.
Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.
- 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This offering meets the criteria for 1.00 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.
Justin A. Chen, MD, MPH has no financial disclosures to report