Since 2007, our center has served as a leader in removing cultural and linguistic barriers in mental health care in New York State. The Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence is one of two research centers designated by the New York State Office of Mental Health to investigate and disseminate best practices in the delivery of culturally competent mental health services to underserved populations who are affected by cultural and linguistic barriers.
The Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence is one of two research centers designated by the New York State Office of Mental Health to investigate and disseminate best practices in the delivery of culturally competent mental health services to underserved populations who are affected by cultural and linguistic...More Information
Dr. Cabassa joined the CUSSW faculty in July 2012. He is also an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatric Social Work (in Psychiatry) in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Assistant Director of the New York State Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence at the New York State Psychiatric...More Information
Jennifer L. Humensky’s research focuses on mental health policy, translating research into policy, first episode psychosis, and education and employment for persons with psychiatric disorders. Her professional interests include investigating racial and ethnic disparities in access to mental health care and cultural competence in health care...More Information
Neil Krishan Aggarwal’s research focus is cross-cultural diagnostic assessment and treatment planning with racial and ethnic minorities in mental health...More Information
We are excited to announce a financial wellness event at Rutgers University in which Oscar Jimenez-Solomon will be presenting:
Financial wellness involves having enough money to meet practical needs as well as a sense of control over and knowledge about personal finances. This event will focus on how asset development, money management, and financial education services are helping people achieve financial wellness. Mr. Jimenez-Solomon will be presenting around his work on the financial capability and wellness of people engaged in peer-operated employment services, with the goal of increasing economic empowerment.
This event will take place on Tuesday, December 15th 2015, from 1:00-4:00 pm. For more information please view the event flyer Here.