WEBINAR: Curanderismo- Incorporating Traditional Latino Folk Remedies in Treatment Plans

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Aug 30, 2012
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location
online

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On August 30 from 11:30 AM until 12:30 PM PDT, the Texas/Oklahoma AIDS Education & Training Center (TX/OK AETC) will host a webinar for health care professionals caring for people living with HIV, entitled :

Curanderismo:  Incorporating Traditional Latino Folk Remedies in Treatment Plans ”  

Click here to register and for more information.

PRESENTER

 

Mary Jane Garza is a writer, artist and lecturer who lives in Austin, Texas.  In 1986, she received a B.F.A. from the University of Texas.  A native of South Texas, she was raised around Mexican folk healers and traveled many times to Mexico with her family to visit curanderos and spiritualistas.  She has studies different health modalities over the years and provided spiritual healing services to the Mujeres Project in San Antonio, a non-profit agency providing social services to Latinos with AIDS and practices in Austin.

 

OVERVIEW

 

This free training will go over curanderismo and other elements of Latino cultural identity to improve health outcomes of Latinos living with HIV .

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 

By participating in this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Understand cultural differences in approaches to health care
  • Recognize some of the benefits and risks of HIV treatment and care
  • Learn how to communicate with patients about the use of traditional folk remedies

Questions:  Please email questions about this webinar to Ashley Tijerina.