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Wellness group sessions train psychiatric nurse practitioner students, with supervision from board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner clinical faculty, to provide valuable mental health services to community members. These groups also provide valuable student training on how to effectively utilize telehealth technology to reach underserved individuals, with mental health needs, in community settings. Outreach efforts focus on, but are not limited to, Latino youth/young adults, to decrease stigma related to accessing mental health services. Training has a special focus on cultural competence which includes the provision of culturally and linguistically services that are responsive to individual culture, race, ethnicity, age, gender, and other spiritual beliefs in accordance with the goals of the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA). These sessions involve participants from the CSULB undergraduate student body, Jordan Hight School, HOAG Community Health Center, and the Paramount Community Center. These community partners have approved multiple groups to run over eight weeks during the semester.

CSULB Students

CSULB Student Housing Los Cerritos HallThe Office of Housing and Residential Life at California State University, Long Beach recognizes that learning takes place both in and out of the classroom. Student housing seeks to create inclusive communities that foster student health and wellness, personal and social development, academic excellence and good citizenship. In collaboration with campus partners, Housing os responsive to the needs of residents and clients and endeavors to provide high quality service. The office is committed to a clean, well maintained, safe and secure environment for the comfort and protection of students, faculty, staff and guests.

 

Jordan High School

Jordan High School buildingsJordan High School was founded in 1933 and throughout the years its students have built the reputation of being friendly and sincere young people. For this reason Jordan has come to be known as "The Friendly School." Graduates have achieved outstanding success in many varied professions and occupations, most of the credit for these achievements belonging to the sincere, dedicated teachers at Jordan . Every young person who makes a sincere effort to improve mentally, physically, and emotionally can be assured of encouragement and unlimited assistance from the faculty at Jordan.

Hoag Health Center

Hoag Health Center front entranceHoag takes a team-based approach to all aspects of health care, where the individual and their family are the focus. Whether they are treating cancer, heart disease or women’s health, renowned experts partner with patients to provide personalized care. Hoag services cover a variety of health topics including but not limited to cancer, health & vasular diseases, neurosciences, women's helath, mental health, digestive health, diabetes, addiction, pregnancy, rehabilitation and much more.

Paramount Community Center

Paramount Community Center front entranceThe Community Center at Paramount Park is a valuable resource and meeting place for the city of Paramount. It offers the city’s largest banquet room that is a central location for community gatherings, meetings, services and seminars.