These are among the many sessions planned for APA’s 2003 annual meeting in which patients’ cultural, ethnic, and sexual backgrounds will be discussed in terms of their implications for treatment.
Tuessday, May 20
9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Component workshop: "Racism: Diagnostic and Treatment Considerations," Committee of Black Psychiatrists
Component workshop: "IMGs: Challenges and Solutions,"
Committee on International Medical Graduates
2 p.m.-5 p.m. Symposium: "Developing Cultural Competent Services for Minority Populations," Assembly Committee of Minority and Underrepresented Group Representatives
Wednesday, May 21
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Component workshop: "Why Psychiatry? Says Mom,"
Committee of Asian-American Psychiatrists
Component workshop: "Intersex Conditions: Controversies and new Approaches to Treatment," Committee on Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Issues
Component workshop: "Depressive Disorders and Hispanics: A Development Perspective," Committee of Hispanic Psychiatrists
Thursday, May 22
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Component workshop: "Biracial or Bicultural Americans: Issues and Insights for Therapy," Caucus of Asian-American Psychiatrists
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