Catherine Medina, Ph.D.
Catherine Medina, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Puerto Rican and Latin@ Studies. Catherine teaches courses in casework practice, micro foundation theory and practice, social welfare policy, and health disparities among Latinos. Her areas of specialization include mental health services to Latin@ children and adolescents, social work practice with abused and neglected children, provision of culturally competent services, social work practice with Latin@ individuals and families, advising/mentoring, and recruitment and retention of Latino/as in social work programs.
Predictors of HIV Testing for Low-income Women of Color
Health/Mental Health Intervention Research
Integration of Mental Health Practices in After School Programs
Assessing Clinical Competencies in Field Education
Enhancing Cultural Competencies in Mental Health Policy/Practice