Catherine Medina, PhD

Associate Professor


Catherine Medina, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and faculty of theĀ Puerto Rican and Latin@ Studies Project. 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.

Research Interests

Predictors of HIV Testing for Low-income Women of Color
Health/Mental Health Intervention Research
Integration of Mental Health Practices in After School Programs
Aging
Assessing Clinical Competencies in Field Education
Enhancing Cultural Competencies in Mental Health Policy/Practice

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Catherine Medina
Contact Information
Emailcatherine.medina@uconn.edu
Phone(959) 200-3672
Office LocationRoom 318 HSSW