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Brazil's Answer to a Global Mental Health Crisis: Integrative Community Therapy

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Integrative Community Therapy is a method of conducting large dialogic groups, facilitated by lay people or professionals, that provide social and emotional support in a unique way. The Brazilians call it “solidarity care”, noting that its the community that is the therapy. Visible Hands Collaborative is making the first effort to bring it to the US and the anglophone world. Dr. Barreto will describe ICT’s developments, outline how it is organized, the principles it is based on, and share information about its results. The challenges in front of any effort to translate it from its Brazilian culture form to an American one will be highlighted, as well as the ways that might facilitate this to happen. Reception to follow the lecture.

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Tuesday, April 19 at 5:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.

Brazil's Answer to a Global Mental Health Crisis: Integrative Community Therapy

Integrative Community Therapy is a method of conducting large dialogic groups, facilitated by lay people or professionals, that provide social and emotional support in a unique way. The Brazilians call it “solidarity care”, noting that its the community that is the therapy. Visible Hands Collaborative is making the first effort to bring it to the US and the anglophone world. Dr. Barreto will describe ICT’s developments, outline how it is organized, the principles it is based on, and share information about its results. The challenges in front of any effort to translate it from its Brazilian culture form to an American one will be highlighted, as well as the ways that might facilitate this to happen. Reception to follow the lecture.

Dial-In Information

Registration

Tuesday, April 19 at 5:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.

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