Mental & General Health Support Services

La Cocina - Colorado
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La Cocina

La Cocina

 

La Cocina is a Latinx-founded, Latinx-serving, and Latinx-led mental health agency.

Their work

La Cocina provides full access to traditional and nontraditional forms of mental health and health equity support services for the Latinx immigrant community. These services include culturally attuned Spanish-language behavioral & mental health services, immigrant-led community peer-supports, and forensic mental health assessments. Offered at no cost, all La Cocina services are available to any/all Spanish-speaking persons demonstrating financial need.

Services:

  • Mil Dias De Amor
    • Mental wellness services for children 0-5 years old; Circle of Security Group for parents of children 0-5; Child-Parent Psychotherapy/ Trauma treatment.
  • La Cocina 6+
    • Therapeutic services for families with children ages 6+, including individual, couples, and family therapy. Tu Pausa: a group for reducing anxiety, depression, and stress. L-Grupo is a group of Latinx adolescents ages 13 to 17 years old.
  • Mind Over Border (MOB)
    • Forensic Mental Health Assessments (FMHA’s) for children and adults in immigration proceedings. Expert training for Spanish-speaking clinicians interested in learning La Cocina’s FMHA model. The MOB program also leads systems-change advocacy efforts in the community focused on the intersection of mental health and immigration.
  • Internship Program
    • La Cocina’s Internship Program is philosophically grounded in the practitioner-scholar model of professional psychology and accepts students from accredited institutions in clinical or counseling masters’ programs. Aimed to cultivate highly skilled clinicians with a strong professional identity as culturally responsive mental health providers with a passion for justice via meaningful self-reflection and strong competence in core tenets of Liberation Psychology.

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AMA – Aprender Mediante Amistad

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Cultural Inclusivity – Denver Public Library

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Services offered to families experiencing trauma due to immigration.

Services Available
Trainings- empower families in growth and well- being

Support groups- to share stories and heal from experiences.

Individual/family therapy- bilingual therapists with experience with immigration issues who individuals and families through, heal, and overcome experiences.

TheDream.US: Large scholarship for DACA & undocumented college students!

https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/TheDream.US Scholarship:  There are thousands of Dreamers graduating from America’s high schools and community colleges each year. TheDream.US believes that everyone, regardless of where they were born, should...

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