Diversity Resources

Diversity Sessions at the 2014
Institute on Psychiatric Services

October 31 - November 2, 2014 in San Francisco

Register and More Information


  • "Mental Health: A Guide for African Americans and Their Families"
    (view video online or order copies)

  • "Mental Health: A Guide for Latinos and Their Families"
    (view video online or order copies).

  • "Real Psychiatry: Doctors in Action"
    - a video about the psychiatry profession
    (view video online or order copies)


  • Reports on Disparities

  • Women's Mental Health Issue Paper, 2009

  • Hatian Mental Health Forum, 2010

  • References on Mental Health Disparities

  • APA Action Plan for Reducing Mental Health Disparities

  • APA Position Statements on Minorities/Disparities

  • Key Federal Reports on Diversity


  • Course on Depression Treatment in Primary Care

  • Ethnic Minority Elderly Curriculum

  • Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Patients
    (from Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists (AGLP)/Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP), includes module on Diversity/People of Color)

  • An Integrative Approach to Cultural Competence in the Psychiatric Curriculum.
    Fung, K; Andermann, L; and Lo, H. Academic Psychiatry 2008; 32:272–282

  • Diversity and Cultural Competency Curriculum for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training.
    American Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

  • A Four-Year Model Curriculum on Culture, Gender, LGBT, Religion, and Spirituality for General Psychiatry
    Residency Training Programs in the United States. Lim, RF; Koike, AK; Gellerman, DM; Seritan, AL; Servis, ME; Lu, FG. 2010

Fact sheets on disparities among specific population groups

Other Diversity Resources

  • "10 Things You can do to Eliminate Disparities"

  • Diversity Mental Health Month Toolkit

  • Other Cultural Competence and Diversity Resources
Diversity Track Flyer

African American MH DVD
Latino MH DVD
Real Psychiatry DVD

Women's Mental Health

Brochures for specific population groups



Asian Americans/
Pacific Islanders


American Indians/
Alaska Natives