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PASEO


A Spanish for Mental Health Immersion Program

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PASEO


A Spanish for Mental Health Immersion Program

 

OVERVIEW

 

Psychology and Spanish Elective Opportunity (PASEO, LLC) is an immersion-based language training program designed to build Spanish skills for use in mental health settings. It is suitable for students and professionals in psychology, psychiatry, clinical social work and related fields. 

 

 
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THE PROGRAM


PASEO is committed to uniting individuals who are passionate about global mental health

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THE PROGRAM


PASEO is committed to uniting individuals who are passionate about global mental health

Psychology and Spanish Elective Opportunity (PASEO) LLC, is a bilingual mental health organization that offers specialized language and culture training for students and professionals in psychology and related fields. The program is designed to help individuals in the mental health field strengthen their linguistic and clinical skills to better service Latino populations in the United States and globally, while also providing psychoeducational and mental health prevention services to children and families in low resource regions of Peru who might not otherwise be able to access such services.

PASEO works in collaboration with local non-profits and educational centers in Northern Peru and in the Peruvian highlands, as well as with local language teachers and mental health professionals, in an attempt to offer a sustainable, responsible, and culturally-sensitive immersion and practicum experience. 

All students in the PASEO program participate in the following:

1. Specialized training in Spanish for mental health.

2. Didactic seminars on working with Latino clients and on delivering mental health in low resource settings.

3. Service learning through engagement in psychosocial and educational activities.

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OUR PARTNERS


PASEO works with organizations across Peru to help students gain insight into mental health in different contexts.

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OUR PARTNERS


PASEO works with organizations across Peru to help students gain insight into mental health in different contexts.

OTRA COSA NETWORK

Huanchaco, Peru

Otra Cosa Network's mission is to promote social development and education in local communities in Northern Peru. In addition to supporting around twenty local partners by providing volunteers to assist with social projects, OCN runs five of it's own projects which are all part of the Huanchaco Education and Learning Program (HELP). HELP is dedicated to advancing the education possibilities and resources for lower income children and adults in and around Huanchaco, and more remote parts of Peru.

SOLID INTERNATIONAL

Ayacucho, Peru

Solid International is an organization based in the central highlands of Peru that seeks to provide economic and social empowerment services to vulnerable groups as well as social entrepreneurs in order to improve the quality of life of all participants. PASEO works primarily with the Solid's psychosocial program, Diamanta, which works to empower and protect adolescents in vulnerable situations related to poverty, partner violence, sexual abuse and teenage pregnancy.

UNIVERSITY OF DENVER

Denver, Colorado

PASEO collaborates with the Master's Program in International Disaster Psychology (MAIDP) at the University of Denver. The MAIDP program is designed for those who wish to provide effective mental health and psychosocial services to individuals and communities in the US and globally who are affected by traumatic events, acute and chronic civil conflict, natural disasters and health-related pandemics. This collaboration enables us to provide program evaluation services to our partners in Peru at little to no cost.