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CASAT Conversations is a resource for exploring behavioral health topics. These topics explore the complex connection between how our environment, behaviors and actions impact our health and wellbeing. With a wide-range of timely topics, CASAT Conversations is geared towards having meaningful conversations with people sharing their capacity for personal growth and change, coupled with subject matter expert educational insights. Contact us at Learning@casat.org anytime!

Funding for the podcast was provided by the Nevada Resilience Project.

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CASAT Conversations is a resource for exploring behavioral health topics. These topics explore the complex connection between how our environment, behaviors and actions impact our health and wellbeing. With a wide-range of timely topics, CASAT Conversations is geared towards having meaningful conversations with people sharing their capacity for personal growth and change, coupled with subject matter expert educational insights. Contact us at Learning@casat.org anytime!

Funding for the podcast was provided by the Nevada Resilience Project.

    Season 3 Bonus Episode: Giving Voice to Racism, Intergenerational Trauma, and Health Inequity in America

    Season 3 Bonus Episode: Giving Voice to Racism, Intergenerational Trauma, and Health Inequity in America

    In this powerful episode, Claudia shares her lived experience of racism, intergenerational trauma, and health inequity. She discusses her healing journey, and the need for people to share their stories.

    Claudia Martinez, Crisis Intervention Specialist
    Claudia Martinez has over 25 years of experience in healthcare.  Claudia feels that she has been blessed with the ability to communicate in English and Spanish and she comes with a very diverse background.  Unfortunately, she has had to face many challenges one of them is discrimination which is why Claudia is here today to hell her story in hopes of encouraging others to speak out.

    • 41 min
    Season 3 Episode 10: Living in a Rural Community: Examining the Impact on Health

    Season 3 Episode 10: Living in a Rural Community: Examining the Impact on Health

    Marena Works discusses important considerations for policy and services in order to promote health equity in rural communities. She shares barriers to health for citizens living in rural communities, and innovative strategies for overcoming these challenges. In addition, she highlights health disparities and what needs to be done in order to support citizens who live in rural areas.

    Key Terms: Rural health, healthspan, lifespan, mental health, chronic disease, cultural competency, community advocacy, public health, substance use, access to care, clinician shortage, telehealth

    Resources:

    Community Health Rankings

    Rural Health Information Hub

    Rural Health: HRSA Data

    Nevada Rural and Frontier Health Data Book

    CASAT Catalyst Blog Post: The State of Health in Nevada

    • 39 min
    Season 3 Episode 9: Understanding the State of Health Equity in Nevada

    Season 3 Episode 9: Understanding the State of Health Equity in Nevada

    Jose Meléndrez joins us to discuss what is being done within the State of Nevada to promote health equity for all Nevadans. He shares how community partnerships and grassroots movements are positively impacting minority populations. He also highlights the need to mobilize each community in order to move the needle to a more health equitable society.



    Key terms: racism, health inequity, diversity, intentional communication, cultural competence, cultural humility

    Resources:

    Nevada Minority Health and Equity Coalition

    • 42 min
    Season 3 Episode 8: Democracy, Equity and Health Care

    Season 3 Episode 8: Democracy, Equity and Health Care

    In this episode, Dr. Eloisa Gordon-Mora discusses the connection between our understandings of democracy, and with respect to equity and health care. From her political science formation, she analysis the notion of “democracy” itself, addressing its historical evolution and from comparative, global perspectives, as well as myths, assumptions and values that are connected to the notion. She gives a brief overview of how other, high-income, developed nations, and other global examples, compare and contrast to the US, regarding their classifications as full-democracies, as well as in their provisioning of health care access, delivery and quality of care.

    • 56 min
    Season 3 Episode 7: Human Dynamics in Healthcare

    Season 3 Episode 7: Human Dynamics in Healthcare

    This week we are joined by Zhizhong (Z) Li. Z is a seasoned trauma and critical care nurse, who is now nursing faculty at the University of Nevada, Reno. Z highlights inequities seen in emergency care, and how stigma can impact patient care. He shares how human dynamics play a role in patient treatment and patient outcomes. We discuss how leadership plays an important role in addressing health equity. You won't want to miss this insightful conversation.

    Key Topics: Transformational leadership, quantum leadership, moral injury, cultural competence, moral ethics, compassion fatigue.

    • 1 hr
    Season 3 Episode 6: Food Unites Us In Health

    Season 3 Episode 6: Food Unites Us In Health

    Lorena Drago, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE discusses how food/nutrition play an essential role in health equity. We discuss the importance of language in health education, along with how assumptions about culture are a detriment to health. She shares important questions for clinicians to ask regarding food insecurity. Lastly, we discuss barriers in diabetes education, and the need to address them.

    Resources:

    Lorena Drago: The Multicultural Nutrition Expert 

    • 59 min

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