Identify two strategies for selecting with whom you would collaborate in the community
For this discussion, consider the following scenario:
You are working in a rural community mental health agency and a family from Syria has come into your center to obtain services. Your community has embraced a small group of Syrian refugees and you are unsure of their cultural traditions, needs, or language. Your program director has asked you to develop a plan to address the mental health needs of the new and growing Syrian refugee population.
Develop a plan providing collaboration and inter-professional consultation to address the needs of these community members. For your discussion post, complete the following:
Identify two strategies for selecting with whom you would collaborate in the community. Discuss why you would collaborate with them and what they would contribute to your work with these families.
Identify at least two strategies on how you would discover who to consult with while developing a treatment plan for Syrian refugees. Discuss why you choose the agencies, inter-professional colleagues, and other people within the community to consult with through identification of research-based best practices.