The Research Assistant will work for the "Mental Health Profiles of Latino Adolescents and their Families in Baltimore City" project. This new project of the Global Public Health Observatory will be conducted in Baltimore City with the collaboration of the Centro Sol of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and the BSPH's Center for Adolescent Health.
Duties and Responsibilities:
*Review and Synthesis of the literature on Hispanic/Latino Health in the US.
*Review and Synthesis of literature on Mental Health of Latino populations in US (Maryland).
*Assist in the translation (English to Spanish) and adjust for the cultural context needed for the health and mental health questionnaires to be applied to Latino adolescents and their families.
*Adapt study materials; assist in the design and implementation of the subject's recruitment in collaboration with the Center of Adolescent Health (BSPH) and John Hopkins Centro Sol.
*Integrate a database of demographic, epidemiologic, and health care utilization of Latino adolescents through TAP- 2012-2017.
*Extract, review and tabulate data from the TAP program (Access Partnership Program of Johns Hopkins Medicine).
*Participate in focus groups of Latino Adolescents and their families.
*Assist in the analysis of the data/epidemiologic profiles.
*Assist in the development of the final report, presentations of the Mental Health Profiles of Latino Adolescents in Baltimore.
Bachelor's degree and experience in working with Latino groups and/or experience with qualitative research in mental health needs of vulnerable groups. Bilingual (Spanish to English).
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