Culturally Responsive Practices with Immigrant Youth and Families in Care
Time & Location
About the Event
Immigrant communities face unique challenges due to past and current immigration policies, yet they are an integral part of this country and they have unique assets, challenges and needs. As service providers we have the responsibility of providing services in a way that focuses on learning from and relating with their experience and culture to better service clients. In this training participants will learn about the social, cultural and historical context of the immigrant experience and how to support youth and families towards successful outcomes
- Participants will understand the unique needs of immigrant communities
- Participants will be able to identify 2 barriers immigrant communities have to accessing services
- Participants will be able to select 2 strategies they can use to connect and engage with clients
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome and Introduction
9:15 - 10:30 AM Understanding the immigrant experience
10:30 - 10: 45 Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)
10:45 - 12:00 Strategies for connecting and engaging youth and families
Meet Our Trainer
Rosa Revuelta, MA, MNA is a first generation Chicana with over 15 years of experience working in the social sector field as an advocate, trainer and community educator. Her work has focused on supporting and empowering the community and professionals in the field. Much of her worked has been along side underserved and underrepresented communities of color. Rosa worked as an advocate providing direct services and crisis counseling to survivors and their families, helping them navigate the child welfare and criminal justice system. As a community educator, Rosa has facilitated workshops and presentations for children, youth, and adults on sexual assault, intimate partners violence and human trafficking. Rosa has trained community educators, service providers, parents, students, and government staff on strategies for working with trauma survivors. She enjoys helping others learn and grow and has worked with professionals in the social service field to increase their professional development in coaching, leadership/ management skills, and cultural responsiveness. Rosa is a lifelong learner with a Bachelors in Social Work, a Master in Mexican American Studies, a Masters in Nonprofit Administration and a Certificate in Design Learning from the Association of Training Development.
This course meets the qualifications for (2.75) BBS CEUs for LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.