Fri, Nov 15|
Symposium: Alcanzado Nuevos Rumbos: Promoting Wellness in Latinx Children & Families Living Along the Border
Join us for a one-day symposium aimed to heighten awareness, knowledge and skills of mental health providers serving Latinx families living in Southern CA along the U.S. Mexico border.
Time & Location
Nov 15, 2019, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Montezuma Hall, Aztec Student Union, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
About the Event
Fred Finch invites you to a one-day symposium aimed to heighten awareness, knowledge and skills of mental health providers serving Latinx families living in Southern CA along the U.S. Mexico border.
We will be examining the challenges experienced by Latinx children, youth and families including trauma, mental health conditions and developmental disorders while deepening our understanding of the factors that increase mental health practitioners’ ability to work effectively in humility and cultural competence.
Continuing Education Credits available at no cost.
Plenary Speaker: Luis H. Zayas, PhD, Dean and Professor, Steven Hicks School of Social Work Professor of Psychiatry / Dell Medical School The University of Texas, Austin
Topic: Immigration Detention: The Long-Term Harms to Children’s Well-Being
Brown Bag Lunch Platica: Traditional Native Healing Practices: Las Curanderas