Culturally Responsive and Trauma-Informed Services for Hispanic and Latino Communities (CLOSED EVENT)

10:00am - February 17, 2023 thru 12:00pm - February 17, 2023 | Timezone: US/Eastern
Great Lakes MHTTC
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This is a closed event.


This 2-hour webinar is developed for navigators, leaders, and organizations interested in cultivating and sustaining a trauma-informed culture. Hispanic communities are exposed to specific challenges and barriers while seeking high-quality mental health services. The presenter will discuss a trauma-informed approach and explain key cultural factors that impacts the delivery of culturally responsive mental health services to Hispanic and Latino populations.




  • Explain what is a trauma-informed approach of care for Hispanic and Latino communities.
  • Identify the core elements of culturally responsive services. 
  • Discuss culturally responsive resources while reaching out to diverse groups presenting mental health challenges. 


Audience: This is a basic level workshop designed for Ohio Mental Health Navigators.




Registrants who fully attend this event or training will receive a certificate of attendance via email within two weeks after the event or training. 




Isa Velez Echevarria

Isa I. Vélez Echevarría, PsyD  

Isa Vélez is a Puerto Rican clinical psychologist. She is the Ohio State Project Manager for the Great Lakes Addiction, Mental Health, and Prevention Technology Transfer Centers managed by the Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  During her pre-doctoral internship at Children’s Institute in Los Angeles, CA, she obtained a certification as Interpersonal Psychotherapy Clinician. She was trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Family Therapy. In addition, she provides telehealth services to communities of color in Massachusetts and Puerto Rico. Her clinical work has focused on culturally tailored and trauma-informed services to Hispanic and Latino communities.



The Great Lakes MHTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.