This event took place on May 11, 2022 at 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Please join us for our monthly MHTTC webinar series featuring Avis Garcia, PhD, LAT, LPC, NCC, Northern Arapaho, in collaboration with the South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency in Tacoma, WA. Avis Garcia, PhD, L.P.C. L.A.T. is an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho Nation and affiliated with the Eastern Shoshone Tribe of Wyoming. She earned a doctorate in counselor education and supervision at the University of Wyoming, and is also a Licensed Professional Counselor, and Licensed Addictions Therapist. For 19 years she has been a mental health provider in the treatment of American Indian youth and families. She is also an advocate of education in Indian Country, a resource provider for promoting cultural enhancement of evidence-based practices and practice-based evidence of treatment approaches for American Indian children and their families exposed to trauma. She is knowledgeable about the concerns of implementation and adaptation of evidenced-based practices being introduced into Indian Country. Avis is currently employed as an executive director of a nonprofit substance abuse treatment center in Cheyenne, Wyoming.