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Acculturative Stress Management in Latino Families

3:00pm - December 14, 2020 | Timezone: US/Eastern
National Hispanic and Latino MHTTC
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**This is a private training not opened to our community**

This foundational webinar will define the various dynamics related to acculturative stress. The webinar will also review related stressors and gaps that impact youth and families. Educators will leave with tools to help students and families succeed in a school setting. Special considerations for Hispanic and Latino youth mental health will be discussed.


Learning objectives:

Identify stressors that have impacted Latinx youths and caregiver's mental health.

Discuss tools that can help students and their caregivers succeed in the school setting.

Provide primary cultural considerations for Hispanic and Latino youth and caregivers.


Who should attend? This is an intermediate level workshop designed for mental health providers, school mental health providers, and school administrators. 


About the presenters: 



Danita Gallegos, LCSW- Danita Gallegos is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Houston, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University – College Station and her Master’s in Social Work degree from the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has experience working with families in medical social work, crisis response, school social work and as a psychotherapist. Danita currently works with the UT HealthTexas Child Health Access Through Telemedicine (TCHATT) Program in providing school crisis response and school-based therapy.



Please read the following before registering: 

  • The National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center use GoToWebinar as our online event system. 

  • Audio for the event is accessible via the internet. To receive audio, attendees must join the event by using computers equipped with speakers or dial in via telephone. 

  • After registration, a confirmation email will be generated with instructions for joining the event. To avoid problems with log-in, please use the confirmation email to join the event.