FREE CEU TRAINING
SPONSORED BY OPRE
The State of New Mexico Office of Peer Recovery and Engagement and the National Hispanic & Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center will offer a peer focused webinar that considers cultural elements of the Hispanic and Latino populations with indigenous perspectives and approaches. The goal of this virtual training is to increase the awareness and abilities of peer workers in their use of cultural elements when working with Hispanic and Latino clients.
This virtual training will provide a description of the current distribution of Hispanic and Latino populations living in the United States, their characteristics, barriers to services including disparities in mental health treatment, and concepts that may be useful in the delivery of mental health treatment of Hispanics and Latinos living in the United States.
Who should attend? This is an intermediate level educational event designed for peer workers, coordinators, and administrators.
About the presenter:
J Rocky Romero, PhD, LMSW - Dr. J Rocky Romero is the CEO and owner of JR Romero & Associates, a training and consultant company he started almost 20 years ago. In addition, Dr. Romero is a former Assistant Professor for New Mexico Highlands University School of Social Work in Albuquerque, NM. He served as the co-chair for Governor Richardson’s appointed NM Higher Education Department on Cultural Competency Task-Force. Dr. Romero has also served as an Executive Council member for the NM-Consortium for Behavioral Health Training and Research. In addition, Dr. Romero completed his doctoral studies at the University of New Mexico in Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Studies. Dr. Romero has been a trainer and consultant for the NHL-MHTTC for the last 10 years. He is focused on culturally appropriate treatment while focusing on reducing health disparities for people of color.
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.