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Implications of the Psychological First Aid among Hispanic/Latinx populations during the pandemic Part II

1:30pm - July 29, 2020 | Timezone: US/Eastern
National Hispanic and Latino MHTTC
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**This is a private training not opened to our community**


This four-hour online session, divided in two days, will discuss an evidence-based modular approach to help children, adolescents, adults, and families immediately after a disaster and terrorism. It is intended to provide tools and techniques for rapid response teams, service providers, healthcare professionals, and volunteers. Cultural alerts regarding main cultural values like; familismo, respeto, and personalismo will be provided to enhance providers' skills while serving Hispanic and Latino populations. 


Who should attend? This is a basic level webinar for  psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors, community health workers, and other behavioral health professionals.



About the presenters: 


Myriam González Villanueva, PsyD - Dr. Myriam González obtained a doctoral degree in clinical psychology. Dr. Gonzalez doctoral dissertation was focused on the impact of sexual abuse in children from 8 to 18 years old. She is certified in substance abuse and a certification as a Hypnotherapist from the Ericksonian Institute of Guadalajara, Mexico. Also, Dr. Gonzalez has been in private practice for a space of 30 years, serving mostly the adult population, especially with people suffering from a Substance Use Disorder, Complex Trauma, and codependency relationships. She works for the Carlos Albizu University, in Puerto Rico, as a Clinical Supervisor in the area of clinical training with students at the doctoral level. At the Universidad Central del Caribe, she has collaborated with various programs, including IRESA and ATTC, conducting trainings, workshops, and conferences on multiple topics of interest.


Isa I. Vélez Echevarría, PsyD - Dr. Isa Vélez is a clinical psychologist and a Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Professional by the International Association of Trauma Professionals since 2018. She obtained a certification as Interpersonal Psychotherapy Clinician, was trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy, and Neurofeedback. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Community Services Institute in Boston, MA., where she provided home-based and school-based psychotherapy for communities of color. She is currently working as a clinical psychologist aT A&R Behavioral Associates and as a Training and Content Specialist for the National Hispanic and Latino MHTTC, at the Universidad Central del Caribe, in Bayamon, PR.


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.