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Psychological Wellbeing of Undocumented Immigrants in the US- Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program

1:00pm - August 11, 2020 | Timezone: US/Eastern
National Hispanic and Latino MHTTC
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This one and half-hour online session will provide an overview of the sociopolitical stressors impacting the psychological wellbeing of undocumented immigrants in the US, including recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The training will also include a review of the cultural strengths and resilience exhibited by this immigrant community. Lastly, this training will provide a review of cultural competencies for clinicians to work with this community, including social justice frameworks.


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


About the presenter: 


Germán Cadenas, PhD - Dr. Germán Cadenas has a background in activism and community organizing. He was involved in creating programs and non-profit organizations to support advocacy for immigrant rights and the education of undocumented and DACA students. He chairs the Immigration Working Group of the American Psychological Association's Peace Psychology Division and serves on the Liberation Incubator of the Counseling Psychology Division. He completed his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at Arizona State University, and his Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of California Berkeley.


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.