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Stress Management: The Aftermath of the COVID-19 Pandemic for Latino Families

1:00pm - April 15, 2021 | Timezone: US/Eastern
National Hispanic and Latino MHTTC
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The Phyllis & Harvey Sandler School of Social Work at Florida Atlantic University® and the National Hispanic & Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center will be hosting a free webinar for school mental health providers serving Hispanic and Latino families, children, and youths.

The Phyllis & Harvey Sandler School of Social Work at Florida Atlantic University® is an approved provider of the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling, the Florida Board of Psychology, the Florida Office of School Psychology, and the Florida Board of Nursing (BAP #50- 6251), as well as the Florida Certification Board (#5350-A) and the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Many states accept CEUs from CSWE-accredited institutions in other states.

 

This webinar will review stressors that have been intensified due to the 2020 events. The webinar will al so identify stress management tools that can be used for school aged children and those who provide services to them in a school-based setting. Special considerations for Hispanic and Latino youth mental health will also be discussed.

Learning objectives:

1. Discuss how 2020 stressors impact youth and family mental health.

2. Learn stress management tools that can be utilized in a school setting.

3. Identify basic cultural considerations for Hispanic and Latino youth and families.

 

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

 

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About the speaker:

Danita Gallegos, LCSW- Danita Gallegos is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Houston, Texas. She has experience working with families in medical social work, crisis response, school social work and as a psychotherapist. Danita currently works at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Texas Child Health Access Through Telemedicine (TCHATT) Program in providing school crisis evaluations and individual therapy.