Supporting Latinx Students and Caregivers Emotional and Mental Health Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic Series

The National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center are hosting a 3-part webinar series on Supporting Hispanic and Latino Students Emotional and Mental Health Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic. 


Part 1:  Social Distancing: dealing with the emotional aftermath of being away from others  

This webinar will examine the difference between social distancing and social disconnection and will provide strategies to manage the emotional aftermath of being away from others among children, adolescents, and caregivers with special emphasis on those who identify as Latinx. 


Part 2:  Strategies for managing emotions in children, adolescents, and caregivers during COVID-19 pandemic (Sept 22, 1pm Eastern)

This webinar will discuss the main emotions experienced by children and adolescents and their manifestations and will provide strategies for managing those emotions in children, adolescents, and caregivers who identify as Latinx during the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Part 3: Grieving process: Dealing with loss during the Pandemic (Sept 29, 1pm Eastern)

This webinar will identify different types of grieving and will provide strategies for managing grief in children, adolescents, and caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Who should attend? This webinars series is an intermediate-level educational event for teachers and other school personnel including mental health providers.  



About the presenter: 


Patricia L. Landers  Santiago, MEd., PsyD.- Dr. Patricia L. Landers Santiago has a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in General Social Sciences from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. She completed courses leading to a certification as a Teacher of Elementary English. She obtained a Master of Education with a concentration in School Psychology from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico and completed a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the Ponce Health Sciences University. She worked for 16 years as an elementary English teacher for the Puerto Rico Department of Education. Currently, she is an Associate Professor of the School Psychology Program at the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico. She also has her private practice as a School and Clinical Psychologist in Ponce, Puerto Rico. She is former president of the School Psychology Association of Puerto Rico and General Coordinator of the 2020 Convention of the Puerto Rico Psychology Association. 


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.  

Starts: Sep 15, 2020 1:00 pm
Ends: Sep 29, 2020 2:30 pm
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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