Navigating Behavioral Health Complexities in Midwest Latinx Communities Conference

Day 1 Presentations

Keynote Presentation: The Key Pieces We Have to Keep in Mind: We Are Much More Than Two (Somos Mucho Más Que Dos)

Speaker: Javiera Monardez Popelka, MD, MPH


Migration, Detention, and Sparation: Trauma of Central American Children and Families

Speaker: Luis H. Mayas, PhD


What Every Service Provider Should Know About How to Effectively Address the Problem of Bullying in Schools with Hispanic and Latino Children and Youth

Speaker: Patricia L. Landers Santiago, MEd, PsyD Clinical & School Psychologist


Latinx LGBT+ Youth Panel Discussion

Moderator: J Rocky Romero, PhD, LMSW

Panelists: Mayra Dávila and Ivan Gil


Cultural Considerations for Addressing Mental Health Issues and Racial Discrimination in Latino and Hispanic Children and Youth

Speaker: Diane Arms, MA




Day 2 Presentations

Culturally Modified Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Latinx Children and Families

Speaker: Michelle Evans, DSW, LCSW, CADC


Latina Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence: Cultural Considerations for Treatment and Seeking Safety

Speaker: Luz M. López, PhD, MSW, MPH


Cultural Adaptations of Evidence-Based Treatments for Latinx Populations

Speaker: Oscar Rojas Perez, PhD



Taking Collective Action - Culturally Responsive Approaches to Serve the Latino/e/x Community

Speaker: Marisol Chiclana-Ayala, MPA



Note: We will continue adding presentation slides and materials as we receive them.  

May 20, 2022
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