Free virtual training from the National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health

Free virtual training from the National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health
Technology Transfer Center

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

Dates: Monday, July 27, 2020
Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Hour: 1:30-3:30 pm ET

Presenters: Myriam González Villanueva, PsyD

Isa I. Vélez Echevarría, PsyD



In Partnership with:

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 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 TraumaFocused 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:
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using computers equipped with speakers or dial in via telephone.
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