Conexión: A Diversity Training for Working with Latino Clients


About the Event

Interested in increasing your knowledge base and competence in working with Latinos? Bilingual clinical social worker, Leticia Sanchez Sullivan, MSW and bilingual licensed psychologist, Jeannette Gordon Reinoso, PhD will draw from their training and clinical work with English- and Spanish-speaking Latinos to discuss Latino worldview, norms, values, and spirituality as well as acculturation and the process and impact of immigration on the individual as well as the family. They will address therapists’ role and ways to increase competence and perform culturally sensitive intake, diagnosis, and treatment. Case examples will be included.

Participants will:

  • Increase understanding of, and respect for, Latino cultural values/worldview.
  • Deepen appreciation of the unique challenges faced by Latino immigrants and their families and how to address intergenerational differences.
  • Provide culturally appropriate intervention strategies.

Coming Up

2015-01-30 9:00 AM 2015-01-30 12:00 PM America/Chicago Conexión: A Diversity Training for Working with Latino Clients Momentous Institute

106 E. 10th St., Dallas, TX 75203

Event Details

  • Audience: Mental Health Professionals and Students as well as any other professionals who serve Hispanics/Latinos.
  • Attendance Hours Provided: 3.0 Credit Hours
  • Individual: $45.00
  • Student: $35.00
  • Group: $40.00