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El Momento Es Ahora: Linguistic Diversity and Cultural Competency in Mental Health Practice

When:
Monday, April 14, 2014 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where:
JC Kellam Reed Parr Room (11th floor)
Description:

Dr. Virginia Rondero Hernandez, Professor and Program Director of the Department of Social Work Education at California State University-Fresno, will speak about linguistic and cultural competency in mental healthcare. She has over 35 years of experience as a social work clinician, educator, author, researcher, and trainer. She is an expert on social, economic, health, and mental health issues affecting Mexican-Americans. She is the director of the Central California Social Welfare Evaluation, Research and Training Center and the chair and state coordinator for the American Council on Education, Northern California. She has held key leadership roles in the Council on Social Work Education, the Association of Latino Social Work Educators, and the National Association of Social Workers.

This event is sponsored by Office of Equity and Access, School of Social Work, Hogg Bilingual Mental Health grant (SSW), College of Applied Arts, Center for Children and Families, Common Experience, School of Family and Consumer Sciences, Department of Communication Disorders, Department of Counseling & School Psychology, Department of Psychology, Honors College, and Counseling Center.

Cost:
Free
See:
http://www.ccf.txstate.edu/
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Sponsor:
Contact:
Center for Children and Families
Calendar:
Common Experience
Categories:
Academic, Health, Lectures
Audience:
Faculty, General Interest, Staff, Undergraduate Students
El Momento Es Ahora: Linguistic Diversity and Cultural Competency in Mental Health Practice