Fall Series: Latino/Hispanic Communities & Mental Health
Latino/Hispanic Communities & Mental Health
When: Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Where: Mental Health America of Greater Houston
Open to the Public
Cost for the training is $10.
1.5 hour CEUs available for licensed social workers, LPCs, LCDCs and LMFTs
*First 30 people to register will receive free CEUs.*
Training fee is due on the day of the event by exact cash or check.
Registration will begin at 12:30 pm.
Rosalia Vazquez is a bilingual master level advance clinical practitioner social worker with licenses as a clinical social worker supervisor (LCSW-S) and as a chemical dependency counselor (LCDC). She is certified as a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor (RPT-S)
For twenty-nine years, she has served the Houston community as a psychotherapist, presenter, educator, and program developer. She developed the program Encuentro, an educational program for Hispanic chemical dependent families. She also helped to develop The Amanecer program, an outpatient program for the Hispanic families involved in alcohol and drug abuse. In addition, she was involved in the implementation and development of CRADLES, a case management program for families with infants exposed to drugs. Rosalia did numerous presentations in Texas and nationally about cultural issues, chemical dependency and parenting support.
She has been working at The Center for Hearing and Speech for the last eleven years developing and implementing support services for the families of hearing impaired children. For the last fifteen years, she has worked at De Pelchin Children Center intervening with families that have children with behavioral problems.
Her article, Play Therapy with the Oral Educated Hearing Impaired Child was published in the Association of Play Therapy magazine. In her personal life,she has adapted to the challenges of low vision, and she is interested in working with people who are facing losses of vision or hearing. In addition, she works with families or individuals who want to improve the quality of their lives. Rosalia’s main interests are children’s advocacy, parenting support, history, cultural diversity, and ballroom dancing.