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Familia Adelante and Schools: Multi-risk Reduction Behavioral Health Prevention for Latino Youth & Families

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

During this one and half hour session Dr. Cervantes the developer of Familia Adelante will share and provide a summary of research and practice related to Familia Adelante.

Familia Adelante (FA) is considered as a prevention and early intervention Evidenced Based Practice. This model could be implemented within school settings with Latinx youth ages 10-14 presenting mild behavioral problems in the classroom, emotional problems or learning difficulties. The presenter will provide an introduction of Familia Adelante and lessons learned during the implementation of Familia Adelante a Multi-Risk Reduction Behavioral Health Prevention for Latino youth.

Who should attend? This is an intermediate-level training. This presentation will be targeted for clinicians from across disciplines who may encounter this population in their daily work (Psychiatrists, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Psychiatric PAs, PCPs, social workers, psychologists, school counselors, etc.)