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LSWO Oaxaca Symposium Presenters

  • Sanación racial en la agenda antirracista en México - Judith Bautista Pérez Coordinadora general del Colectivo para Eliminar el Racismo 

 

  • Indigenizing Mental Health Practices: Caring for Mental Health Providers, Migrant Communities, and Traditional Healers. - Giselle Perez-Aguilar, LCSW, PhD candidate

  • Western Medicine and Traditional Healing: Bridging the Gap in the Latinx Community - Miranda Mestas Vatterott, MSW, and Javier Segovia, LCSW-S

  • La Vida en Comunidad. - Yolanda Bautista Hernandez, Medica tradicional y partera Zapoteca 

 

  • Soy porque Somos: Honoring relationships and the many medicines when addressing trauma with young children and families. - Linda Mora, PhD, and Cassandra Coe, LCSW 

  • US – Mexico Transnational Communities: Un Puente que Sostiene la Vida (A Bridge that Sustains Life) - Dean César G. Abarca, Marisol O. Ruiz PhD, and Nancy Perez PhD 

  • Insights from Oaxaca: An interdisciplinary approach to reducing vulnerability via a service empowerment model  - Viviana Ruiz Boijseauneau, Arch, Mark Mulder, PhD., Leslie Koppenhafer PhD, Kristin Scott PhD, and Todd Weaver PhD

 

  • Los Sonidos del Alma; The historical power of music in the acknowledgment and healing of Latinx Mental Health. - Anamaria Orozco, LCSW, and Hector Chaidez Ruacho, MSW, LCSW

  • Indigenous Peacemaking Practices to Promote Resiliency, Wellbeing, and Stability with Diverse Populations – Brett Lee Shelton, J.D., M.A., Licensed Attorney and Candy Madrigal, PhD, LCSW 

  • Un Concepto del Mundo y de la Vida - Adrian Rodriguez Silva, maestro de historia, Zapoteca 

  • La construcción de la identidad en los migrantes de San Sebastián Nicananduta Teposcolula Oaxaca en el municipio de Nezahualcóyotl,  Estado de México - Elisa Bautista Miranda

  • Sincretismo de cultura: los pueblos originarios de Oaxaca y la immigración - Nereida Robles Vazquez, MSW/PPS/CWA, Ed.D., Rosa Martinez,  and Silvia Jeronimo Robles, curandera

 

  • La técnica teatral, procesos curativos y culturales desde la escena. - Mtro. Eloi Antonio Chávez Carreño, maestro en Desarrollo Humano por la Universidad Ibero de Puebla

 

  • SOMOS CHINGONAS”  a Latinx Transgenders study talking about HIV prevention and selfcare. - Martha Zuniga, Joel Aguirre Herrera, and Alejandra Grillo Roa

 

  • La Magia de Sanar: Métodos Alternativos con la Energía, Espiritualidad y el Curanderismo. - Alma Garibay and Laura Zurita Morales

 

  • Conectando con mis raíces”: How culture shifts impact Latinx wellbeing and healing. - Olivia Sevilla, EdD, LCSW, Josefina Lares Sierra, LCSW  

 

  • Decolonizing Psilocybin Treatment for BIPOC Communities: Fostering Equitable Cultural Healing -  José A. Hernández, PhD and Patricia Perez

  • Indigenous Cultural Integration: Decolonizing our View of Self. - Christine Juarez, M.A., LMFT, Julyssa Guevara, LCSW, and Marissa G.Soria, LCSW

  • Racism Toward the Global South: Culture of Poverty and Blaming the Poor. -  Elena Delavega, PhD, MSW, and Gregory M. Blumenthal, PhD 

  • Sana Sana: A relational, healing centered approach to working with children and caring adults. - Sara Briseño, LCSW, Daniel Segundo, LCSW, and Elia Dominguez, LMFT 

 

  • Family Healing Through Transnational Connections. - Maria A. Gurrola, MSW, PhD, Cristina Sotelo, MSW, and Cecilia Ayon, PhD

 

  • Community Photovoice Project: Cultivando el bienestar de las comunidades Indígenas.- Nidia Hernandez, LCSW, and Jose Miguel Ruiz, MSW

 

  • Utilizing Lived Experience to Promote Healing Through Art - Nohemi Rosales, MSW, Alex Galván, MSW, LSW and Gabriela Martinez, MA, LSW

 

  • Dismantling Stigma, Overcoming Cultural Barriers: Supporting Maternal Mental Healing of Indigenous Mothers - Mariela De La Torre, MSW, Maria A. Gurrola, MSW, PhD, and Cristina Sotelo, MSW

 

  • La Cuarentena: Healing post-partum methods for new parents. - Gaby Mohr-Avitia, PhD Candidate, LMSW, Jessica Ramirez, PhD, MSW, MPH, and Angela Duno, B.A., FSD.

 

  • Aging out of Care: 
An Examination of The Dual Liminality of Immigrant Transitional Age Youth (TAY) Coming of Age in the U.S. - Kristina K. Lovato, PhD, MSW,  

 

  • Reflections and Connections: Curanderismo, Culture, and Social Work - Dr. Maria Alejandra Acuña, LCSW and Adriana Gonzalez Sandrolini, LCSW, CADC 

  • Tradiciones y cultura que alivian el alma – Janet Hernandez, Angelica Chavez and Dawna Cruz 

  • La Cultura Cura: Bridging Cultures and Strengthening School Communities. - Charo Mendoza, MSW

  • Practice and Praxis with Honduran Survivors of Gender-Based Violence –  Dr. Diana Franco and Veronica J. Vargas, LCSW

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