Event Details

2018 Latino Health Equity Conference

Familias en Acción

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel

Start Date: 06/28/2018 7:30am

End Date: 06/28/2018 4:30pm

2018 Theme: Strengthening Latino Mental and Emotional Health

$129 Early Bird Special until April 1st! 
This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Yvette Flores for Familias en Accion’s 9th annual conference. Dr. Flores has been a Professor of Psychology in Chicana/o Studies at U.C. Davis for the past 27 years and her current research promotes family well-being in rural California communities and examines the mental health impact of migration on Mexican men.
Yvette Flores
Dr. Flores is a national and international consultant on cultural humility, prevention and treatment of trauma, substance abuse prevention, and gender, migration and mental health.
Dr. Flores completed a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at U.C. Berkeley in 1982 and has done postdoctoral work in health psychology. Her research focus in the past has been substance abuse treatment outcomes, women’s mental health, and intimate partner violence. Her book Chicana and Chicano Mental Health: Alma, Mente y Corazon was published by the University of Arizona Press in March of 2013 and Psychological Perspectives for Chicano/Latino Families was published by Cognella Academic Publishers in 2014. Sentia Academic Publishers published her e-book on Latinx Children and Adolescents in 2016. www.drayflores.com


Registration details: https://www.familiasenaccion.org/conference/