Do these racially-charged times leave you and your clients asking: Am I safe? Do I belong? Is your heightened sensitivity toward the racially-charged social and political climate holding you back from robustly treating your clients struggling with racial injustice?
Gain the confidence, cultural competency and trauma interventions to empower your most vulnerable clients! Watch Dr. Charissa D. Pizarro a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years of clinical experience working with diverse clinical populations on trauma and adjustment disorders in addition to extensive research and policy experience on immigration.
You will gain immeasurable insight from Dr. Pizarro on how to address diverse populations AND practical, step-by-step recommendations and resources in providing tactical solutions for your clients facing deportation, violence, family separation, or meeting their basic needs. Upon completing of this seminar, you will enhance your toolbox with:
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This online program is worth 6.5 hours CPD.
|Manual - Trauma-Informed Responses to Racial Injustice (3.2 MB)||65 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Dr. Charissa D. Pizarro is a bilingual (English/Spanish) licensed clinical psychologist with over 15 years of clinical experience working with diverse clinical populations. She has devoted her career to working with the underprivileged and most needy populations. At present, she heads two grant funded child protective services programs. Dr. Pizarro has a private practice where she treats presenting concerns such as depression, anxiety, trauma and adjustment disorders. In her private practice, Dr. Pizarro works with many undocumented individuals via immigration evaluations. Often individuals seek evaluation for hardship and pardon. The evaluations are often a determining factor in staying or leaving this country and in maintaining or dissolving a family unit.
Dr. Pizarro is an advocate for immigrant rights and belongs to the APA: Immigration Advocacy Working Group, in Washington, DC. This group works on advocating for policy changes related to immigration. Through her membership in the Latino Mental Health Association of NJ, Dr. Pizarro presented a pro bono workshop titled "Working with Latinx Populations: Special Considerations for Undocumented Immigrants and Survivors of Trauma." Dr. Pizarro is also a member of APA's Div 37 Diverse Racial Ethnic and Multicultural Special Interest Group (DREAM SIG). In November 2019, Dr. Pizarro was a delegate of the APA in Portugal.
Dr. Pizarro has been awarded multiple awards for her work with children and families as well as her work in social justice.
Financial: Charissa Pizarro maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Charissa Pizarro is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Latino Mental Health Association.
Keys to Cultural Humility
The “Journey Story” for Foreign Nationals & Immigrants
Appraising Unique Challenges of Foreign Nationals
Trauma-Informed Interventions for Foreign Nationals
Practical Tools for Advocacy, Basic Needs and Direct Services
Culturally Sensitive Treatment Plans
Trauma-Informed Interventions for Children
Interventions for the Family Unit
Research, Treatment Risks and Limitations
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