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Join us for this four-part series addressing the needs of providers. This is an especially difficult time, and providers are carrying a heavy load. Join us for strategies for mainaining health and balance, and please feel free to suggest specific topics for the fourth session.
Avis Garcia, PhD, L.P.C. L.A.T. (Northern Arapaho) is an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho Nation and affiliated with the Eastern Shoshone Tribe of Wyoming. She earned a doctorate in counselor education and supervision at the University of Wyoming, and is also a Licensed Professional Counselor, and Licensed Addictions Therapist. For nineteen years she has been a mental health provider in the treatment of Native American youth and families. She is also an advocate of education in Indian Country, a resource provider for promoting cultural enhancement of evidence-based practices and practice-based evidence of treatment approaches for Native American children and their families exposed to trauma. Avis Garcia has more than nineteen years of experience and is knowledgeable about the concerns of implementation and adaptation of evidenced-based practices being introduced into Indian country. Avis is currently employed as an executive director of a nonprofit substance abuse treatment center in Cheyenne, Wyoming.