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Trauma-informed Services for Hispanic & Latinx Clients Presenting with Substance Use Disorders (CLOSED EVENT)


Through this training, participants will learn techniques for incorporating cultural considerations into the diagnosis of substance use disorders in Hispanic and Latinx communities. Participants will be able to recognize the main cultural values present in Latinx clients. Speaker will share strategies of how to provide trauma-informed and culturally responsive mental health treatment.




  • Define and identify 5 elements in the trauma-informed approach of care for Hispanic and Latinx communities
  • Recognize the fundamental cultural values that shape how trauma-informed services are provided
  • Apply the five elements of the DSM-5 Cultural Formulation Interview
  • Describe promising and evidenced-based practices that are effective for Latinx individuals




Registrants who fully attend this training will be eligible to receive a 1.5 continuing education (CE) hours certified by the ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County. CE certificates will be provide by ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County after the training.




Isa I. Vélez Echevarría, PsyD

Isa Vélez is a Puerto Rican clinical psychologist. She is the Ohio State Project Manager for the Great Lakes Addiction, Mental Health, and Prevention Technology Transfer Centers managed by the Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  During her pre-doctoral internship at Children’s Institute in Los Angeles, CA, she obtained a certification as Interpersonal Psychotherapy Clinician. She was trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Family Therapy. In addition, she provides telehealth services to communities of color in Massachusetts and Puerto Rico. Her clinical work has focused on culturally tailored and trauma-informed services to the Latinx community and other ethnic/racial minorities.



The Great Lakes A/MH/PTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.

Starts: Oct. 26, 2022 9:30 am
Ends: Oct. 26, 2022 11:30 am
Registration Deadline
October 26, 2022
Event Type
Face-to-Face Training
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