Requirement: MUST HAVE BASIC UNDERSTANDING OF THE SPANISH LANGUAGE
- Psychologists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Counselors
- University Faculty and staff
- Students, Trainees, Interns
Presenter: Veronica Gutierrez, Ph.D. is a psychologist who works in a community clinic. She is bilingual in English and Spanish. She used to teach Spanish for Psychologists at Alliant International University in San Diego, CA.
Contact Information: Veronica Gutierrez, Ph.D., 380 S. Melrose Drive, Suite 300, Vista, CA. 92081 / 760-712-6833 / Info@SpanishforCounselors.com / www.SpanishforCounselors.com
Recommended Book (can be purchased through Amazon.com): Gutierrez, V., Rafiee, C., Bartelma, E.K., & Guerra, V. (2010). An English-Spanish Manual for Mental Health Professionals. Createspace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN-10: 1453777199 ISBN-13: 978-1453777190
DISCLOSURE: The instructor, Dr. Gutierrez, has a financial relationship with the book she authored that can be used with this program. There is commercial support for this CE program since the program has a book available to be purchased.
Spanish Education Credit: A certificate of completion for 4 hours will be awarded for the entire program; variable credit for partial attendance will not be awarded. Participants must be actively involved in the program.
Online Ordering: www.spanishforcounselors.com
An e-mail address is required for this live webinar program.
Payment Questions: Call (760) 712-6833 or email: email@example.com
Cancellation Policy: A participant can cancel the program prior to starting it online. Once the participant begins the program, no refunds are made.
Copyright Statement: No part of the program can be downloaded or copied.
American with Disabilities Act (ADA): If you need any accommodations, please call (760) 712-6833 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow-up Questions: The instructor may not cover all information in detail but will do her best to follow- up on any questions sent to her by electronic mail. Should a statement not be an accurate translation and it is made known to the instructor, she will correct the statement and apologize for the mistake.
Spanish for Counselors / Veronica Gutierrez, Ph.D. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor Continuing Education for psychologists. Spanish for Counselors / Veronica Gutierrez, Ph.D. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
- An accredited or approved postsecondary institution that meets the requirements set forth in Business and Professions Code Sections 4980.54(f)(1), 4989.34, 4996.22(d)(1), or 4999.76(d).
- A Board‐recognized approval agency or a Spanish Education provider that has been approved or registered by a board recognized approval agency for Spanish Education listed in California Code of Regulations Section 1887.4.1.
- An organization, institution, association, or other entity that is recognized by the Board as a Spanish Education provider as listed in California Code of Regulations Section 1887.4.3.
Instructional Methods: Viewing PowerPoint presentations, reading written material, and completing practice activities.
Avila, D.L., & Avila. A.L. (1995). Mexican Americans. In N.A. Vacc & J. P. Wittmer (Eds.). Experiencing and counseling multicultural diverse populations (3rd ed., pp. 119-146). Britol, PA: Accelerated Development.
Biever, J. L., Gomez, J. P., Gonzalez, C. G., and Patrizio, N. (2011). Psychological services to Spanish-speaking populations: A model curriculum for training competent professionals. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 5(2), 81-87.
Castaño, M. T., Biever, J. L., Gonzalez, C. G., & Anderson, K. B. (2007). Challenges of providing mental health services in Spanish. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 38(6), 667-673.
Ennis, S. R., Rios-Vargas, M., & Albert, N. G. (2011). The Hispanic population: 2010.
U.S. Census Bureau.
Falicov, C. (1998). Latino families in therapy: A guide to multicultural practice. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Guilman, S. R. (2015). Beyond interpretation: The need for English-Spanish bilingual psychotherapists in counseling centers. James Madison Undergraduate Research Journal, 2(1), 26-30. Retrieved from http://commons.lib. jmu.edu/jmurj/vol2/iss1/5
Schwartz, A., Rodriguez, M. M., Santiago-Rivera, A. L., Arredondo, P., & Field, L. (2010). Cultural and linguistic competence: Welcome challenges from successful diversification. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 41(3), 210-220.
Sue. D.W., & Sue, D. (2008). Counseling the culturally diverse: Theory and practice (5th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Inc.
Domestic Violence within the Hispanic Community
Working with Latinos and Hispanics
The Importance of Trust for Latino Immigrants in Behavioral Health Therapy