March 13th - Fostering Equity and Inclusion for Latinas/os in Child and Family Welfare

Where: Springfield College, 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA
When: March 13th, 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
What: La Violencia Doméstica y Los Niños: Implications and Practice-Solutions for Latino Families
Domestic violence (DV) frequently occurs in homes where children live. We will first give an overview of the potential effects of witnessing DV on children. We will then discuss best practices for supporting Latina/o children who witness DV and their families, using real-world examples from staff and leadership at Alianza DV Services.

Presenters:
Maria M. Galano, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts
Carmen Nieves, Executive Director, Alianza
Ivette Hernandez, MSW, LSWA, Director of Residential Services, Alianza

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