Chemical Dependency and the Hispanic/Latino - The Population (3 hours)
This 3 hour course by Blanca Sanchez-Navarro will provide insight and an overview to the population, identifying various problems and issues, as well as counseling issues and needs.
By participating in this Distance Learning Course the trainee will:
- Identify the various groups the make-up this population.
- Examine various myths and stereotypes.
- Review the history of this population in the United States.
- Explore special problems that exist for this population.
- Identify treatment strategies.
Blanca Sanchez-Navarro, MS, received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Loyola University of the South in New Orleans, LA, and her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology in 1989 from St. Mary's University in San Antonio, TX. Blanca has been employed at the Southwest Texas State University Counseling Center for eleven years. Her primary role is as a therapist but she is also an experienced presenter, providing programs and workshops to students and staff on topics from diversity to stress management and depression to violence in relationships. Blanca has also presented at state, regional and national conferences and has been involved in the training of peer educators on the SWT campus for many years. Blanca not only has a special interest in chemical dependency issues, but those of diversity and violence in our society.
Internet Format - Coursework that is available immediately via a downloadable PDF file (a popular online format that requires you to have the Adobe Reader program, or one similar, installed on your computer). Many websites already use this very user friendly file format, so chances are you already have a PDF reader installed on your computer. This format allows faster downloading, easier reading, and easier printing. All course materials will be included, as will the link to the post-test required for course completion. Access and downloading information will be immediately sent to the email address you provide at checkout. There is no additional charge for this format.
USB Flash Drive Format - Different computers, processors, ISP's, and software make it sometimes difficult or time-consuming to capture materials provided via the Internet. As a result, we've added the Flash Drive format to our list of options. With this format we will send you a Flash Drive by Priority Mail that can be used on any computer, laptop, tablet with a USB port. The drive will include a PDF copy of the course or courses ordered along with the test link needed to complete your course using our online test system. This option will include additional per course costs for materials/shipping/handling.
Hard Copy Format - Coursework that is delivered to you by Priority Mail in book form. All course materials will be included, as will the post-test required for course completion. For immediate results and faster certificate processing an email containing instructions on how to access your post-test online will be sent to the email address provided at checkout. Should you not want to submit the test yourself, a mail/fax form is also included that will allow you to mail or fax your test responses to us for processing. Hard copy courses will include additional per course costs for materials/shipping/handling.
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