Clinical Consultation: for Latinx/Spanish-Speaking Mental Health Providers
June 8 @ 3:00 pm - December 14 @ 4:30 pmFree
Open to providers in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties.
The second Tuesday of the month 3:00-4:30pm starting Tuesday, June 8th 3:00-4:30pm. (6/8, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14, 10/12, 11/9, 12/14) Registration is still open!
This group welcomes clinicians who speak Spanish, are Latinx or are a part of the Latinx community/serving Latinx/Spanish-speaking clients who are interested in serving childbearing families in a culturally-relevant way. We will provide support to approach perinatal mental health work with cultural humility and sensitivity with attention and emphasis to the intersections of race/class/gender/sexual orientation/ability/parenting experience.
Qualifications for attending:
- You are a Spanish-Speaking or serving clinician providing mental health services IN King, Pierce or Snohomish County
- You serve Medicaid eligible clients, have sliding-scale or low-cost options
- And have taken one of the listed (or an equivalent perinatal Mental Health 2-day training) in the last 1-2 years
- Promoting Parental Resilience
- 2-Day Practices and Best Practices in Prevention, Identification and Treatment of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders – 2 day Training
- PSI’s 2 Day PMAD training
- 2020 Mom 2-day training
About the Clinical Consultation Groups:
- Consultations will meet once a month for six months 60-90 minute sessions via Zoom from June-December.
- Consultation is provided free of cost to providers.
- Sessions will be a small group of clinicians all who attended a comprehensive two-day PMAD training that are seeing perinatal clients, roughly 6-12 providers.
- It will be a group consultation for case presentations and feedback from a perinatal mental health expert (from our PS-WA training team). There will be direct opportunities to share and get feedback from the facilitator as well as learn through others case presentations.
- All consultations will use an intersectional and anti-oppressive lens in working with childbearing people.
- Consultations will be led by Perinatal Mental Health Specialists from each of the identified provider communities.
*Consultation does not meet requirements for clinical supervision.
Questions regarding this training, please email email@example.com
Meet the facilitator, Meyleen: Meyleen is a Latinx psychotherapist specializing in perinatal and infant mental health. She is a social work doctoral student focusing her research on anti-racist and anti-oppressive practices in mental health. Her practice supports individuals identifying as women and clinicians working on practicing from an anti-oppressive framework. She sits on the Board of the Washington Association for Infant Mental Health and has served as the Chair for the Florida Chapter of Postpartum Support International and as the past President of the Florida Association for Play Therapy. She enjoys training, speaking, and writing and believes that the more we can support each other, the better for our communities.