Immigration into the United States is fraught with challenges largely unaddressed by mental health practitioners. And aspects of our current sociopolitical atmosphere contribute to immigrants being seen as undesirable and a threat to our economy, safety, and culture. Immigrant families and mixed-status families are experiencing traumatic stress affecting their ability to work, go to school, attend to medical needs, and socialize. This workshop will help therapists who strive to support this population understand basic immigration laws and how to apply clinical skills with traumatized immigrant families. You’ll explore:
Rosa Maria Bramble Caballero, LCSWR, is a practitioner and founder of The Venezuelan Community Support Center. She is certified in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and Internal Family Systems.
Kathyrn Hampton is the Senior Officer for Physicians For Human Rights Asylum Project.