Assistant Professor Alvaro Huerta from the Department of Urban and Regional Planning organized and will moderate Demystifying Mental Health in Working-Class Latina/o Communities & Beyond, a symposium open to the university community.
Demystifying Mental Health in Working-Class Latina/o Communities & Beyond
Wednesday, Nov. 14
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Grand Reading (3rd Floor) - University Library
Expert panelists speaking that day are Antonieta Toriz, Psy.D., care services coordinator and wellbeing coach at Cal Poly Pomona Counseling and Psychological Services; and psychologist Dr. Jeffrey Cardenas of Olive View at UCLA Medical Center.
They will discuss topics and field questions related to mental health or mental illness where it impacts all ethnic groups and classes in the United States. They will also discuss effective treatments (medications, therapy, counseling, etc.) for the diferent types and ranges of mental illness.
This event is co-sponsored by the Cal Poly Pomona chapters of the American Planning Student Association (APSA) and Graduate Planning Student Association (GPSA); Dean Michael Woo (College of Envirommental Design); Dean Jeff Passe, Ph.D. (College of Education and Integrative Studies); the Office of Student Success; and URBAN-LA &IE.