This two part workshop will focus on constructing your own wellness altar focused on your continued wellbeing by tapping into past and present family and cultural strengths. To experience this workshop in its entirety, please select both dates below.
- Identify the historical and contemporary role of spirituality in Chicanx/Latinx wellbeing.
- Describe a method of reflective small group discussion to identify cultural strengths.
- Identify 2 aspects of Narrative Therapy that facilitates effective re-storying.
Dr. Manuel X. Zamarripa is the director and co-founder of the Institute of Chicana/o/x Psychology based in Austin, TX where he conducts community workshop platicas as well as professional development training for educators and mental health professionals on issues related to Chicana/o/x wellness, cultural identity, and mental health from a Chicana/o/x framework. Manuel’s publications and presentations in psychology and education focus on Chicana/o/x well-being, racial responsiveness, cultural revitalization, social justice and leadership.
Chicano Psychologist, Dr. Zamarripa, is a licensed professional counselor and supervisor (Texas) and received his doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, his master’s in Counseling Psychology from Our Lady of the Lake University, and his bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Notre Dame.
*Interpretation requests must be submitted 5 days prior to event./Las solicitudes de interpretación deben presentarse 5 días antes del evento