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Latinx Parenting Professional Intensives

Reframing Latinx Family Traditions Toward the Preservation of Culture and Resilience for Bicultural Children and Families

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September
24th & 25th
11 AM - 3 PM
PST
ZOOM
level 1

A Professionals Intensive Training Rooted in Providing Care That Honors and Affirms Our Cultures

The Latinx Parenting Professionals Intensive will be a thorough discourse of the present well-being of an ever-expanding and evolving Latinx family demographic within this country: Latin American origin families.

In this two-day, 8-hour training, service professionals and care providers like therapists, social workers, early childhood educators, childcare providers, clergy, and medical professionals will learn tools rooted in social justice, healing-centered engagement and cultural sustenance, and valuable new skills for supporting Latinx parents and children in their practice. These include immigrant parents, first and second-generation U.S.-born Latinx self-identified parents, and their children.

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During this course you will…

Identify 3 core strengths in Latinx parenting practices that preserve family values and connection (clinical)

Explore 3 assessment tools for assessing Latinx parenting practices in relation to abuse and child welfare allegations (clinical)

Discuss 2 main culturally relevant, ethical considerations for supporting Latinx parents in shifting their perspectives on child-raising (ethical)

From the interpersonal to the systemic, there is a concern that increasing numbers of Latinx families are not receiving culturally sustaining services that take into account their specific needs and histories. This can create additional stress and evidence is mounting that when stress is high for either the child or the parent, real support and understanding is needed for both. 

But it’s not always easy to contextualize families while supporting them with actionable information and help in a therapeutic or childcare setting so that parents and children can thrive.

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BE EQUIPPED TO MEET THE LATINX CHILDREN & FAMILIAS YOUR SERVE WHERE THEY'RE AT

Participants in this workshop will come away with a holistic understanding of Latinx cultural and environmental circumstances pertaining to their unique parenting styles and intergenerational experiences and how to implement strategies with families that honor and sustain their cultural values respectfully.

We’ll review and discuss Trauma-Informed Care and Healing Centered engagement and its relevance to supporting Latinx communities in mental health and within family dynamics. You’ll receive and overview of historical oppression and its significance to Latinx communities and learn healing practices that are person-centered, trauma-informed, and strengths-based.

We will also take a look at the implications for therapists, teachers, family educators, and other practitioners and the importance of strength-based and culturally sustaining adaptations towards Latinx self-actualization and thriving rooted in social justice and nonviolence. 

"I would definitely recommend that if you're considering taking this training, you take that step to do it.
It was a very powerful experience. I left with both concrete skills and information, but also a shifted sense of how to exist in this work and a different framework just for how I approach it."
— Courtney M.
"I experienced such a deep sense of honor for mi cultura, my ancestors, my family, my heritage, and myself.
And it gave me hope for the future of nuestra gente -- being able to celebrate, honor, and share in our experiences while helping other families, children, and adults heal from the pain that they've experienced."
— Cindi R., wisdom-haired abuela
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Here’s what you’ll walk away with…

Our intention is that you walk away feeling fully supported and confident in serving Latinx families in a way that honors them and their unique experiences. Participants who attend at least one of the sessions live will receive access to the recording of our sessions, all presentation materials, and additional informative and useful resources. All of this will be found in our Escuelita space within the Circle platform, where all participants will be invited to join and become members. Once there, you’ll not only gain new information and skills to integrate into your lives and work but also the joy that comes with building connections with other people who also hold this vision and seek to integrate it in similarly powerful ways.
Lifetime access to the recorded sessions
A supportive community with like-minded professionals
Access to additional resources, reading materials, and applicable tools to support the work you're doing
Continued guidance and opportunities for support
Special invitations to participate in Holding Circles for Professionals

Leslie is a great facilitator that provides invaluable insight and wisdom as well as a nurturing, inclusive path forward to lift-up parents and children...

"Latinx professionals intensive is a thorough, well-prepared training for individuals serving Latinx families. This training provides a foundation for understanding the impact of oppression and intergenerational trauma on individuals and how this manifests into parenting practices.
Beyond this it provides learning opportunities to understand how as service providers and advocates, we can best respond to parents and children. Leslie is a great facilitator that provides invaluable insight and wisdom as well as a nurturing, inclusive path forward to lift-up parents and children to support safety and thriving. When parents thrive, children thrive."
— ICADV Team

This training is deep spiritual community work...

This training is such beautiful work & gets to the heart of healing for so many. I am in deep gratitude and appreciation for bringing these lessons BACK to our hearts, minds, and spirits by reconnecting to ways that have been challenged by the traumas of colonization. As parents and clinicians, I appreciated being connected to our inner child to be able to show up in the world and healing work in a way that holds compassion and connection at the forefront of our interactions with our community we support. Being able to connect with so many amazing folks who are committed to shifting from a false "chancla" culture to one where everyone is honored with safety and well-being has been a long time coming. This training is deep spiritual community work. Thank you all for all your energia in bringing us together to continue the growth and healing that is inside our gente. We are the medicina.
Thank you. Gracias. Tlazocamati.
— Edmundo P.

Meet Your Maestra

Leslie Priscilla
Hola, queridos! Soy Leslie Priscilla. I'm a first-generation Chicana mother to three children and the founder of Latinx Parenting, a bilingual organization rooted in children's rights, social & racial justice, and antiracism, with the goal of supporting parents, niñes, and families through the active decolonizing of oppressive practices and mindsets in our parenting & reparenting.

I’ve been working with children, caregivers, and familias for over 14 years, both as a teacher and through work with various mental health organizations throughout Orange County. But now I share my medicine with you all through through Latinx Parenting.

Through curated and passionate content, workshops and courses, we offer family education and support that is trauma-informed, healing-centered, amplifying of our strengths, advocacy, and culturally sustaining of and for the Latinx community and its allies.

My belief is that that through this work we can leave a legacy of thriving for our gente and cultura. I’m so happy that you’re with us on this journey!

Payment Options For Equity

We're committed to making sure our offerings are as price accessible as possible. To honor that, we offer different pricing options to suit your needs. Below are our pricing options.

Enrollment w/o CEU Credit
Buy for $447.00
Enrollment w/ CEU Credit
Buy for $497.00
Student Enrollment
Buy for $347.00
Enrollment w/o CEU 2 Payment Plan
Buy for 2x $232.00
Enrollment w/CEU 2 Payment Plan
Buy for 2x $257.00
Student 2 Payment Plan
Buy for 2x $182.00
  • Please note: California practitioners have the option to receive CEU credits for attending.
  • Latinx Therapy is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LEPs, and LPCCs.
  • Course meets the qualifications for 8 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • CEU's are only approved for California certified practitioners.
  • Course completion certificates will be issued at the end of the course. You must attend live in order to receive a certificate.
"In the Professionals Intensive Training, I learned a great deal about the lived experience of Latinx families historically and in the current day. By being exposed to the wide range of cultural experiences conveyed by participants, I gained a greater appreciation for the necessity to listen carefully, respond appropriately, and advocate systemically."
— Sunny L.

Frequently asked questions

Yes! You can request for your employer to pay for your enrollment in this training as part of your professional Development. Use this Funds Request Letter Template to easily request these funds from your employer.

No. This training is for doulas, paraprofessionals, teacher’s aides, counselors, teachers, medical & mental health practitioners, health and wellness aides, & social service & assistance workers

Yes. You must attend live for at least one full day to receive your certificate. It’s important that we give credit for training we know has been completed.

We’re only accredited to provide continuing education credits in CA, however, we can support you with the documentation necessary to pursue getting credit in your state.

Yes! We can work together to bring this training to your organization or agency. Reach out to our partnerships team to make the arrangements. Email partnerships@latinxparenting.org.

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