Waymaking Program Examining Mental Health Impact on Racism Now Available in Spanish
MCPS hosted a live Waymaking event in Spanish examining the impact of racism on mental health and how to change the stigma around mental health. The August 11 conversation is available on the MCPS en Español Facebook page, the MCPSTV en Español YouTube channel and on the MCPS en Español webpage.
Panelists included: Ana Groene, psychologist for the Bilingual Assessment Team; Rina Chaves, ESOL transition counselor; Monica Martin, Administrator for Child/Adolescent School and Community-Based Services in the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services; Evelyn Saim Lobos, program director for The Landing Adolescent Recovery Program and the Recovery and Academic Program; Pilar Alfaro-Palacios, pupil personnel worker and National Board Certified school counselor; Dalbin Osorio, program manager, Montgomery County Collaboration Council; Jessi Huaycochea, a junior at Watkins Mill High School; and Bryan Sorto, a senior at Albert Einstein High School.
More information is available here.