**Education: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL Doctorate in Social Work, DEC. 2004--
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON Master’s of Science in Social Work, SEPT. 1995 - AUG., 1997 Doctoral Coursework in Social Welfare, SEPT. 1995 - MAY., 1998--GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY,WASHINGTON D.C. Master’s of Arts, Community Counseling, SEPT. 1989 - JUNE, 1991.
COLLEGE OF ST. CATHERINE, ST. PAUL,MN.
Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Theater, 1982.
**Areas of Special Interest: Acculturation, culturally competent mental health practice, community-based action research, Latino communities, psychodrama as a therapeutic modality, adolescent mental health.