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My name is Claudia Alcala and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have been in this profession for over 14 years in multiple settings. I feel passionate about providing support to help navigate first-generation issues, stress management, and career issues. I have extensive experience working with clients facing anxiety, depression, trauma, and parenting challenges.

I believe that Health is Wealth, and that should always include Mental Health. Unfortunately, for some people of color, mental health is often out of reach or stigmatized. I want to help bring awareness to mental health by providing knowledge and support to help make a difference in people’s lives.

Details
  • Role
    Mental Health Professional, Mental Health Advocate
  • Pronouns
    She/Her/Hers
  • Languages
    English, Hablo Español
  • Gender
    Female
  • Speaking Engagements
    Workshop, Panel, Keynote, Support Group, Other
Trainings/Workshops Offered

Accessing Mental Health and The Process Reducing Mental Health Stigma Interventions for Mental Health Disorders Coping Skills Parenting Classes Love & Logic Mental Health Disorders in Children & Adolescents Impact of Mental Health in School/Education Special Education and Individualized Education Plans (IEP's) Grief & Loss First-Generation Issues

Past Talks

● “Juntos Podemos: Apoyando la salud mental en nuestra nueva normalidad,” CABE Fall      Conference 2021.

● “Returning & Adjusting / Regresando y ajustando.” 

● “How 's It Going? How to develop effective communication between students and parents / ¿Cómo te va? Cómo desarrollar una comunicación efectiva entre estudiantes y padres.”

● “¿Cómo te va? Cómo desarrollar una comunicación efectiva entre estudiantes y padres.”

● “Restoring & Supporting / Restaurando y apoyando.”

● “Working Together: Collaboration not confrontation.”

Education
  • Institution
    University of Southern California
  • Degree
    Masters in Social Work
  • Institution
    UC Santa Barbara
  • Degree
    B.A. Sociology & Chicano Studies minors in Education & Applied Psychology
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