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Resiliency in Action invites you to attend this summit with an opportunity for professional development and networking with community providers. The day will consist of a morning workshop, “Effective Programming for Marganilized Populations” facilitated by Haner Hernandez. This workshop will offer a shared understanding of how these “margins” are created, what it means to design for them, examples of effective programming with positive impact and practice in identifying inclusive policy, law and program design elements.

The afternoon will consist of Community Cafe Model (round table) discussions in exploring application of the key components reviewed in the morning workshop, which also provides an opportunity for networking.

Coffee and pastries will be served in the morning. Lunch will be served in the afternoon. For dietary restrictions, please contact Jenise Katalina at JKatalina@startatsquareone.org

Application for social work continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact Jenise Katalina at JKatalina@startatsquareone.org for the status of social work CE accreditation.

Training Facilitator: Haner Hernandez bio:

Dr. Hernández is originally from Puerto Rico and has lived in the United States since 1968. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Services from Springfield College and a Master of Education, with concentrations in Counseling Psychology and Addiction Studies, from Cambridge College in Massachusetts. His Doctoral degree was earned at the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He has worked for over 20 years in the Human Service field, where he has developed, implemented, and evaluated culturally and linguistically competent youth and adult health prevention, intervention, treatment, and aftercare programs. Dr. Hernández has extensive experience in delivering addiction counseling and clinical supervision to professionals in the field. Furthermore, he is a professional trainer, facilitator and provides technical assistance and support to organizations that provide addiction and recovery services to the Latino population. Haner is a person in long-term recovery from addiction, and for the past 20 years, has been committed to eliminating health disparities by working at the national, state, and local levels.

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