Latino Parenting Conference


9th Annual Latino Parenting Conference
Saturday, September 13, 2014, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
“The Importance of Grandparents and the Extended Family in the Latino Community”

Panel of Discussion

Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children Moderator: Maria (Charo) Juega, Executive Director, Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund (LALDEF)

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Harold Fernandez, M.D., is a heart surgeon at Stony Brook University Medical Center in Stony Brook, New York.

Panel of Discussion

Workshop A:

The ABC’s of Raising Grandchildren in a Home Away from Home.
Presenters: Isabel Barreiro and Cindy Raises, Kinship Program

Workshop B:

Grandparents as Parents: The Impact of Secondary Trauma in the Lives of Our Children
Presenters: Father Michael Sorial and Susan Paul, LCSW

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We gratefully acknowledge our conference sponsors:
Alicea and Roman Associates
St.Anianus Coptic Orthodox Church