Founder & Chief Executive Officer Cannenta Center for Healing and Empowerment
Understanding the cultural nuances of secrecy, respect, and positionality within the Hispanic household will assist professionals in building rapport and trust for the families and children within an abusive environment. The concept of confianza, mutual reciprocity In the context of interpersonal relationships, explains that typically within the Hispanic community, the relationship is more important than the position, education, or expertise of the professional. This training will help professionals align themselves with victims, allowing for better outcomes and healing for the individuals and families.
Understand what culture is and identify distinctive Hispanic culture
Understand how marianismo and machismo can perpetuate cycles of abuse and violence and create difficulty in reporting
Learn and use interventions to assist Hispanic families