CANCELLED: Trauma and Hope: Working with Immigrant Patients
Trauma and Hope: Working with Immigrant Patients
Presented by Rolando Diaz, Ph.D.
Workshop Level: All levels
This workshop meets the he Cultural Diversity CE requirement.
About the Presenter: Dr. Díaz is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Arlington, Virginia. He works with children, adolescents and adults, providing psychotherapy and psychological assessment, in both English and Spanish. For the last 15 years, Dr. Díaz has seen men and women religious and priests for psychotherapy. He also conducts pre-admission evaluation for seminaries and formation programs of various denominations. He has chaired a review board that consulted to several religious orders on their child protection policies, and served as Vice-Chair of the National Advisory Council for the Conference of Major Superiors of Men, tasked with advising Catholic men’s religious orders on their child abuse prevention policies. He also conducts psychological testing for men accused of sexual abuse or of boundary violations through the St. John Vianney Center in Downingtown, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Rolando Díaz received his bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University of Miami (FL). He received both his master’s in psychology and doctorate in clinical psychology from the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. His doctoral dissertation studied how cognitions and anxiety affected the academic performance of first-year law students. His pre-doctoral internship was at the Woodburn Center for Community Mental Health in Annandale, Virginia. He was a staff psychologist at the Lab School of Washington before moving into private practice. He is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia.