Wendy has been with Shoshone Family Medical Center since 2016 as a psychotherapist and behavioral health consultant. She received her undergraduate BS at Boise State University in Criminal Justice Administration, Masters of Arts in Criminal Justice from Arizona State University, and a Masters in Social Work from Northwest Nazarene University (NNU). She has specialized training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and in Sexual Behaviors, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) for PTSD, trauma, depression, anxiety, Primary Care Behavioral Health Model (using Focused Acceptance Commitment Therapy), and extensive training in Play Therapy. Wendy also has experience in assessing and treating substance use disorders.
IIBHN 2021 Presentation(s):
Integrated Behavioral Health Strategies for Latinx Population in Primary Care
With Alberto Duran, BS
July 9, 2021, 1:00-2:30 (MDT), Boise Centre, Room 410C
This workshop will present information from Behavioral Health Consultants who are currently providing integrated behavioral health services in different primary care clinics, who are Bicultural. The presentation will include a brief overview of the history and demographics of Latinos in Idaho, identify persistent challenges faced by the Latino community when accessing and receiving care. Presenters will provide considerations and key factors for working with Latinos, as well as recommendations and interventions related to the delivery of integrated behavioral health services in the primary care setting.
- Participants will understand perspectives from Behavioral Health Consultants who work with the Latino population in a primary care setting
- Participants will understand the Behavioral Health Consultants perspective on challenges Latinos faces in accessing care
- Participants will understand the importance of cultural competence and examples of practical behavioral health interventions in working with the Latino population