Free NAADAC Webinar

Recorded on September 4, 2014

A Recorded Webinar 


Studies show that Hispanics and Latinos seeking substance use disorders and mental health treatment confront many barriers to accessing culturally and linguistically competent care. This free webinar will discuss a guide for service providers, which includes aspects such as how culture change affects Hispanics and Latinos. Also discussed will be substance use, treatment related barriers encountered by the population, cultural factors in treatment, co-occurring disorders and approaches to integrating culture into therapy. Some of the cultural aspects to be discussed include: familism, respect, personal relationships, spirituality, and gender roles.

Learning Objectives

By participating in this webinar, individuals will:

  • gain knowledge and understanding of characteristics and demographics of the Hispanic and Latino population;
  • gain a better understanding of barriers to treatment and culture related issues for Hispanics and Latinos seeking SUD treatment; and
  • become more knowledgeable in cultural elements as they relate to treatment and implications in working with Hispanics and Latinos.

Education is FREE to all professionals

Earn 1.5 Continuing Education Hours (CEs)

To earn a CE Certificate for viewing this webinar, please click here to complete the online evaluation and CE quiz and get your CE Certificate. NAADAC Members will be prompted to register for the CE quiz for free, while non-members will be prompted to pay a $20 processing fee to access the quiz. Upon passing the CE quiz, a CE Certificate will be immediately available to download in your profile. Click here for detailed step-by-step instructions for accessing your CE quiz and CE Certificate.

Click here for a complete list of organizations who approve NAADAC to provide continuing education hours.
This webinar is NOT eligible for ASWB ACE CE hours or NASW CE hours.


Victor Flores, MC, LAC, possesses a master's degree in counseling with an undergraduate degree in sociology. His experience has allowed him to be in various positions within a multiplicity of systems including courts, behavioral health, and other non-profit organizations. He possesses a license from the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners and delivers services in Arizona. The services are responsive to the culture and the linguistic needs of those he serves.

Who Should Attend

Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.

Technology Partner

This webinar is produced in partnership with Orion Healthcare Technology.

Orion Healthcare Technology

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