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Department of Psychology Colloquium Series: Dr. Roberto Abreu

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Friday, March 10 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm

AHC1 - Academic Health Center 1, 110
11200 SW 8th ST, Academic Health Center 1, Miami, Florida 33199

The Department of Psychology Colloquium Series is proud to present Roberto Abreu, PhD (Assistant Professor, University of Florida) giving a talk entitled, LATINX LGBTQ People and The Role of Family and Community Support in their Wellbeing. 

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This presentation will provide an overview about how acceptance and support for Latinx LGBTQ people looks within their own families and Latinx communities. Cultural values and beliefs such as familismo, gender norms (machismo, caballerismo, marianismo), and convivencia, among others, will be highlighted. Implications for strength-based approaches for working with Latinx LGBTQ people and their families will be discussed. Students are invited to join Dr. Abreu, an FIU alumnus (BS ’10; MS ’13), for an informal discussion following the presentation. Refreshments will be provided. 

Dr. Roberto L. Abreu [he/him/él], is an Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida (UF) and the director of the Collective Healing and Empowering VoicEs through Research and Engagement (¡Chévere!) Lab. 

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Students, Faculty & Staff




Department of Psychology


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