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2019 Caring Across Cultures Conference

September 20th, 2019

Location: The Cox Convention Center at The Renaissance

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Registration opens at 8 AM)

The Culture of Nursing

Featuring speakers Dr. Miguel Gallardo and Nurse Blake

Please click here to view the detailed schedule, speaker information and paper registration form.

Featured Speakers:

Dr. Miguel Gallardo

2019 Caring Across Cultures Conference Dr. Miguel Gallardo

Dr. Miguel Gallardo is a Professor of Psychology and Director of Aliento, The Center for Latina/o Communities at Pepperdine University. He is a licensed psychologist and maintains an independent/consultation practice where he conducts therapy, forensic/legal psychological assessments, and consults with organizations and universities on developing culturally responsive systems. He teaches courses on multicultural and social justice, intimate partner violence and professional practice issues.

Dr. Gallardo’s areas of scholarship and research interests include understanding the psychotherapy process when working with ethnocultural communities, particularly the Latina/o community and in understanding the processes by which individuals develop cultural awareness and humility. Dr. Gallardo has published refereed journal articles, books, and book chapters in the areas of multicultural psychology, Latina/o psychology, ethics and evidence-based practices, cultural humility, and racial colorblindness. He is currently a Series Editor for Cognella Academic Press’ Advances in Culture, Race, and Ethnicity book series.

Dr. Gallardo is currently Director of Research and Evaluation for the Multiethnic Collaborative of Community Agencies (MECCA), a non-profit organization dedicated to serving monolingual Arab, Farsi, Korean, Vietnamese, Cambodian and Spanish speaking communities. Dr. Gallardo served a 6-year Governor appointed licensed member of the California Board of Psychology. Dr. Gallardo is currently serving a 5-year appointment on the Clergy Misconduct Oversight Board for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Dr. Gallardo is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association.

Nurse Blake

2019 Caring Across Cultures Nurse Blake

Nurse Blake graduated with his BSN from the University of Central Florida in 2014. He has worked in a number of healthcare roles and started several successful campaigns including Nurses Support Their Young and Banned4Life. As the largest nurse on social media, Nurse Blake’s content reaches an average of 20,000,000 people every month. Over 1,000,000 nurses and nursing students follow him on social media and his videos have been viewed over 200,000,000 times.

Registration Rates

  • $175 Professional Registration
  • $125 Student or KSN Alumni
  • $0 Current Kramer School of Nursing Student or Employee
  • $249 registration received on or after September 13, 2019, including on-site registration rates.

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