Dr. Vazquez’s Presentations and Booking Them

Dr. Carmen Vazquez has extensive experience speaking, conducting workshops, and participating in seminars. Not only does she bring expertise from over 25 years as a clinician, researcher, and gifted teacher, but also her lively speaking style that engages audiences.

To arrange a presentation by Dr. Vazquez for your
organization, university, or corporation, please phone

(212) 972-1777

Please re-visit for new ones. See c.v. for more previous ones. Grief Therapy with Latinos: Integrating Culture into Psychotherapy -Workshop at 2012 Biennial Conference of the National Latino/a Psychological Association in New Brunswick, New Jersey on October 13, 2012 at 3:15 Janeway Room. Dr. Vazquez will present with Dr. Dinelia Rosa.

Keynote speaker at CEMA (American Psychological Association’s Committee of Ethnic and Minority Affairs) virtual presentation 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM on April 26, 2012. Students ask Dr. Vazquez questions about her research and career decisions and advice on minority student-related issues.

The Psychological Impact of Sudden, Unanticipated Losses: Important Considerations of Grief Therapy with Latinos. March 23, 2012. 11:00 AM to 12 Noon, at Ponce School of Medicine, Psychoneurometrics Building, Ponce, Puerto Rico.

The Narrative of Loss: Conducting Grief Therapy in a Diverse Context. 30th International Congress of Psychology, July 22-27, 2012 in Cape Town, South Africa.

Book Signing at American Psychological Association (APA) Convention in Washington, D.C. – Saturday, August 6, 2011 at the Springer Publishing Company exhibit for Dr. Vazquez’s book Grief Therapy with Latinos: An Integration of Culture for Clinicians.

Presentation at American Psychological Association (APA) Convention “Achieving Competency Through the Integration of Culture in Grief Therapy.” Sunday August 7, 2011. The Renaissance Hotel, Washington, D.C. Sponsored by Division 52.

Plenary Panelist: “Faith, Culture and Grief.” Conference is “Healing: Grief, Compassion and Hope” at St. John’s University. November 12, 2011.

Keynote Speaker at the Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology 8th Multicultural Competence Across Settings event. Her presentation is entitled “Considering Culture and Loss in Clinical Interventions: Grief Therapy with Latinos.” October 14, 2011.

Keynote Speaker at Alianza Annual Conference; Healing Generations and Transforming Communities; “Domestic Violence: The Importance of Collaboration.” March 19,2010. Miami, Florida

Presenter at 6th International Conference on the Dialogical Self; “The Narrative of Loss: Integrating Self and Culture in Grief Therapy with Latinos.” Athens, Greece – September 2010

Keynote Speaker at Alianza Annual Conference; March 19, 2010; Miami, Florida. Healing Generations and Transforming Communities; “Domestic Violence: The Importance of Collaboration.”

“Practical Overview of Neuropsychological Testing.” HB Litigation Conference; Lead Litigation Audiocast; December 2, 2009.

“Practical Overview of Neuropsychological Testing,” Lead Litigation Conference, May 19, 2009, Philadelphia.

Carmen I. Vazquez, Ph.D., ABPP and Martin D. Juvelier, Esq. On September 5, 2008 presented at American College of Forensic Examiners (ACFEI) National Conference in San Diego, California. “Mental Health and Law with a Cultural Overview.”

” Hispanics in Mental Health.” Family Service Association’s 2nd Annual Multicultural Competence Training Conference. Atlantic City, New Jersey. June 26, 2008.

” Neuropsychological Assessment with Latina/o Populations: An Illustrative Case Study.” American Psychological Association Convention. San Francisco, California. August 19th, 2007.

“Bridging Different Worlds: Providing Psychological Services Across Cultures in the College Setting.” Friday May 5, 2006 at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY at the Consortium on High Achievement and Success (CHAS)Targeted Professional Meeting.

Group Psychotherapy with Latinas at Grand Rounds, Lincoln Hospital Center April 2006.

Keynote speaker at the Latino Psychological Association of New Jersey. Book signing too. Friday, November 4, 2005 at Ramapo College of New Jersey, in Mahwah, NJ. For details, contact Milton A. Fuentes, Psy.D., Assistant Professor Psychology Department and Co-Director – Latin American/Latino Studies Program. Click here for details:

Marianismo the Other Side of Machismo: The Psychological Conflicts of Bicultural Women. December 11, 2005 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at The Open Center, 83 Spring Street, NY, NY 10012. Click here for details:

Two lectures on Parenting with Pride a the Seventh Annual Latino Expo on Sunday, October 16, 2005 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.

Salud Mental Transcultural: Modelo de Tratamiento Bilingue para Hispanos Residentes en EEUU” organized by the Comision de Docencia de la Xarxa de Salut Mental del Instituto de Asistencia Sanitaria on October 4, 2005 in Girona, Spain

Keynote Speaker at Third Annual Statewide Cultural Sensitivity Conference of the Cultural Sensitivity Institute (CSI) of Camden County on Wednesday, August 3, 2005 at the Mansion on Main Street in Voorhees, NJ. The conference is from 8:00 – 4:00 p.m. Details.

Keynote Speaker at William Alanson White Institute in New York City on Friday, June 3, 2005. “Cultural Diversity in the Consulting Room: Psychotherapeutic Considerations When Working with Hispanic/Latino Clients.” St. John’s University in April 2005. April 15, 2005 in Chicago.

State University of New Jersey at Rutgers on April 8, 2005: Diverse Perspectives on Careers: Students Helping Students Bridge the Cultural Gap.

February 2005: In Puerto Rico – Universidad de Puerto Rico Departamento de Psicologia Recinto de Rio Piedras – Criando a Niños en Ambientes Biculturales

December 2004: In the Dominican Republic – Universidad Iberaoamericana UNIBE – Criando A Su Niño con Orgullo Latino

November 2004: Presentations at several universities, such as

  • Columbia University Continuing Education Course entitled “Meet the Authors Series: Parenting with Pride Latino Style and Black Boys and the Imposed culture of Shame” sponsored by the New York State Psychological Association
  • “Assimilation: Good or Bad and its Effect on Cultural Identity” at Earlham College in Illinois

Participation in the Inaugural Conference of the National Latina/o Psychological Association

October 2004: Presentation on Parenting with Pride Latino Style in the Continuing Education Course “Diversity Challenges in Independent Practice: Building Multicultural Competence” sponsored by the New York State Psychological Association.

Carmen Vazquez, Ph.D, ABPP and Lorna Myers, Ph.D. Culturally Competent Neuropsychological Assessment of Hispanic-Americans CONTINUING EDUCATION WORKSHOP AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION 2004 ANNUAL CONVENTION-HONOLULU, HAWAII , July 28 – August 1, 2004

Media book tours:

Noticiero Telemundo (National TV News , El Diario de la Mujer, Presented at Miami Dade Community College Hispanic Heritage celebration, Telemiami TV, Radio WSUA-AM CBS Presented at Society for Public Health education, Newspaper El Imparcial in Miami, Newspaper La Estrella in Dallas, Forthworth, Texas, La Prensa, San Antonio, Texas, El Vocero de San Juan Puerto Rico, El Nuevo Dia in Feb 2005 in Puerto Rico. Vision Hispana Newspaper, Universal Prensa in Puerto Rico, La Perla Del Sur in Puerto Rico, La Gaceta in Puerto Rico. La Opinion, Houston, Sunday Star Ledger in New Jersey, New York Post, Daily News, San Diego Union Tribune, Mundo Hispano Stockton, Eco Latino, The Dallas Morning News, Tampa Tribune Houston Chronicle. Bookstore presentations at Borders in Coral Gables Miami and in Puerto Rico, Cultura Latina in Los Angeles, and Lectorum.

Queensborough Public Library in Jackson Heights: The Maria Paradox

Vazquez, C.I. 2003. Assessment and Treatment of Latino Pati ents: Children, Adolescent and Adults. Fordham University School of Education New York New York.

Vazquez, C.I. 2001. Latinas Depression Somatization and Heart Disease. Sociedad Interamericana de Psicologia SIP 2001 Congress. Santiago, Chile.

Vazquez, C.I. 2001, The Culturally Competent Provider. Invited speaker Annual Meeting Association of Hispanic Mental Health Providers. New York, New York.

Vazquez, C.I. 2001, Decision of a Lifetime. Division of Psychoanalysis 39, Graduate Students Panel, American Psychological Association. Annual Convention, San Francisco, California.

Vazquez, C.I .2001, Cultural Competence Guidelines. II National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Invited Speaker, Santa Barbara, California.

Vazquez, C.I., 1998, The Maria Paradox: How Latinas Can Merge Old World Traditions with New World Self Esteem. Invited speaker to Latin Ladies in Power Conference, Pace University, New York, New York.

Vazquez, C. I., 1998, Understanding Depression in the Latina Woman, Ground Rounds Presentation at Gouverneur Hospital, New York, New York.

Vazquez, C. I., 1997, Psychodynamic History & Family of Origin – Seminar presentation at The Latino Family Institute, Oakley, Chicago.

Vazquez, C.I., 1997, The Role of Powerlessness in the Understanding of Depression in Latinas. Invited speaker to 8th Annual Symposium Sociedad Medica Dominicana. Marriot Eat Side, New York, New York.

Vazquez, C.I., 1997, La Gran Tertulia- Workshop presentation at Hostos Community College, Bronx, New York.

Vazquez, C.I., 1996, The Dominican Culture. A workshop presentation at the Ethnicity & Family Therapy Conference, Fordham University, New York, New York.

Vazquez, C. I., 1996, How to Understand Marianismo and Machismo. Keynote speaker at Hispanic Heritage Week Celebration – Lehigh College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Vazquez, C. I., 1996, Domestic Violence, Clinical Considerations for Latinas, invited speaker to Annual Symposium , Sociedad Medica Dominicana, September.

Vazquez, C. I., 1996, Domestic Violence, The Unspeakable Condition for Latinas. Keynote speaker at Houston Area Women’s Center Annual luncheon, Houston, Texas.

Vazquez, C. I., 1996, Acculturation and the Latina Woman, Grand Rounds Presentation at Baptist Hospital, Far Rockaway, New York.

Vazquez, C. I. , 1996, The Urban Hispanic. Invited Address speaker at Education Miniconvention American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Vazquez, C.I., 1996, An Exploration into the relevance of Acculturation in Mental Health. Invited speaker to 100 Hispanic Women First Mental Health Conference: By Ourselves: Trauma, Mental Illness and the Latina Woman. New York University, New York, NY.

Vazquez, C. I., 1995, Spousal Abuse and Violence Against Women. Invited speaker at Symposium Women and Mental Health. The New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY.

Vazquez, C. I., 1995, What is a Culturally Competent Psychology, Why and for Whom it is Important – participant in Round Table Discussion. 103rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, New York, New York.

Vazquez, C. I., 1993, Understanding Socio Cultural Influences in Psychological Testing. Paper presented at Adelphi University, L.I.

Vazquez, C. I., Blandino, R. , 1993, The Role of Cultural/Contextual Mechanisms Underlying Family and Psychoeducation Groups with Hispanic Families of HIV patients. Paper presented at World Congress. World Association for Psychosocial Rehabiliation, Dublin, Ireland.

Vazquez, C. I., 1992, The Hispanic Elderly. 100 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Vazquez, C. I., 1991, The Hispanic Child: Relevance of Socio-Cultural Influences. Workshop presented at Conference Taming The Testing Controversy: A Substantive Four-Track Conference, Education Records Bureau, October, New York , New York.

Vazquez, C. I., 1991, The Relevance of Cultural Identity for Hispanics within the Therapeutic Dyad. Workshop presented at the Winter Roundtable on Cross-Cultural Counseling and Psychotherapy. Teachers College, Columbia University, February 1991.

Vazquez, C. I., 1988, The psychoeducational model for families of chronic patients. Annual Hispanic Conference on Family Therapy at New York University Medical School, New York, New York.

Vazquez, C.I., 1988, Career Planning in Mental Health for Minorities presented at American Orthopsychiatric Association 65th Annual meeting, San Francisco, California.

Vazquez, C. I., 1988, Training the Minority Psychologist. Invited speaker at the NIMH conference for Training of Minority Clinical Psychologists at UCLA, Los Angeles, California.

Vazquez, C. I., 1988, Language and the Psychological Examination, presentation at Board of Education City of New York, New York

Vazquez, C. I.,1988, Relevance of Ethnicity in Mental Health Grand Rounds, presentation at Gouverneur Hospital, New York, New York.

Vazquez, C. I., 1988, The Stress Factor in Mental Health for Hispanics Grand Rounds presentation at Lincoln Hospital, Bronx, New York.

Vazquez, C. I., 1988, Faculty Resource person at workshop entitled: The impact of Militarism on Mental Health for Hispanics. Presented at Physicians for Social Responsibility Conference, Washington, D.C.

Vazquez, C. I.,1987, Statistical Trends in the Training of Minorities in Mental Health. National Association of Social Workers Conference, Washington, D.C.

Vazquez, C. I., 1987, Family Strivings for Dominicans. Invited speaker at Dominican Mental Health Conference. Columbia Presbyterian Hospital And Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York.

Vazquez, C. I., 1986, Issues of Language and Culture in the treatment and Diagnosis of Hispanics. Invited Speaker at Minority Conference City University of New York, Graduate Program, New York, May 1987.Vazquez, C. I., “Linguistics Considerations Working With_Hispanic Families.” First Hispanic Conference on Family Therapy, N.Y.U. Medical School, New York, New York.

Vazquez, C. I., 1986, The Effect of Interview Language on the Evaluation of Psychopathology. Invited Speaker at Conference “Treating Hispanic Clients, Cultural, Ethnic and Linguistics Considerations – Mental Health Task Force for Hispanics and the Clinical Psychology Program of Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York.

Vazquez, C.I., 1986, Faculty Resource Person at workshop entitled: Minority Research: Shared Problem Analysis of Design and Policy Strategies. Presented at American Orthopsychiatry Association. 63rd Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.

Vazquez, C. I., 1986, Does Inpatient Psychotherapy for Hispanics Follow a Procrustean Model? Paper presented at Roundtable Defining and Developing Strategies for Multicultural Competence, Columbia University Teachers College, New York, New York.

Vazquez, C. I., 1985, Linguistics Considerations in the Effective Delivery of Mental Services and Education to Hispanics. New Directions in Assessment and Psychotherapy with Hispanic Bilinguals. American Public Health Association, 113th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Vazquez, C.I., 1985, Presider, Symposium. Mental Health Research: Minority Concerns of the American Public Health Association. 113th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Vazquez, C. I. 1985, Invited Speaker at the Manhattan Teen Pregnancy Network Spring Conference. N.Y.U., New York, New York.

Vazquez, C. I., 1985, The Hispanic Adolescent: Cultural Views on Pregnancies and Sexuality. Invited Speaker at the Manhattan Teen Pregnancy Network Meeting. New York, New York.

Vazquez, C. I., 1984, How to Answer Your Child’s Sexual Questions. Invited speaker at “Student Week,” Hostos Community College of CUNY, New York, New York.

vVazquez, C. I., 1980, Development, Research and Usefulness of TEMAS. Presented at the 43rd Annual Convention American Imagery Conference. The Waldorf Astoria, New York, New York.
Vazquez, C. I., 1979, Preliminary Findings of Research with TEMAS, Fantasies of Bilingual Children. Presented at the Projective Techniques Conference, Statler Hilton Hotel, New York, New York.