Promoting dignified care to older adults and nursing as an opportunity to Latinos. Francisco Díaz MSN, GNP-BC , CDE  Is a member of NAHN- New York. Mr. Diaz earned both of his Bachelors of Science and Masters of Nursing Science degrees in Nursing from Columbia University where he made the Dean’s List.  He has been a full-time nurse for over 10 years and specializes in gerontology and is a certified diabetes educator.

He is passionate about addressing the cultural underpinnings of the healthcare delivery; particularly when addressing chronic morbidities, older adults, ethnic backgrounds and to individuals marginalized because of their sexual or gender orientation.

As an active member of NAHN, he promotes tirelessly the profession of nursing to Latinos and other ethnic group as a profession to offers not only financial stability; but because it offers an opportunity to the health status of their communities as well.

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Applied Behavior Analyst Alice Ynirro sat down with our host Kristin Sunanta Walker live at the Next Gen Revolution Summit in November 2017 in Miami, Florida. This is THE in person and online summit to attend for anyone interested in ABA, Artificial Intelligence, Human Behavior, Mental Health, Virtual Reality, Autism, and more.

Take a listen as Alice talks about her career path and why ABA and Next Gen Revolution are a part of her career path in behavioral health.

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Applied Behavior Analyst Maggie Pavone sat down with our host Kristin Sunanta Walker live at the Next Gen Revolution Summit in November 2017 in Miami, Florida. This is THE in person and online summit to attend for anyone interested in ABA, Artificial Intelligence, Human Behavior, Mental Health, Virtual Reality, Autism, and more.

Take a listen as Maggie talks about her career path and why ABA and Next Gen Revolution are a part of her career path in behavioral health.

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Sam Webb discusses how saying too much “YES” can become a problem for your mental health.  He joins us live at The National Council for Behavioral Health’s annual conference in Seattle, Washington NatCon2017. Not often we get to do in person interviews between our host, Kristin Sunanta Walker, and Sam but they are always powerful. Sam talks about the foundation he is co-founder of Livin (A suicide awareness organization), his production company www.webbproductions.com, and his upcoming podcast on MHNRNetworkwww.vulnerabl.com. Life has been moving fast for Sam so we get into it about taking care of yourself and making sure that your personal well being is first. Givers tend to put themselves last on the list but this doesn’t help you on your own mental health journey.

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Chris Medina, Andy Chavez, and Annie Escalante join Kristin Walker and Jonathan Bertrand to talk about the Next Gen Revolution Summit coming up November 2017 in Miami, Florida. Our listeners can use the code “MHNR” for a 20% discount off all ticket types. This is THE in person and online summit to attend for anyone interested in ABA, Artificial Intelligence, Human Behavior, Mental Health, Virtual Reality, Autism, and more.

We talk about how virtual reality is being used to help those with Autism. These four entrepreneurs created the organization BehaviorMe and are presenting at the summit.

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Nick Green, Kristin Walker, and Jonathan Bertrand talk about the Next Gen Revolution Summit coming up November 2017 in Miami, Florida. Our listeners can use the code “MHNR” for a 20% discount off all ticket types. This is THE in person and online summit to attend for anyone interested in ABA, Artificial Intelligence, Human Behavior, Mental Health, Virtual Reality, and more. Nick discusses why we need to get up and move!

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Ryan O’Donnell, Kristin Walker, and Jonathan Bertrand talk about the Next Gen Revolution Summit coming up November 2017 in Miami, Florida. Our listeners can use the code “MHNR” for a 20% discount off all ticket types. This is THE in person and online summit to attend for anyone interested in ABA, Artificial Intelligence, Human Behavior, Mental Health, Virtual Reality, and more!

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Listen as MHNR host, Kristin Walker, interviews Dr. Mario Hernandez, Professor and Chair of the Department of Child and Family Studies (within the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences at the University of South Florida. In his role as Chair, Dr. Hernandez discusses the new Master of Science in Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health program and research development. Most Recently, Dr. Hernandez co authored an article for The Journal of Behavioral Health Services published by the National Council for Behavioral Health. The results of the survey discussed in the article were startling.

Dr. Hernandez provides leadership and management for a variety of research and technical assistance projects at the local, national, and international levels. He has also co-edited two books, Promoting Cultural Competence in Children’s Mental Health Services and Developing Outcome Strategies in Children’s Mental Health which he further discusses with Kristin on the show. He has published articles and book chapters on developing outcome strategies for children’s mental health, cultural competence and in applying logic models to support community change efforts. Additionally, he edited and contributed to: a special issue of the American Journal of Community Psychology, focused on exemplars of community practice that have used logic models to guide their local efforts; the Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, focusing on child mental health policy; and, the Journal of Behavioral Healthcare and Research, focusing on system accountability in children’s mental health.

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We had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Robert (Bob) Johnson, LCSW and CEO/President of The Samaritan Institute. I haven’t received a hand written thank you card in a very long time. Bob wrote one to me after we met at The National Council for Behavioral Health conference in Seattle of 2017. A gentleman and forward thinker ready to take the institute to new heights and sheppard in technology, compliancy, and growth for the 60+ organizations under the Samaritan umbrella.

Robert (Bob) P. Johnson, MS, LCSW joined the Institute in July 2016. Prior to this, he served on the Institute Board of Directors, the Clergy and Congregation Care (CCC) Leadership Team, and has been a member of Leadership Consultation Group (LCG) II since its inception in 1998. Bob was the Executive Director of the American Foundation of Counseling Services, a Samaritan Center, located in Green Bay, Wisconsin from 1996 – 2016. During this time the Center grew from providing 5,000 hours of service annually to over 20,000 hours across three program areas:  Outpatient Behavioral Health; Treatment Foster Care; and Clergy and Congregation Care. The Center has also become known as a leader in the development of collaborative working groups to address the mental health needs throughout the community. Bob holds a B.S. in Psychology from St. Norbert College and a MS in Clinical Psychology from University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh.

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