2017 Speakers

Luis A. Vargas, PhD
Session #10

Luis A. Vargas, PhD is an emeritus associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine (UNM-SOM). He was the director of the UNM-SOM clinical psychology internship program for fourteen years. He is co-editor (with Joan D. Koss-Chioino) of Working with Culture: Psychotherapeutic Interventions with Ethnic Minority Children and Adolescents and a co-author (with Joan D. Koss-Chioino) of Working with Latino Youth: Culture, Development, and Context, both published by Jossey-Bass.  He is committed to training behavioral health professionals to maintain a scientific mindedness in providing culturally responsive services in the context of evidence-based practice.