Mr. Alvarez-Hernandez provides training and consultation in diverse areas.

Some of the topics include:

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Social Work Practice
  • Cultural Competence
  • Anger Management
  • Substance Abuse
  • Mental Health
  • Best-Practices
  • LGBTQ* populations

Recent trainings and presentations include:

  • Alvarez-Hernandez, L. R. & Hughes, J. R. (2016, October). The LGBTTQQIAAP Acronym: What it Means and Why Should Social Work Care. Workshop to be presented in October, 2016 at the Annual Conference of the Latino Social Workers Organization, Chicago, IL.
  • Alvarez-Hernandez, L. R. (2016, March). Social responsibility and working with the disenfranchised. Training presented at Care Ethics in a Complicated World: A Conference for Mental Health Professionals, Care and Counseling Center of Georgia, Decatur, GA.
  • Alvarez-Hernandez, L. R. (November, 2015). Substance use and HIV/AIDS. Session presented to the Linkage to HIV Care Peer Guide Training Program at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.
  • Alvarez-Hernandez, L. R. & Hughes, J. R. (2015, October). Understanding the rainbow: Social work considerations on diversity and needs of LGBTTQQIAAP populations. Pre-Conference workshop presented at the Annual Conference of the Georgia Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, Atlanta, GA.
  • Alvarez-Hernandez, L. R. & Choi, Y. J. (2015, October). When “culture” and “competence” collide: A Dialectic and Uniqueness Awareness Approach. Interactive workshop session presented at the 61st Annual Program National Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Denver, CO.
  • Alvarez-Hernandez, L. R. (2015, September). Working with interpreters in mental health settings. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Decatur, GA.


A complete list can be seen HERE.