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2023 Expanding Opportunities Project Virtual Colloquium

We welcome graduate students, school-based mental health professionals, universities, and other stakeholders to this event on Friday, September 8 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

This colloquium will highlight the school-based mental health experience in rural schools. Hear from two amazing New Mexico school-based mental health providers willing to share their experiences and discuss hot topics in mental health. You will also have an overview of the NMEOP program and a chance to ask questions.


Recordings will be available as well. 

The first 150 people who attend the live event and fill out the survey provided at the end will receive a complimentary copy of the book, What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Oprah Winfrey & Bruce D. Perry.


  • Keynote Presenter: Florence Miera, LMSW
  • Presenter: M. Soña Alaniz Saiz, PhD, LCSW
  • Presenter: Deborah Chavez, MSW

For more information on the presenters, please see the 2023 Expanding Opportunities Project Virtual Colloquium flyer.

2023 Expanding Opportunities Project virtual colloquium flyer