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GLOBE Talk: Considerations for Building and Sustaining Professional Relationships within the Cuban Context
November 17, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST
This GLOBE Talk aims to highlight background, rationale and strategies for professionals who would like to know how to build and sustain relationships in Cuba. Contextual factors such as laws, politics, culture, societal norms, and communication will be explored. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect and share how they build and sustain relationships globally.
Patricia H. A. Perez, PhD
Associate Professor, International Psychology Online Campus, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Dr. Perez received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Northwestern University, Master of Education degree in Child Development and Infant Studies from the Erikson Institute and her Doctorate degree (minor in Multicultural Counseling) in Counseling Psychology from Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Perez has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in child development and psychology on-ground and online across five higher education institutions for over 20 years. Dr. Perez has over 25 years of experience working with young children and families in community-based settings, early intervention, hospitals, family support programs, and in private practice. Her areas of research and practice expertise include children and families, children with special needs, diversity/equity/inclusion/justice/belonging, parenting, cultural competence, lifespan development, child abuse and neglect, global trauma, and acculturation psychology. Dr. Perez is a diversity psychotherapist, mixed methods researcher, developmental specialist, cultural expert, and international psychology consultant. Dr. Perez provides consultation nationally and internationally (United States, United Kingdom, Ghana, Kuwait, Philippines, Indonesia, Armenia).
Dr. Perez is a member of Division 52 (International Psychology) of the American Psychological Association (APA) and has been appointed as the division representative for APA’s Coalition for Psychology in Schools and Education. Since 2016, Dr. Perez serves as the chair of the scientific committee for the Middle East Psychological Association’s annual Conference and is a member of the School of Education Advisory Board at Pacific Oaks College. She is a recipient of a 2018 Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award for inspiring students to establish a concept, procedure, movement and/or organization that makes a difference in their communities.
Jared Carter, JD, Adjunct Professor of Law, The Colleges of Law
Jared Carter graduated from Vermont Law School in 2009 where he received an Equal Justice Foundation Fellowship to litigate a constitutional challenge to U.S. Treasury Department Regulations prohibiting travel to Cuba. A veteran attorney and advocate for social, legal and economic justice, Professor Carter spent a year as law clerk to Justices William Leaphart, Jim Rice and Jim Nelson at the Montana Supreme Court. As an Assistant Professor of Law, Professor Carter teaches a range of courses including: Legal Activism, Appellate Advocacy, First Amendment Law, and Natural Resources Law. In addition, he has developed numerous study away courses that take students to Cuba to learn about the Cuban legal system. An active member of the Vermont bar, Jared also directs the Vermont Community Law Center, litigating constitutional and consumer rights issues in state and federal court. Most recently, Jared has worked as the Legal Director of the Cornell Law School’s First Amendment Clinic. Outside his legal work, Professor Carter is an avid outdoors-person—backpacking, canoeing and fly-fishing in the warmer months, and cross-country skiing in the winter. Despite the fact that Vermont is landlocked, Professor Carter also enjoys surfing and does so in the frigid waters of the New England coastline.