Women holding training certificates

Three Women Volunteers Train-the-Trainers
November 2018

Marciana Popescu, MSW, Ph.D., Zoe Reyes, MSW, and Dana Alonzo, MSW, Ph.D., were awarded stipends by ISWS to travel to Guatemala City and Peronia, Guatemala to lead a train-the-trainer program for teachers, mental health providers, social workers, school administrators, and nurses. Topics chosen by the participants included:

  • Adolescent development
  • Signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression
  • Leadership skills
  • Suicide awareness
  • Promoting resilience in youth and adults