Social Justice Series – School of Education & Human Development

Social Justice Series

October 21, 2020

Social Justice Series – Melissa Gutierrez

Melissa Gutierrez is a first-year Counseling Psychology doctoral student. In this video, Melissa shares about her trajectory in working with Latino youth and families. She shares about the projects she is involved in at the University of Miami and some of her research interests. Melissa is interested in the role of parents in the self-esteem of Latino youth. She’s specifically interested on developing interventions that are tailored to increase parent empathy, reducing […]
October 13, 2020

Social Justice Series – Gabrielle del Rey

Gabrielle del Rey is a second-year Counseling Psychology doctoral student. In this video, Gabrielle shares about the projects she is involved in at the University of Miami and some of her personal research interests. Broadly, Gabrielle’s research interests center on family systems theory and practice with Latino and Black adolescents and families. She is passionate about working with and serving her home community in Miami. Gabrielle can be contacted at gmd27@miami.edu.
October 6, 2020

Social Justice Series – Marisol Meyer

In the black community, we believe in the grind and working 10x harder than everyone else in order to get where we want to be. Yet, in this flow and journey to making our dreams a reality we rarely take time to collect our thoughts or just breathe. Let’s start to change that. You deserve to put yourself first. Don’t let anyone make you feel guilty for saying no. Make time to […]

SEHD BELIEF

We have come to a watershed moment in our history. While still “land of the free – home of the brave”, the United States has entered into a renewed desire to make this statement ring true for all of her citizens. We at the School of Education and Human Development are proud of the work we’ve done by creating, developing, leading and participating in programs, related to our fields of study, that partner with underserved communities. But, while our track record has been really good, we recognize that we can do more. Dean Laura Kohn-Wood and the rest of the SEHD are committed to doing our part to make this ideal a reality.