The BIA is a 501c3 non-profit neighborhood organization, founded in 1930. The BIA serves people who live, work, worship and play in Broadmoor through a coordinated network of anchor institutions, faith-based partners, businesses and community partners. 

3900 General Taylor St.

New Orleans LA 70125

T: 504-249-5130

E: info@broadmoorimprovement.com


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The Broadmoor Improvement Association is an approved provider of continuing education units (CEUs) for Social Workers in the State of Louisiana. Most workshops are also approved for LPC CEUs. All workshops take place at the Broadmoor Arts and Wellness Center located at 3900 General Taylor Street, Second floor, NOLA 70125.


All workshops are three hours in length from 9 am-12:15 pm unless otherwise specified. Registration fee includes the workshop, coffee, light refreshments, CEU certificate and handouts.


  • The cost for standard registration is $50 per session

  • Sessions shorter than 3 hours will cost $15 per CEU

  • Early bird registration is available up to one week prior to the workshop date for $45

  • Students may purchase tickets at the door for $25 if spots are still available 

Cancellation Policy: A fee of $15 will be retained for each session if a cancellation is received 5 days prior to the session. No refunds will be possible after this time. To request a cancellation, please email wellness@broadmoorimprovement.com.

Complaint Policy: Attendees of any CE sponsored by the Broadmoor Improvement Association who have a complaint should send their complaint in writing to wellness@broadmoorimprovement.com with the subject line "Complaint." Please allow 3-5 business days for initial response.

For group registrations, please contact Anamaria Villamarin-Lupin, LCSW-BACS at 504-249-5130 or email wellness@broadmoorimprovement.com.

All upcoming CEU workshops have been generously sponsored by Trusted Provider Network.


Trauma and Mental Health Considerations for Hispanic/Latinx Youth 

Friday, December 6th | 9 am to 12:15 pm

Description: In this workshop participants will review and discuss issues facing the Hispanic/Latinx Immigrant Population in the Greater New Orleans Area and the relationship between trauma exposure and country of origin and immigration experiences. The workshop will also cover effective trauma treatment approaches for Hispanic/Latinx Youth including:

  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

  • Alternative for Families Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT)

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy

  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)/ “Parts Work” Therapy


Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will attain greater understanding of Cultural Norms/Differences Regarding Sexuality, Dating, and Discipline

  2. Participants will be able to articulate Trauma Exposure Related to Country of Origin & Immigration Experiences

  3. Participants will learn about Local Bilingual Trauma-Informed Mental Health Resources for Children and Parents

  4. Participants will be able to identify effective trauma treatment approaches for Hispanic/Latinx Youth


About the Presenters: Ryan Durand, LMSW is a clinical social worker at Children’s Bureau of New Orleans (CBNO), a nonprofit organization serving youth ages 6 to 24. At CBNO, Ryan works specifically as a trauma therapist through a grant-funded program known as Project LAST (Loss and Survival Team), where he serves primarily Spanish-speaking immigrant youth and their families. Ryan also works with youth referred through Jefferson Parish’s Juvenile Court system as well as with young adults ages 18-24 referred through partnering community organizations.

Originally from New Iberia, Louisiana, Ryan attended Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge, LA where he earned his BA in International Studies and Spanish. He moved to New Orleans in 2015 to begin his Master of Social Work studies at Tulane University. While working at his internship with Catholic Charities Office of Immigration and Refugee Services, Ryan began practicing clinical work with refugee and immigrant youth and families. In his practicum, he saw the need for effective, culturally adaptive treatment for complex trauma which led Ryan to complete basic training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy in 2016. Since then, he has also trained in Trauma-Focused CBT and Internal Family Systems Therapy. Ryan continues to develop and implement new skills in his work with youth at CBNO by combining the previously mentioned protocols with techniques associated with play therapy—specifically sand tray—and art therapy.


Angela Garzon, LPC is a mental health clinician at Children’s Bureau of New Orleans (CBNO), a nonprofit organization serving youth ages 6 to 24. At CBNO, Angela works specifically as a trauma therapist through a grant-funded program known as Project LAST (Loss and Survival Team), where she serves primarily Spanish-speaking immigrant youth and their families. 


Originally from Medellin, Colombia, South America, Angela moved to the US at 21-years-old and has lived in New York, Massachusetts and South Carolina before finally moving to New Orleans just over 2 years ago. She earned her MA in Counseling from Webster University 2006. In her over 12 years’ experience working as a mental health clinician, Angela has served Spanish-speaking individuals and families in various capacities. Angela is trained in TF-CBT, AF-CBT, play therapy, among other evidence-based protocols. At CBNO Angela works specifically with children and parents from Central and South America who have experienced complex trauma, separation and displacement, as well as discrimination and acculturation stress. She has implemented treatment individually, in group settings, and has conducted family therapy as well.